ALMOUJ MARINA ADDS OMANOIL FUELLING STATION
Aug 12th, 2013 – Muscat, Oman: Oman’s premier yachting destination, Almouj Marina - located in the prestigious The Wave, Muscat development - will open a fuelling station this summer in partnership with Oman Oil Marketing Company (omanoil).
Visitors to the marina will soon be able to enjoy greater comfort and peace of mind with the added benefits of the station, which is set to be completed in August this year. The fuelling station will serve Almouj Marina’s customers with greater convenience, providing both diesel and benzene fuels. The fully marinascaped destination, managed by Mourjan Marinas, boasts comfortable amenities, state-of-the-art facilities and is home to Oman Sail sailing school.
Abdullah bin Khamis Al Shidi, Deputy CEO of The Wave, Muscat, said: “We are pleased to see this latest facility added to those already in place at Almouj Marina. This is an important step in enhancing the services on offer at the marina – the heart of The Wave, Muscat community.” “Almouj Marina is becoming a popular stop-over destination with visitors and a base for boaters from Oman all enjoying its amenities in close proximity to neighbouring islands especially during summer” Al Shidi added.Wayne Shepherd, Marina Operations Manager at Mourjan Marinas, commented:
“Since the soft opening last year, the Almouj Marina team has worked hard to deliver unbeatable service and value for customers. We’re pleased to be able to partner with omanoil on the addition of a fuelling station, which makes another strong offering to Almouj Marina’s customers and visitors.” The fuel station is being built within a designated fuelling area and all fuel will be provided by the nation’s fuel and lubricants provider of choice, omanoil.
Hussain bin Jama Al Ishaqi, General Manager of Retail, Fuel Cards and Regional Offices at omanoil said: “Almouj Marina is growing into one of the social hubs at the heart of the city. Our filling station at the marina is the ideal platform to reach customers with our signature products and services. We continue to align our retail network expansion with the nation’s development projects to enrich the customer’s overall experience with the added benefits of convenience and world-class care.”
The Almouj Marina upland fuelling facility accommodates three 45,000 litre tanks, a delivery area, an office housing the control and monitoring equipment and full CCTV surveillance. Boaters at Almouj Marina can enjoy The Wave, Muscat’s extensive facilities including waterfront cafés and restaurants, supermarket and the Greg Norman-designed PGA Links golf course, Almouj Golf.
The marina can accommodate yachts between 10 – 65m in length, and has 120 of 400 modern floating berths completed in the first phase, which started operations in Q4 of 2012, with golf cart service to and from berths, as well as Mourjan Marinas’ signature concierge service providing guests with a luxury marina experience.