Nakilat, the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) fleet owner, has registered a 14.9% year-on-year increase in net profit to QR730mn in the first six months of this year.
"With a greater global demand for maritime shipping, Nakilat remains determined to meet customer needs and find both urgent and long-term diversified, secure and reliable energy transportation solutions, providing value to our customer base and asset portfolio growth and sustainable returns for our shareholders," said Abdullah al-Sulaiti, chief executive officer, Nakilat.
As a global leader and provider of choice for energy transportation and maritime services, Nakilat remains steadfastly committed to operational excellence, ensuring an uninterrupted, safe, reliable and efficient delivery of clean energy to the world, through its maritime services.
It also continues to strengthen its value proposition by offering ship repair, industrial and offshore fabrication, towage, and other maritime services.
During the first half, the company saw charter of two new-build carriers recently added to the company’s fleet.
As a testament to the company’s excellence in safety, sustainability and business continuity, Nakilat achieved the British Safety Council’s five-star rating for the fifth consecutive year after completing the council’s comprehensive audit scheme for safety, occupational health, and environmental management.
Since its establishment in 2004, Nakilat has evolved into a global leader and provider of choice for energy transportation and maritime services.
With the world’s largest LNG fleet of 69 LNG carriers, Nakilat also manages and operates one floating storage regasification unit (FSRU), and four very large LPG carriers (VLGCs).
In addition, the company provides comprehensive ship repair and offshore fabrication services, shipping agency services, as well as towage and other marine support services through its joint ventures: Nakilat-Keppel Offshore and Marine, Qatar Fabrication Company, Nakilat SvitzerWisjmuller and Nakilat Agency Company.