Qatar: Nakilat Welcomes New MD

Nakilat Welcomes New MD

Qatari LNG shipping company Nakilat said it has appointed Abdullah Fadhalah Al Sulaiti to the position of the company’s Managing Director.

Nakilat has also appointed Muhammad Ghannam to the position of Expert within the Office of Nakilat’s Managing Director.

Abdullah Fadhalah Al Sulaiti joined Nakilat in February 2011 as Deputy Managing Director. Previously he had been Shipping Manager at Qatargas from 2006 to 2011. Prior to that he had held a variety of shipping-related positions at Qatargas after joining the company in 1997.

He graduated from Southampton Maritime College in the UK in 1998 with a degree in Engineering and a major in Marine Engineering. Upon the occasion of his appointment to the position of Nakilat’s Managing Director, Abdullah Fadhalah Al Sulaiti, said, “I am honored by and thankful for the trust and support of our Chairman HE Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al Sada and our Board of Directors. Nakilat is Qatar’s flagship marine company and it is a great privilege to be its Managing Director. I intend to build upon Nakilat’s strong track record of achievements with further success, consolidating our company’s position as an asset to Qatar’s LNG value chain, to our economy and to future generations to come.

Nakilat is providing the critical transportation link in Qatar’s LNG supply chain. Its LNG shipping fleet is the largest in the world, comprising 56 LNG vessels. Nakilat also manages and operates four LPG carriers. Via two strategic joint ventures, N-KOM and NDSQ, Nakilat operates the ship repair and construction facilities at Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard.


LNG World News Staff, November 4, 2013; Image: Nakilat