Maersk opens new Oman office


A. P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) has inaugurated a new corporate office at SOHAR Freezone in Oman.

Besides ocean transportation, Maersk will offer a host of services and solutions in Oman, such as landside transportation, including cross-border movement of cargo, customs clearances, warehousing and distribution, cold chain logistics, and air freight.

Christopher Cook, Managing Director, Maersk UAE, Oman, and Qatar, said: “SOHAR Freezone was a natural choice for us to set up our new office because of its strategic location at the port and the world-class infrastructure of road network and air connectivity on offer.”

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“As a full-integrated logistics and industrial hub enabling global business partnerships, we are pleased to welcome Maersk, a global integrated logistics company, as our latest tenant at SOHAR Freezone,” said Omar Mahmood Al Mahrizi, Chief Executive Officer of SOHAR Freezone.

“This partnership will enable us to streamline our operations further as we continue to focus on logistics and supply chain optimisation and strengthen our position as a smart logistics hub.

“Together with our partners, SOHAR continues to support Oman’s ambitions to further expand the transport and logistics sector, as per the objectives laid out in the Oman Vision 2040. Omar Mahmood Al Mahrizi Chief Executive Officer of SOHAR Freezone,” Mahrizi added.

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The new office adds to the several other initiatives Maersk has undertaken to strengthen its footprint in Oman.

In November 2022, Maersk added Khazaen Dry Port (KDP) to its extensive ‘Port of Call’ network, offering transportation, container terminal, and reefer container services to import and export goods easily.

Around the same time, Maersk also launched a service through the Port of Salalah in Oman as a gateway to Yemen, ensuring seamless cargo movement.

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