Gulf Helium Services (GHS) has announced handling of the 1,000th helium container with a celebration held at its facility in Ras Laffan West Side Support Service Area on Tuesday.
The ceremony was attended by Fahad MF Buzwair, chairman, Buzwair Group; Akiji Makino, chairman & CEO, Iwatani Corporation and Norikazu Onishi, president and CEO, LNG Japan Corporation, representing the three shareholders of GHS.
GHS – Qatar’s “first helium total facility solution centre” has handled more than 1,000 40foot ISO helium containers facilitating logistics support to reach the same to various end users in many parts of the world.
GHS is a joint venture established in 2013 by a Qatari company and two Japanese Corporations: Buzwair Industrial Gases Factories, Iwatani Corporation and LNG Japan Corporation. GHS said it is the “first and the only helium handling facility” in Qatar incorporating liquid and gaseous helium trans-filling, helium ISO container maintenance and road haulage logistics services.  
The container logistics is the transportation of liquid helium containers between Jebel Ali Port in the UAE and Ras Laffan.
Liquid helium is supplied from Qatar Helium-2 production facility in Ras Laffan with a 20 years SPA to Iwatani Corporation.
GHS facilitates the use of Qatar helium offering a reliable and a quality service to the Qatari end users as well as to customer in the Middle East and North Africa markets with the advantage of their ultra-modern trans-filling efficiency.