The Planning and Statistics Authority has released the 96th issue of (Qatar; Monthly Statistics) bulletin, which showed that the total number of ships arriving in Qatar's ports increased to 396 in December, a monthly increase of 8.5 percent, and an annual increase of 0.3 percent.
Qatar's Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais ports have witnessed about five-fold expansion year-on-year in cargo handling in October 2021, reflecting the buoyancy in trade, according to the official statistics.
Qatar’s port sector began 2021 on a stronger note with prospects appearing brighter for the country to be a regional maritime hub as transshipment volumes grew by a robust 89% year-on-year this January ...
Qatar saw an almost four-fold jump year-on-year in general cargo movement through its Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais ports this November, the second highest handled in one month; indicating buoyancy in the trade sector as the country eased Covid-19-related restrictions, according to Mwani Qatar.
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
Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais ports have reported brisk activities in July compared to June; indicating normalcy being restored in Qatar’s maritime sector despite Covid-19 challenges.
The overall container traffic through various ports in Qatar was 6.86mn tonnes at the end of January 2020, according to the official figures.
The overall container traffic through various ports in Qatar was 6.26mn tonnes at the end of December last year, according to the official figures.
Qatar witnessed strong container traffic (net tonnage) growth year-on-year in July 2019 with Ras Laffan and Hamad ports together accounting for about 78% of the total maritime traffic, according to the official estimates.