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Qatar

Qatar is a small, peninsular country located in the Middle East. It is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south and the Persian Gulf to the east. The country is known for its vast oil and natural gas reserves, which have made it one of the wealthiest countries in the world.

China’s new Silk Road also focusses on the Gulf states

Beijing, China (PortSEurope) July 25, 2019 – Whilst Chinese companies have been busy acquiring rights to Europe, particularly Mediterranean seaports, the...

Qatar’s ambassador to Italy visits Livorno port

Livorno, Italy (PortSEurope) May 27, 2019 – The Ambassador of Qatar in Italy, Abdulaziz Ahmed Almalki Aljehani, participated in the European Seaports...

Qatari port management company officials visit Italy

Rome, Italy (Ports Europe) March 15, 2019 – Qatari port management company MWANI has sent a delegation to Italy to discuss potential cooperation in the...

The steel cutting ceremony of the first patrol vessel ordered to Fincantieri by Qatar took place at Muggiano (La Spezia) yard

Trieste, February 27, 2019 – The steel cutting ceremony of the first patrol vessel (OPV – Offshore Patrol Vessel) ordered to Fincantieri by the...

UAE eases the transport embargo against Qatar

Doha, Qatar (Ports Europe) February 20, 2019 – Shipping of goods between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar is possible again after Abu Dhabi...

Qatar Terminal interested in Black Sea ports

Doha, Qatar (PortSEurope) December 20, 2018 – Qatar Terminal Co., Ltd. (QTerminals), the operator of the first phase of Hamad Port in Qatar, is searching...

Fincantieri: Dry dock work starts on first corvette for Qatar

FINCANTIERI: DRY DOCK WORKS START ON THE FIRST CORVETTE FOR QATAR – November 27, 2018 Trieste, November 27, 2018 – The keel laying ceremony of  the...

USPA signs agreement with Qatar Port Management Company

Odessa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) August 1, 2018 – A memorandum of cooperation between the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) and Qatar Port Management...

Assoporti delegation visits Qatar to identify business opportunities

Doha, Qatar (Ports Europe) July 23, 2018 – A delegation of Assoporti headed by General Secretary Francesco Mariani and Angelo Giordano, collaborator of the...

Shawcor, Aspo sign agreement for export of tubes to Qatar via Chioggia port

Chioggia, Italy (Ports Europe) February 28, 2018 – Dutch group Shawcor and Italian company Aspo have signed an agreement to export 300,000 tonnes of tubes to...

Qatar plans direct shipping links with Morocco

Doha, Qatar (PortSEurope) November 8, 2017 – The government of Qatar has plans to establish direct shipping links between its new Hamad port and ports in...

Milaha launches Qatar-Turkey reefer service

Izmir, Turkey (Ports Europe) August 24, 2017 – Qatar Navigation (Milaha), a maritime and logistics conglomerate based in Qatar, has started the first...

Turkey and Qatar agree port cooperation

Izmir, Turkey (Ports Europe) August 7, 2017 – Last week, there was a meeting between Qatari and Turkish companies in İzmir to explore further commercial...

Consequences of Qatar conflict – analysis

Doha, Qatar (PortSEurope) June 23, 2017 – Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Bahrain and the Maldives have broken off diplomatic relations with...

Qatar crisis to cause problems in international shipping – Spediporto

Genoa, Italy (PortSEurope) June 8, 2017 – The breakup of diplomatic relations with Qatar, accused by the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and...

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