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Oman Drydock to open oil waste facility at Duqm

Oman Drydock Co (ODC) is set to shortly launch a state-of-the-art reception plant for slops and sludge oily wastewater and residual waste oil collected from ships at its ship repair yard in Duqm, Oman Daily Observer has reported. The facility, financed by the transport and communications ministry, ODC, with its strategic partner Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), will operate the facility. In addition to its 10,000 cubic metre storage capacity, the plant is equipped to discharge treated wastewater at the rate of 30 cubic metres per hour, making it capable of handling the waste streams of even Ultra Large Crude Carriers (ULCC), said Nishant Bhavsar, Director of Unique Tile Services, which implemented the project on behalf of the Omani government.