Saiq bridge

Asyad Shipping being part of Oman based Asyad Group, has achieved a first in Oman’s maritime and energy history with the successful delivery of the first blended crude oil by an entirely Omani supply chain.

This first shipment done by VLCC “Saiq” of Asyad Shipping’s fleet, set sail from Mina Al Fahal to Ras Marka destined to the Duqm Refinery (OQ8) in Oman.

“Our partnership with OQ8, a burgeoning refinery within our own nation and a valuable addition to the global energy market, mirrors the pioneering nature of our innovative maritime solutions in delivering efficient competitive services. Our success in delivering the first blended crude oil shipment managed entirely by an Omani company underscores our commitment to raising the local supply chain and creating sustainable logistic solutions that support the diversification goals of the nation and solidifies Oman’s position on the global trade map,” says Dr. Ibrahim Al-Nadhairi, CEO of Asyad Shipping, who also adds that “This accomplishment is a testament to Asyad Shipping’s comprehensive service capabilities and our role in transforming the region’s logistics landscape and driving socio-economic growth.

“We deeply value Asyad Shipping’s technical expertise and advanced infrastructure. Their skillfulness and exceptional operational capabilities are in perfect harmony with OQ8’s goals, forging a strong partnership that sets new standards in the industry. This joint effort reflects our shared commitment to advancing Oman’s maritime and energy sectors to unprecedented levels,” says David Bird, CEO of OQ8.

Source: Asyad Group