OCSCL Secures Port Contract

Monday, June 24, 2002
Multiport member Oriental Commercial & Shipping Co Ltd. (OCSCL) has won a ten-year contract to operate the passenger terminal at Jeddah Islamic Port, Saudi Arabia. The contract includes all operational activities including the transportation of passengers to and from vessels. OCSCL serves the Saudi ports of Jeddah, Dammam, Dhuba, Gizan, Jubail, Rabigh, Ras Tanura, Riyadh and Yanbu. Its areas of expertise include ship agency, inspections and surveys, crew changes and repatriation, and ship chandlery. OCSCL is part of the Al Zakir International Group that operates other shipping and marine activities in the Middle East. Dr. Mohamed A H Zakir Bokhari, vice chairman of OCSCL, says, "It is a great achievement for us to move into such a field and be able to say that we are truly involved in all areas of the maritime industry. We hope this is the start of many new projects not only in Saudi Arabia but in other parts of the Middle East too."

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