Oman

Shipping Company Confirms Two Casualties from VLCC Explosion Off Oman

The Shipping Corporation of India has confirmed two casualties as the result of an explosion on one their VLCCs off the coast of Oman on Tuesday.<p>In …

Merchant Shipping

Medina Governor Meets Oman Hajj Mission

Medina Governor Prince Faisal bin Salman received Wednesday in his office Sheikh Sultan bin Said Al-Hinai, head of the Omani Hajj Mission, and his …

Middle East

Stay in spectacular wilderness at Alila Oman

Some landscapes are so majestic, their spaces so seemingly infinite and their silence so impenetrable, they require a few days for your mind to fully …

Home

Explosion in Indian crude oil tanker off Oman coast, two casualties reported

An Indian shipping company says one of its crude oil tankers suffered an explosion off the coast of Oman, causing “two casualties” and injuring one …

Merchant Shipping

Sailors Flee Burning Oil Tanker Off Oman

Shipping company says an explosion triggered a fire on the India-flagged crude carrier, and that search and rescue efforts were underway in the Gulf of Oman<p>By<p>Costas Paris<p>Costas Paris<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@CostasParis<p>costas.paris@wsj.com<p>At least four seafarers jumped at sea to escape a …

Merchant Shipping

Omani windsurfer makes history for his country

In a historic landmark decision, Oman Sail today revealed the name of the young sailor who will go forward to represent the Sultanate at the Youth …

Olympics

straight up baller

Argo is led by American Jason Carroll who started his career in 2007 in Melges 32. With two titles of world champion in the category. But also, two …

Middle East

SCI's crude oil tanker suffers explosion off Oman Coast, 3 sailors missing

Three sailors are missing and one suffered burn injuries after a section of Shipping Corporation of India's (SCI) tanker vessel - MT Desh Vaibhav …

Merchant Shipping

Store Update: 14th August 2018 (Europe)

<b>Call it a Clem back.</b>There are some huge new games on the European PlayStation Store this week, with The Walking Dead: The Final Season, State of …

Saudi Arabia

The qualities of mediating a US-Iran settlement

Collapse<p>Since May, the United States and Iran have appeared on course for confrontation. President Trump pulled the US out of the 2015 nuclear deal …

Middle East

Today Only: Business Class Flash Sale. Fares Under 1000 GBP!

Related: Oman Air<p>Oman Air has launched a ‘Weekend Flash Sale’ with some amazing Business Class prices but you must book TODAY (Saturday 11th …

Luxury Travel

Underwater oasis: where to dive in Oman

With more than 2000km of coastline, Oman is a spectacular dive destination with many of the same species of coral and marine life as the Red Sea, but a fraction of the visitors.<p>What lures scuba divers to Oman’s underwater world is the greatest diversity of marine species in the Arabian Sea, which …

Scuba Diving

Five of the best Instagram accounts in Oman to follow now

Oman isn’t only home to a wealth of glorious historical heritage, traditional culture and lively local life, but somehow this country lucked out with …

National Parks

HOT! Ein Oman Air Business SALE ab Paris

Mit der Oman Air Business von Paris nach Asien oder Middle East ...

Google Flights

Indian sailors clinch five medals in Oman Sailing Championship

The India contingent that participated in the Oman Sailing Championship 2018 made the country proud with their rich haul of medals in the event. Five …

Sailing

Why is Oman So Loyal to Iran?

It was Oman’s successful mediation that led to the historical negotiations between Iran and the US and the eventual signing of the nuclear agreement …

South Asia

Oman Travelogue, Part 5: from the Jabal Al Akhdar to Muscat, via Sur

<i>This is part 5 of my series of articles about my recent photo tour in the Sultanate of Oman.</i><p><i>You can find the previously published parts here:</i><p><b>I am</b> …

Travel

Your “irregularly shaped luggage” will cost you extra at Oman’s airports

<b>THE GULF country has announced passengers that are willing to check-in irregularly shaped luggage will have to pay an extra fee for the …

Asia Travel

Yemen's al-Mahra strike: New restrictions on imported goods

Yemeni custom workers at al-Mahra border crossing between Yemen and Oman carry out a strike protesting new tariffs.<p>Workers have gone on strike at al-Mahra border crossing between Yemen and Oman.<p>They are protesting against new restrictions and tariffs, up to 100 percent, on imported goods.<p>Seventy …

Middle East

Namely an'i Oman ny rivodoza tropikaly Gonu

<i>(Marihina fa tamin'ny 6 Jona 2007 no nivoahan'ny lahatsoratra teny Anglisy)</i>Nanambara ny hamehana ny governemantan'i Oman rehefa namely ny firenena ny …

New York City

Sailing: Oman Sail’s Class 40 team all set for Sevenstar Round Britain, Ireland challenge

<b>MUSCAT:</b> Oman Sail’s Class 40 team is preparing for the toughest challenge of the season with the 1,800-mile Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race …

Sailing

Former Telegraph journalist Bernadette McNulty drowned during late night swim in Oman, inquest hears

A former <i>Daily Telegraph</i> journalist drowned on the first night of a "romantic” holiday after going for a late night swim in the sea, an inquest heard yesterday.<p>Bernadette McNulty, 43, was in Oman with her boyfriend, Edward Hunton, and the pair had enjoyed an “idyllic” evening camping at Fins Beach …

Middle East

Suite of the Week: The tranquil Ridge View Suite at the Alila Jabal Akhtar, Oman -

Alila Jabal Akhtar is one of the most beautiful properties I have come across. Built in 2014 and perched at a height of 2,000 m, this luxurious …

Hotels

The Deadly Price of a Hotter Earth

Heat records were set in Armenia, France and Britain, where roads and roofs buckled ... Oman recorded the hottest low daily temperature in history …

Roads

Oman Air Boosts Cargo Handling Capacity

Oman Air said that its upgraded cargo hub facility at the new Muscat International Air Cargo Terminal is already seeing a significant uptick in …

Middle East

Junior sailors impress coaches at Oman Sailing Championships in Sur

(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Muscat- Junior sailors have seized the opportunity to demonstrate their potential at the Oman Sailing Championships being …

Sailing

'Five years ago there was nothing': inside Duqm, the city rising from the sand

Oman’s sparsely inhabited coast of fishing villages and Bedouin camps is being transformed into an industrial city with port, luxury hotels and housing for 111,000<p>“Five years ago there was nothing here,” says Hamad Said Al Rawahi as he drives fast along a stretch of freshly paved highway in Oman’s …

Cities

BPCL to shut Bina refinery for 45 days from mid-August

The Bina refinery is operated by Bharat Oman Refineries Ltd, a 50-50 joint venture between Oman Oil Co and state-run BPCL.<p><b>New Delhi:</b> Bharat Petroleum …

Oil

[LES DOSSIERS DE TYLER BIRTH] Oman Air, la conquérante ! (Cinquième partie)

Première partie – Le réseau et la flotte d’Oman Air en constante expansion Deuxième partie – Rencontre avec Rocio Jolivet, country manager France …

France

NASA Astrobiology Institute

Oman Drilling Project: An Ancient Seabed Holds Secrets in the Search for Life on Other Planets<p>The Oman Drilling Project is a multi-national …

Big History