Goods in ports increased by 114%


Mwani Qatar recorded a good performance last April, as Mwani Qatar received 228 ships, and more than 249,000 tons of general and bulk cargo were handled, with a growth of 114% compared to the same period in 2022, while the volumes of livestock, building materials, cars and equipment increased. handling rates of 632%, 15% and 2%, respectively.
The movement in the ports of Hamad, Doha and Ruwais included the reception of 103,939 standard containers, the volume of general and bulk cargo amounted to 249,866 tons, the number of vehicles and equipment 8,025, the number of livestock 70,182 head, and the volume of building and construction materials reached 36,460 tons.
Hamad Port, which is managed by Mwani Qatar under the supervision of the Ministry of Transport and Communications, is classified as one of the largest ports in the Middle East, with a capacity of 7.5 million standard containers annually. .
Hamad Port extends over an area of ​​28.5 square kilometers and includes a general cargo terminal with a capacity of 1.7 million tons annually and a grain terminal with a capacity of 1 million tons annually, in addition to a car station that accommodates 500,000 cars annually. The first of the three container terminals at the port is currently operating, with a capacity of 2.5 million TEUs annually, which will eventually reach more than 7.5 million TEUs per year. These capabilities will be supported by a network of land, sea and railways to support the port’s transshipment capabilities in the region.
Hamad Port has already been able to bring about a qualitative transformation in diversifying the Qatari economy and enhancing competitiveness through its role in securing the import and re-export of goods and commodities.
Hamad Port secures the oil and gas sector, represented by Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Company (Muntajat), exporting a number of its shipments through the port to its final destinations around the world, as the port is responsible for providing loading and unloading services for the company’s containers, including containers loaded with products. So are empty containers. The port also facilitates and develops the support services required for containers.
In addition, Hamad Port is equipped with the latest technologies used in operating ports that are characterized by the highest standards of security and safety, including a uniquely designed control tower with a height of 110 meters, and a customs inspection area for rapid clearance of goods (5,600 containers per day), in addition to a platform For inspection of ships and other multi marine facilities.

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