Customers can continue collecting cargo at the old developing till March 29. The cargo activity will be later shifted to the new developing.
The new cargo developing is a single of the projects annexed to Muscat airport, which is equipped with state-of-the art facilities and gear to meet the speedy development and improvement in the cargo and shipping activity in the sultanate.
Covering an location of 32,000sq m, the new cargo terminal has a capacity to manage 350,000 tonnes of goods a year that can later be improved to 500,000 tonnes in the future. The terminal is equipped with technologies to manage all types of cargo, ranging from basic goods to particular cargo, such as perishable goods, animals and hazardous materials.
It is fitted with the totally automated Material Handling System, which permits seamless handling of cargo containers and pallets. The program makes use of Elevating Transfer Vehicle technologies to move and shop cargo in a systematic manner. This will make certain faster and successful delivery of goods, consequently enhancing productivity and efficiency.
Information Source: Muscat Daily