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  • March 31, 2022

The Board of Directors of SOHAR Port and Freezone welcomes new CEO to SOHAR Port

The Board of Directors of SOHAR Port and Freezone announced the appointment of Emile Hoogsteden as the new Chief Executive Officer of SOHAR Port, a joint venture of the Port of Rotterdam Authority and ASYAD Group. Emile succeeds Mark Geilenkirchen effective 1 July 2022, bringing a solid track record of building and managing robust business strategies in the global logistics’ industry. His stellar background will continue to pave the way for more growth opportunities for the port and tenants at SOHAR.

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  • March 29, 2022

HYDROGEN RISE AND JINDAL SHADEED IRON & STEEL TO EVALUATE LANDMARK TRIAL OF GREEN HYDROGEN IN THE PRODUCTION OF ENVIRONMENT-FRIENDLY STEEL IN SOHAR

Hydrogen Rise, Jindal Shadeed Iron & Steel and SOHAR Port and Freezone have signed an agreement to evaluate the development of the first green hydrogen plant at Sohar, which will decarbonize the steel production process at Jindal Shadeed´s steel manufacturing plant. Together, the partners will assess the potential to produce steel in a completely sustainable manner to reduce emissions, lower the complex’s carbon footprint and preserve gas reserves for other applications across the country. After conducting techno-economic feasibility studies, the first phase will include the operation of a 35MW electrolyser capacity by mid-2024, paired with a solar renewable energy plant. Following this first phase, an upscaling path to a potential 350 MW electrolysis capacity will be evaluated.

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  • March 16, 2022

SOHAR Port and Freezone Demonstrates Environmental Efforts during Oman Sustainability Week

SOHAR Port and Freezone took part in Oman Sustainability Week alongside the ASYAD Group to share the success of environmentally conscious practices introduced throughout the complex and prove its commitment to sustainability. As industries move towards cleaner forms of energy, SOHAR has developed strategic programmes to improve health and education, create jobs, reduce inequality and spur economic growth.

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  • March 15, 2022

OMAN SAIL AND SOHAR PORT AND FREEZONE WRAP UP SOHAR WORKS INITIATIVE

SOHAR Port and Freezone in collaboration with Oman Sail and celebrated the success of SOHAR Works, a graduate development programme run in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour, with a closing ceremony held under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Saif bin Hamir Al-Malek al Shuhi, Governor of Al Batinah North, at the Sohar Radisson Blu.

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