SOHAR Port and Freezone is a deep-sea port and adjacent free zone in the Middle East, located in Sohar, Oman, midway between Dubai and Muscat. With current investments exceeding $25 billion, it is one of the world's fastest growing port and free zone developments. It lies at the centre of global trade routes between Europe and Asia.
SOHAR is currently home to logistics, petrochemicals, metal and food clusters that feed downstream industries with iron and steel, plastics and rubber, ceramics and chemicals. The port is equipped with deep-water jetties capable of handling the world’s largest ships,
The Port was originally established in 2002 and the Freezone was added in 2010. SOHAR Port and Freezone is managed by Sohar Industrial Port Company (SIPC), a 50:50 joint venture between the Port of Rotterdam and the Sultanate of Oman.