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Hamad Port acquires 28% of trade volume in the Middle East

Hamad Port acquires 28% of trade volume in the Middle East

Hamad Port has acquired 28% of the trade volume in the Middle East, based on 2017 figures, HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti has said.

Indian naval ship arriving at Hamad Port on Tuesday

Indian naval ship arriving at Hamad Port on Tuesday

The Indian Naval Ship (INS) Mumbai, a guided missile destroyer, is arriving at Hamad Port early Tuesday, on a three-day visit of Qatar.

Customs seizes 2.8 tonnes of chewing tobacco hidden in water heaters

Customs seizes 2.8 tonnes of chewing tobacco hidden in water heaters

Inspectors from the General Authority of Customs (GAC) have seized 2.8 tonnes of illegal chewing tobacco at the Sea Customs Department of Hamad Port.

Customs authority foils bid to smuggle drugs

Customs authority foils bid to smuggle drugs

Inspectors from the General Authority of Customs (GAC) have foiled a number of attempts to smuggle illicit drugs into the country through Hamad International Airport (HIA) and Hamad Port.

Big potential seen for Hamad Port as transhipment hub

Big potential seen for Hamad Port as transhipment hub

QTerminals CEO Neville Bissett said “there are plenty of opportunities” for Hamad Port to grow not just with gateway cargo but also for transhipment to countries like Kuwait and Iraq.

New Qatar development plan seen to boost Hamad Port’s performance

New Qatar development plan seen to boost Hamad Port’s performance

The recent launching of Qatar’s 2nd National Development Strategy (NDS2) 2018-2022 will help boost the performance of Hamad Port and improve the cost of services offered ...

Hamad Port reaches 1mn TEU milestone in record time

Hamad Port reaches 1mn TEU milestone in record time

Hamad Port has reached the 1mn TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) mark in only under 14 months, a significant milestone described as “one of the fastest in the region” achieved amidst an economic blockade imposed on Qatar in June 2017.

Qatar Rail welcomes first Lusail Tram at Hamad Port

Qatar Rail welcomes first Lusail Tram at Hamad Port

Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) announced that it received the first Lusail tram at Hamad Port Monday morning.

Visiting warships to go on display during Dimdex

Visiting warships to go on display during Dimdex

Hamad Port, one of the Middle East’s largest ports, is set to welcome for the first time the visiting warship display at its facilities.

Hamad Port adds new service by Korean shipping line

Hamad Port adds new service by Korean shipping line

Hamad Port announced the addition of a new service from South Korean shipping line Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) to its growing network.

Shipping majors vie for entry, Hamad Port expands horizons

Shipping majors vie for entry, Hamad Port expands horizons

Hamad Port, which has seen the world’s largest shipping companies seek entry and growth in the Qatari and regional markets, berthed 171 vessels in November last year compared to 178 the previous month, according to official figures.

Hamad Port will boost global trade, says official

Hamad Port will boost global trade, says official

The Hamad Port offers opportunities to create cargo movement towards the upper Gulf, and the generally upward global trade, along with expansion in the regional economies ...