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Oman to add berths to Port of Salalah

The Government of Oman has signed an agreement with Port of Salalah for the construction and operation of 3 additional deepwater container berths, which will give the port a total of 9 berths totaling 3,555 metres in length. Berth 7-9 is the first stage of terminal 2 and will encompass 1,350 metres quay wall and add additional 3 million TEU (twenty foot container equivalent unit) to the annual capacity. Berth 7 is expected to be operational in the first quarter of 2011, with berth 8 and 9 scheduled for completion in 2012.