Gulf of Oman

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Oman, Gulf of


a gulf in the northwestern Arabian Sea, connected with the Persian Gulf by the Strait of Hormuz. It is about 450 km long and has a maximum width of 330 km and a maximum depth of 3,694 m. The largest port on the gulf is Muscat in Oman.

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The sea state will be slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and in the Gulf of Oman.
This is largely due to its strategic location on the Gulf of Oman, close to major crude oil export terminals in the region, and the fact that ships can anchor in deep water unlike the case in the Gulf.
The co-operation agreement covers four concrete projects: exploration in the Gulf of Oman close to then straits of Hormuz, gas liquefaction technologies, optimisation of production, and possible Statoil participation in the exploitation of the Salman oil field.
The Arabian Gulf will be moderate while the Gulf of Oman will be light to moderate.
The head of the Iranian Oil Terminals Company (IOTC), Seyyed Piruz Mousavi, said the new terminal would be sited at Jask Port, onshore the Gulf of Oman on the south coasts of Iran.
It will be known as Task Force 81 and will be charged with ensuring the security of international waters, also including the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea.
lit said the Philippine cargo ship Panama-Gade was operating in the Gulf of Oman when it radioed for help, saying it was under attack by a number of pirate skiffs.
The National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) has issued a warning to seafarers in the Arabian Gulf and Gulf of Oman due to rough weather.
A family and sports oriented resort, the hotel features 234 spacious and well-appointed rooms and suites with views of the Al Hajar Mountains, Marina and the Gulf of Oman, boasting a wide range of regional and international culinary delights in three restaurants, plus a poolside bar and Shisha lounge.
During the meeting with the Turkmen government, the delegation held discussion about the establishment of international transport and transit corridor between Iran, Qatar, Oman, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, which aims to creation of a reliable communication between the countries of Central Asia and the ports of the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman.
Children can take to the water to experience a fun holiA[degrees] day on the glistening shores of the Gulf of Oman.