05 April 2020
Despite the challenging situations created by the COVID-19 outbreak, ports in Qatar have delivered a strong performance in March. The ports have recorded 53 percent growth in general cargo volumes in...
08 January 2020
Qatar’s maritime sector has wrapped up a successful year by setting new volume and productivity benchmarks in 2019. Hamad Port, Ruwais Port and Doha Port received 4,082 vessels and handled 1.34...
28 September 2019
Hamad Port has accomplished yet another feat as it reached important milestone of handling over 3 million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) containers on August 24. The port has also handled 7...
22 February 2019
Ports in Qatar have started the year on a positive note as container traffic has increased in January. According to the data by Mwani Qatar, the ports handled 110,394 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (...
10 August 2018
Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani Qatar) has released data on its performance in July 2018. The infographic shows that 122,447 TEUs of containers were handled in July, an increase of 27,536 TEUs...
04 August 2018
Hamad Port is continuing to see huge rise in traffic. The QR27bn port witnessed a 30 percent rise in the handling of goods containers in July. The port handled 122,827 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (...
08 September 2017
Hamad Port is capable of inspecting 24,000 containers per day using high-tech smart security systems installed inside the $7.4bn mega facility, an official of Qatar’s Internal Security Force (...
30 June 2017
MSC Heidi will call on Hamad Port on Friday, making it the first vessel from the Far East to arrive in Doha since the beginning of the blockade on June 5, according to sources. The vessel is carrying...
03 December 2016
The first phase of $7.4 billion Hamad Port began full commercial operations on Thursday, marking a major milestone in Qatar's maritime infrastructure. The port, which is scheduled to be completed...
05 September 2015
Importers of foodstuff fear the prices of some essential items could go up if prompt action is not taken to reduce the time required to clear goods at Doha Port, said Qatar Tribune. They point out...
10 August 2015
A senior internal medicine expert from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is advising residents to take precautions when using plastic containers to store or heat food. HMC’s Chairman of Internal...
28 August 2014
The first phase of the QR27bn ($7.4bn) worth New Port Project is set to be operational by the end of 2016 with the initial capacity to accommodate two million containers, which will eventually be...
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