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PSA Marine Qalhat wins Omani towage contract

PSA Marine Qalhat wins Omani towage contract
PSA Marine and Golden Dunes International jv company PSA Marine Qalhat (PSAMQ) has deployed four newbuild tugs on a 10 year contract with Oman LNG (OLNG), a Shell and Omani Government jv.  

The tugs, each equipped with a 65 tonne bollard pull, have already arrived in Sur, Oman, ready to begin operations on 11 January.


“PSA Marine is honoured and pleased to be given this opportunity to provide towage services for OLNG. We will leverage on our global experience and expertise to ensure a smooth operation," said Peter Chew, md of PSA Marine. "In addition, PSA Marine will strive to contribute and make a difference to the local community in Sur.”


Ceo of GDI Masoud Al-Barwani added: “GDI is proud to be associated with PSA Marine on this long-term OLNG venture. While there are a number of international players equipped to provide such services, we have decided to join hands with PSA Marine. We stand committed in ensuring knowledge transfer to Omanis and to uphold the principles of In country values and corporate social responsibility to the community.”