On 25 May 2011 “The Jewel of Shinas” arrived from Gove, Australia on its maiden voyage to Sohar. “The Jewel of Shinas” is one of the two ships commissioned for Sohar Aluminium and is operated by Oman Shipping Company.  The carrier which is berthed at Sohar Aluminium’s Port facility is a Five Hatch Supramax bulk carrier dedicated to ship Alumina and Petroleum Coke for Sohar Aluminium for a period of 15 years.  


Present at this auspicious occasion was Henk Pauw, Chief Executive Officer Sohar Aluminium and Nicolas Visscher, Chief Executive Officer Oman Shipping Company.  The officials welcomed the vessel and enjoyed a tour of the ship.  The first vessel commissioned for Sohar Aluminium was delivered in May 2011.  The second “The Jewel of Sohar” is expected to be delivered during the first quarter of 2012.     

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“The Jewel of Shinas” berthing at Sohar Aluminium’s Port Facility