First vessel arrives at Strategic Food Security Facilities Terminal, Hamad Port

First vessel arrives at Strategic Food Security Facilities Terminal, Hamad Port

HE the Minister of Transport Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti and HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry Sheikh Mohamed bin Hamad bin Qassim al-Thani witnessed Saturday the arrival of the first vessel at the Strategic Food Security Facilities (SFSF) Terminal located at Hamad Port.

Qatar ports witness steady annualised growth in general cargo, RORO in July

Qatar ports witness steady annualised growth in general cargo, RORO in July

The general cargo and RORO movement through Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais ports saw modest growth on an annualised basis in July 2022; indicating the steady pace of the economy, according to the official statistics

Qatar's ports see higher vessel calls month-on-month in June 2022

Qatar's ports see higher vessel calls month-on-month in June 2022

Qatar witnessed a 28% month-on-month increase in vessel calls through Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais ports in June 2022, indicating the brisk activity, especially in container, livestock and building materials sectors, according to Mwani Qatar.

Hamad Port world’s third most efficient gateway

Hamad Port world’s third most efficient gateway

Hamad Port has ranked the world's third most efficient gateway on the World Bank and S&P Global Market Intelligence’s 370-member Container Port Performance Index for 2021, a statement from the Ministry of Transport (MoT) said Wednesday

Qatar's ports post strong y-o-y growth in 2021: Mwani Qatar

Qatar's ports post strong y-o-y growth in 2021: Mwani Qatar

A strong double-digit year-on-year (y-o-y) expansion in building materials and vehicle throughput, coupled with modest growth in general cargo and container handling, kept Qatar's Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais ports busy during 2021, according to Mwani Qatar.

Hamad Port becomes first 5G-enabled seaport in Middle East, powered by Ooredoo

Hamad Port becomes first 5G-enabled seaport in Middle East, powered by Ooredoo

Ooredoo has announced the completion of its 5G rollout for Phase 1 of deployment at Hamad Port Container Terminal 2, a project that commenced in June 2020 in partnership with the terminal’s operator, QTerminals

Hamad Port handles container volume of more than 5mn TEUs since the start of operations

Hamad Port handles container volume of more than 5mn TEUs since the start of operations

Hamad Port has handled container volume of more than 5mn TEUs or twenty foot equivalent units since the start of operations.

Qatar ports record strong growth momentum in first quarter 2021

Qatar ports record strong growth momentum in first quarter 2021

The container and cargo throughput via Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais ports recorded strong growth momentum in the first quarter (Q1) of 2021, hinting at a rebound in Qatar

Robust tech infrastructure at CT2 at Hamad Port to enhance Qatar's share in Mideast trade

Robust tech infrastructure at CT2 at Hamad Port to enhance Qatar's share in Mideast trade

Qatar's share in the overall Middle East trade is expected to significantly increase with the robust technological infrastructure supporting the Hamad Port's second container terminal (CT2).

Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais ports post robust performance in December

Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais ports post robust performance in December

A five-fold jump in general cargo and more than doubled handling of building materials, along with robust growth in containers, led Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais ports witness robust performance in December 2020

HBKU scientist named 2020 ACM Distinguished Member

HBKU scientist named 2020 ACM Distinguished Member

Dr Xiaosong Ma, principal scientist at Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), has been recognised as an ACM Distinguished Member for outstanding scientific contributions to the computing field.

Customs foil attempt to smuggle tobacco products into Qatar

Customs foil attempt to smuggle tobacco products into Qatar

The Maritime Customs Department at Hamad Port has foiled yet another attempt to smuggle banned tobacco products (tambaku) into Qatar.