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  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani Qatar) and Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Company (Muntajat) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with an aim to benefit from Hamad Port’s services for a renewable five-year period. Under the MoU, Muntajat will export through Hamad Port a number of its shipments to various end destinations […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 14,000 TEUs containership MSC Esthi marked the official opening of the Hamad Port Container Terminal 1 as it was the first vessel which sailed into the port on December 1, according to the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC). The occasion marked the completion of the first phase of Qatar’s USD 7.8 billion port, which will initially see a capacity of […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Marine transport and logistics conglomerate Qatar Navigation (Milaha) and Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani Qatar) have signed an agreement to establish a new company QTerminals to manage Hamad Port. Under the agreement, Mwani Qatar will hold 51 percent of the new company, while Milaha will hold the remaining 49 percent. QTerminals will manage operations at Hamad […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Switzerland-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has upgraded its New Falcon service by providing a direct call at Hamad Port.  The new service is the first ever regular service between Hamad Port and Shanghai, according to Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani Qatar). The upgraded New Falcon service commenced with the 9,400 TEU containership MSC Elma leaving […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hamad Port in Qatar, one of the largest ports in the Middle East, was officially inaugurated earlier this week under the auspices of Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. MEDCO (Middle East Dredging Company), DEME’s subsidiary in Qatar, carried out dredging and land reclamation works for the new port, being one of the biggest […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    QTerminals has received an approval to design, develop and operate Phase II of Hamad Port.

  • 5 September 2017

    Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani has inaugurated today the Hamad Port in Umm Al Houl. The port, located 40km south of Doha, is the largest of its kind in the Middle East and has the capacity to handle all types of vessels, including large containerships. The USD 7.4 billion port will have an annual capacity […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    QTerminals and Milaha signed a Terminal Services Agreement (TSA) for Hamad Port operations.

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    In his 1st international interview, QTerminals CEO speaks about braving the Gulf crisis and developing Hamad Port.

  • 18 November 2019

    From January 2020, MSC will use Hamad Port as a regional hub to manage transshipments.

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    2nd phase of Hamad Port development is to be announced before the end of 2018 and launched by early 2019.

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Hamad Port has crossed the 1,000,000 TEUs throughput milestone in less than a year of operation.

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Deputy Emir of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani last month officially started the controlled flooding operations for the new Hamad Port Project. The New Port Project Steering Committee awarded MEDCO (Middle East Dredging Company Q.S.C.) approx. €1 billion contract for the dredging and construction of the approach channel part for […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Qatar-based Milaha has launched its first direct container feeder service between Qatar and Iraq.

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gulf Earth Moving (GEM), a Qatar-based subsidiary of the Belgian Aertssen Group, has just won a $65.6 million worth land reclamation contract from the New Port Project Steering Committee (NPPSC). According to the deal, GEM will create 3 million m² of extra terrain for the New Qatar Emiri Naval Base and the new “HAMAD Port”. The contract includes installation […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last Thursday, 26 February 2015, the Deputy Emir of Qatar His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani officially started the controlled flooding operations for the new Hamad Port Project in the presence of His Highness Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Prime Minister and His Excellency Jassim Saif Al Sulaiti, the Minister […]

  • 24 November 2016

    Qatar Port Management Company is getting ready to transfer all container terminal operations from the Port of Doha to the new Port of Hamad, German shipping major Hapag-Lloyd informed.   The Port of Hamad is expected to commence vessel operations, discharging and loading activities from December 1, 2016, according to the shipping company. The Container […]

  • 12 June 2017

    Qatar is launching a new direct line connecting the Port of Hamad with Omani counterpart, the Port of Sohar, the country’s Ministry of Transport and Communications said. The new service enables the country to bypass the Gulf neighbors that imposed restrictions on Qatari ships following a diplomatic fallout earlier this month, and thus mitigate the potential […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Marine transport and logistics conglomerate Qatar Navigation (Milaha) has launched the first direct reefer service between Qatar and Turkey. “Trade volumes between Qatar and Turkey have significantly increased over the past few months, and we are launching this service as a … solution for this growing demand. This service … complements our existing services, and will […]

  • 9 January 2018

    Qatar and China are engaging in negotiations regarding cooperation in the energy field as a Qatari delegation left for China. 

  • 8 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

                    Order Placed for World’s Largest Cutter Suction Dredger  Jan De Nul Group has placed an order for a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger JDN8069 with the Croatian shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste. Boskalis, Van Oord Sign Rio de Janeiro Dredging Contract  Edinho Araujo, head of the Special Ports Ministry […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    QTerminals handles two million TEU and five million tonnes of general cargo by the end of October 2018.