Oman’s Port of Duqm Company (PDC) has signed an agreement with Anglo-Dutch major Shell to develop a marine fuel bunkering facility at the port of Duqm, on Oman’s eastern Arabian Sea coast, where PDC is developing an industrial zone. PDC says that the agreement will require Shell to build a bunkering terminal offering a variety of grades of fuels and lubricants to vessels calling at the port.

Among visiting tankers will likely be vessels taking products from a 230,000 b/d export...