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Port of Salalah COVID-19 Update

As part of our ongoing updates in view of the COVID-19 situation, we continue to actively execute, monitor and review our preventive measures.

Current level – Level 2

Ministry of Transport Circulars related to Ports

Circular No. 3 / 2020 relating to “ Stop Paper Transactions”


  • E-Delivery order upload solutions already implemented and activated.
  • We will not be accepting any paper delivery orders effective 15 April, 2020
  • Please reach out to us in case you need any specific assistance or face any challenges

Operational updates


  • Employees continue to work in shifts and work from home where possible in line with the government directives.

Container Terminal

  • Manning and resources deployment continue as normal.
  • Vessel operations continue as normal.
  • Gate operations continue as normal.

As per MOT circular 3 / 2020 initiated measures to receive Electronic Delivery orders and deploying additional measures to reduce / eliminate manual transactions

General Cargo Terminal

  • Dry / liquid bulk operations continue as normal.
  • Manning and resources continue as normal.
  • Dhow operations continue as normal.
  • Garbage services are suspended for the time being.

Marine services

  • Port health doctor will check all vessels on berthing and grant free pratique prior to start of any cargo operations.
  • Cavotec mooring systems are not available until mid-May. All vessels to berth with minimum 4x2 lines fore and aft.
  • Cruise vessel calls limited to bunkering at anchorage.
  • Marine operations continue as normal.
  • Crew Change is not permitted.

The Port of Salalah Customer Support team will continue to operate as usual to assist you with any issues you may experience.

Should you have any concerns and/or queries, please feel free to contact:

Commercial Department:
Prakash Krishnamoorthi – General Manager - Marketing and Sales

Hatim Fadhil – General Manager – General Cargo Terminal

Ramis Musallam – General Manager Operation – Container Terminal

Captain Sukhdev Singh – General Manager – Marine