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Terminal characteristics

The CSO terminal equals more than 48 hectares of paved area, providing storage possibilities for general cargo, RO-RO and dry bulk . The access/exit gates include calibrated weighbridges, and there is a special gate for high and heavy cargo. 

The storage area includes a 5,000 square meter (bonded) warehouse. Dimensions of the warehouse are 40 x 125 meter, with a height of 8 meter. On both short sides there is a door of 14 meter wide and both long sides have 2 doors of 7 meter wide. It is equipped with a ventilation system and a fire-fighting system which can be operated modular.  

CSO has a quay wall with a total length of 960 meter where it operates 4 berths. On a case-by-case basis CSO has the possibility to expand with 1 additional berth. The quay has 16 meters draft alongside.


The CSO terminal is located in the Port of Sohar which is fenced and secured by CCTV. Visitors can only enter the port with a gatepass. The terminal area is fenced as well (10 feet, incl. barbed wire), and lightening poles cover the storage area.. The CSO premises is secured 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by security guards and CCTV installations. CSO has valid ISPS certification.

CSO Fact Sheet

A CSO operation fact sheet can be downloaded here.

CSO Equipment sheet

Our equipment is modern and maintained according to high standards. All equipment meets relevant safety standards and is periodically certified by international certification organizations. 

An up-to-date list of equipment can be downloaded here.