Muscat: Sohar Industrial Port Company (SIPC) has become the first port in the region to promote greener shipping, setting up a reward scheme as an incentive for clean ships who call at Port of Sohar. The reward scheme consists of a rebate on the port dues, offered to vessels participating in the Environmental Ship Index (ESI). Details of the reward scheme will be published on www.portofoshar.com.
“The Port of Sohar is looking forward to set a new standard in the region to reward operators for improving the environmental performance of their fleets,” said Andre Toet, ceo of SIPC. [15/10/13]