The Sultanate of Oman is the first in the world in the period of time for ships to stay in ports.
Last March, Oman ranked first in the world in the speed of container ships handling, with an average container vessel survival time of 12.5 hours, including entry, exit, loading and unloading operations, according to the annual Maritime Transport Report 2020 issued by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development “UNCTAD”. This is the culmination of the Omani continuous efforts to maximize the efficiency of the Sultanate’s ports and their global commercial competitiveness. The Sultanate’s ports are linked with 86 commercial ports in 40 countries, with 200 direct weekly flights. This connection contributes to promoting direct export and import from various countries of the world for goods and merchandise, providing the best options for traders and importers to import from the country of origin, and benefiting from direct international shipping lines to the Sultanate from Various Gulf, regional and international ports.