Muscat, The Ministry of Heritage and Culture

(MoHC) released a book entitled “Harvest of Symposium on the Sohar

Ship”, which brought together the working papers presented at the

Sohar Ship Symposium organized by the Ministry on 5-6 December

2016, coinciding with the 35th anniversary of the ship’s voyage to


The research papers focused on explaining the objectives of the

voyage which sailed from Muscat on November 23, 1980, covering

6000 nautical miles and arrive in Canton of Guangzhou on July 10,

1981 after passing through the ports of India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and


Source: Oman News Agency