WSS Introduce OCL Feeder Service Between Oman & the UAE

Posted on 24th August 2016

WSS Introduce OCL Feeder Service Between Oman & the UAE
WSS Introduce OCL Feeder Service Between Oman & the UAE

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) are pleased to introduce a feeder service between Oman and the UAE.

"We are happy to inform you that we are the agents for Oman National Carrier. As per the government notification that all oil and gas cargo must be discharged in the Port of Duqm, the appointment comes at a great time. Oman Container Line has 2 feeder services, both fully containerised, between Sohar and Jebel Ali plus another multipurpose vessel which can carry any breakbulk or project cargo and can be discharged in any of Oman or the UAE's ports - We can feeder it for you.

Oman Shipping Company was incorporated in 2003 and is owned by the Government of the Sultanate of Oman through the Ministry of Finance (80%) and Oman Oil Company (20%). The company is involved in ship owning, ship chartering and ship management through its subsidiary companies:

  • Oman Charter Company
  • Oman Ship Management Company
  • Oman Container Line (OCL)

The company also has strategic agreements with MOL and Navig8.

OCL is the subsidiary for whom Wilhelmsen Ships Service are acting as agents in the specific ports of Oman and the UAE. This involves two feeder services:

  • Gulf Express (GEX) service between Sohar and Jebel Ali using MV Hebe
  • Oman Express (OEX) service between Salalah, Duqm, Sohar and Jebel Ali using MV Fanja

The focus is on container and breakbulk movements between Oman and the UAE.

Wilhelmsen Ships Service are very pleased to act as agents for Oman Container Line connecting Omani and UAE ports with a container and breakbulk service. We will manage bookings and look forward to your support with this prestigious service."

For further details and schedules, please contact WSS Maritime Logistics Manager in Oman, Unni Krishnan on The photographs below show some recently discharged cargo handled by WSS at the Port of Duqm and you can also click the link to download the OCL August flyer.


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OCL August Flyer download