UAE’s Fujairah emirate to step up petroleum facilitiesJune 30th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Fujairah, Jun 29 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, the ruler of Fujairah and member of United Arab Emirates’ supreme council, has directed the Fujairah Port Authority to increase petroleum facilities and berths at the port.
Sheikh Hamad also directed the authority to invite tenders as soon as possible for constructing these facilities to enable the port to cope up with the increasing storage capacity of oil companies to store crude and its derivatives.
Based on these directives, contracts have been awarded to build two new berths to serve oil tankers.
The Fujairah Port currently has seven dedicated berths for oil tankers with a total length of 2,340 metres, all boasting the latest equipments for docking and handling.
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