• Transport

    OBG examines all aspects of local transport infrastructure, including sea, air and land. Our analysis within the transport sector reviews the major projects under way and planned, such as airport expansions, port plans, public transit systems, road construction and rail networks.
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How is the transport industry currently positioned for expected growth?

 

Airport infrastructure is developing quickly in Oman, with over $12bn invested in the sector since 2010, and another $6.1bn earmarked through 2020-21 to support the completion of new regional airports and major terminal projects at two international airports. Oman currently operates three regional airports at varying levels of completion, one...

 

Strategically situated at the head of the Indian Ocean Oman, which borders Saudi Arabia and the UAE, is a gateway to the GCC region – a re-distribution point and transit hub for shipments to and from Asia, the Indian subcontinent, and East and Central Africa. Transportation and logistics in the sultanate has emerged in recent years as a pillar...

 

Port automation and the modernisation of freight handling capacity in Oman is keeping pace with large development projects at Duqm and Sohar. Improvements in operational performance are the essential incentive to automate port container terminals, making them more productive and allowing for increased quay use and yard densities that result in...

Chapter | Transport from The Report: Oman 2017

Strategically situated at the head of the Indian Ocean and bordering Saudi Arabia and the UAE, Oman is a gateway to the GCC region – a re-distribution point and transit hub for shipments to and from Asia, the Indian subcontinent, and East and Central Africa. Transport and logistics has emerged in recent years as a pillar of the sultanate’s development and a critical driver of its economy,...