Starting with six LNG carriers acquired with the technical management support from a Japanese shipping giant Mitsui OSL Lines Ltd (MOL), Oman Shipping Company has since seen its national fleet grow by leaps and bounds over the past decade. As of 2016-end, the fleet size has burgeoned to a impressive 50 vessels – owned and chartered-in – offering a combined shipping tonnage aggregating around 8 million deadweight tons. The company has since diversified into Crude Oil, Chemicals and Products, Dry Bulk, LPG and also Container and General Cargo market segments of the maritime transport and logistics chain.

Fleet Overview & Growth

OSC’s state-of-the-art national shipping fleet is as formidable as it is diverse. The mix of Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs), Product Tankers, LNG Carriers, Chemical Carriers, LPG Tankers, Very Large Ore Carriers (VLOCs) and Dry Bulk Carriers, Containers and general cargo vessels are a reflection of the diversifying and commoditized nature of Oman’s expanding economy.