At a ceremony held in Muscat on Tuesday, 16 February 2010, Sohar Aluminium and Oman Shipping Company (OSC) signed a pact to lease two tankers for 15 years to transport alumina from Australia to Sohar Aluminium effective from the second half of 2011. The agreement was signed by National Economy Minister and Deputy Chairman of the Financial Affairs and Energy Resources Council and OSC Chairman HE Ahmed Bin Abdulnabi Macki and chairman of the executive committee of the company Adel Bin Abdullah Al Raisi on behalf of OSC and Sohar Aluminium’s CEO, Bruce Hall and General Manager Corporate Affairs, Dr Hilal Al Hinai. Sohar Aluminium’s Board of Directors, a number of ministers, undersecretaries and officials attended the ceremony.

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