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.
Mega cruise ship Mein Schiff 6, operated by TUI Cruises, made its maiden call to Doha on December 25, carrying 1,615 visitors, including passengers and crew, Qatar Tourism announced Sunday.
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
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
Qatar’s multiple growth engines appear to have ignited as the general cargo and container movement as well as handling of building materials through Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais ports witnessed robust expansion year-on-year this September
The general cargo handling through Qatar's three ports – Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais – more than tripled year-on-year in April 2020 amid challenges owing to Covid-19 that has already destabilised global maritime industry.
Mwani Qatar has announced the commencement procedures for the detection and examination of all ships calling at Hamad Port, Ruwais Port and Doha Port
The Jewel of the Seas, a mega ship operated by US-based cruise liner Royal Caribbean International, made its maiden call on Doha Port Wednesday.
Doha Port welcomed luxury cruise liner Marella Discovery on her maiden call to Qatar, Mwani Qatar tweeted on Sunday.
The 2019/2020 cruise season kicked off on Tuesday with the inauguration of a new passenger terminal at Doha Port and the arrival of mega ship TUI Mein Schiff 5, highlighting Qatar’s fourth and largest cruise tourism season.