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Cargo movement through Qatar ports sees 3-digit surge year-on-year in June despite Covid-19

Cargo movement through Qatar ports sees 3-digit surge year-on-year in June despite Covid-19

The general cargo movement through the Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais ports continued unhindered in June this year, amidst Covid-19, as it saw a robust three-digit surge year-on-year, according to official figures.

Qatargas delivers first Q-Flex LNG cargo to Zhoushan terminal in China

Qatargas delivers first Q-Flex LNG cargo to Zhoushan terminal in China

Qatargas on Wednesday announced the delivery of the first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) on a Q-Flex vessel to the ENN Zhoushan LNG receiving terminal in China.

Qatar Airways Cargo to resume scheduled belly-hold cargo operations to China

Qatar Airways Cargo to resume scheduled belly-hold cargo operations to China

Qatar Airways Cargo will resume scheduled belly-hold cargo operations to China soon with the utilisation of wide-body and passenger-configurated aircraft subject to government approvals.

64 migrants found dead in cargo container in Mozambique

64 migrants found dead in cargo container in Mozambique

More than 60 suspected undocumented migrants from Ethiopia were found dead on Tuesday in a cargo container in Mozambique's northwest Tete province, a senior hospital official said.

Keep air freight, fight Covid-19 valiantly

Keep air freight, fight Covid-19 valiantly

The world is now engaged in an unprecedented fight against a common enemy – the coronavirus. Governments around the world have clamped effective measures ...

Qatar Airways Cargo announces 'major expansion' of services in South America

Qatar Airways Cargo announces 'major expansion' of services in South America

Scheduled services to Campinas (Brazil), Santiago (Chile), Lima (Peru) and Bogota (Colombia) will join the airline’s global freighter network on January 16, 2020 and will be serviced by a Boeing 777 freighter.

Qatargas delivers first Q-Flex LNG cargo to Greece’s Revithoussa Terminal

Qatargas delivers first Q-Flex LNG cargo to Greece’s Revithoussa Terminal

Qatargas has “safely and successfully” delivered the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo on a Q-Flex vessel to Greece’s Revithoussa LNG Terminal.

Qatargas completes largest ever multi-port delivery of single LNG cargo in industry first

Qatargas completes largest ever multi-port delivery of single LNG cargo in industry first

In an industry first, Qatargas Operating Company (Qatargas) has successfully completed the largest ever multi-port delivery of a single cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

S’hail Shipping and Maritime Services carries 2mn+ tonnes of dry bulk cargo internationally in 2018

S’hail Shipping and Maritime Services carries 2mn+ tonnes of dry bulk cargo internationally in 2018

S’hail Shipping and Maritime Services, a private joint stock company held its Annual General Meeting in Doha recently. Within a short span of time, the company has acquired five ships ranging ...

Boeing investing in freighters to help express cargo, industrial freight operators carry out their missions

Boeing investing in freighters to help express cargo, industrial freight operators carry out their missions

Buoyant consumer confidence, growth of international e-commerce and broad-based global economic upturn are behind the current growth of the global air freight markets.

Singapore Airlines bans lion bones in cargo

Singapore Airlines bans lion bones in cargo

Campaigners have long called for a ban on the controversial trade in big cat bones, which are sought after for medicine and jewellery in Southeast Asia.

Hamad Airport welcomes 7.8mn passengers in second quarter

Hamad Airport welcomes 7.8mn passengers in second quarter

Qatar’s airport witnesses successful year-on-year growth in June 2018 with 12.56% passenger increment and 8.9% increase in aircraft movements.