The Sultanate of Oman, popularly called as Oman, is located on the eastern coasts of the Arabian Peninsula to the Arabian Sea, and the Indian Ocean. In the past due to its strategic location, Oman was very prominent in the Silk Trade. This is a consequence of the secure maritime routes, and location, which is at the crossroads between South East Asia, the Middle East and Africa. It also results from its long coasts stretching from the Strait of Hormuz in junction of the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Sea to the Indian Ocean coasts. Oman illustrates how different civilizations and their cultural elements moved from one place to another through trade.
It is with pride we say, Omani ports have contributed to globalization, trade and global economy. The prominent Sea Ports are,