Qatar’s GWC buys Aero Chem Logistics and its chemical storage facility

By Rahul Vaimal, Associate Editor
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Qatar’s leading logistics provider, Gulf Warehousing Company (GWC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for acquiring the country’s chemical warehouse, Aero Chem Logistics WLL, and its 22,000 sqm chemical storage facility in Ras Laffan Industrial City (RLIC) through GWC Chemicals, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GWC.

Abdulla Saif Yasser Al Moosallam, Chairman of Aero Chem Logistics said, “We are happy to be associated with GWC and are confident in their abilities as industry leaders in the chemical and HAZMAT logistics field to maintain and develop the operations at this chemical storage facility.”

GWC’s existing 320,000 sqm of oil and gas logistics infrastructure in Ras Laffan and Messaieed Industrial Cities features specialized solutions such as HAZMAT warehousing, laydown yard, and general storage facilities. This inclusion will strengthen the locational advantage and expansive capabilities of GWC in the industries of oil and gas and manufacturing.

Ranjeev Menon
Ranjeev Menon
CEO – GWC Group

“By signing this MoU, GWC will strengthen its leadership position in the HAZMAT logistics field. We will continue to provide our customers with unparalleled and comprehensive HAZMAT logistics solutions according to industry best practices while maintaining the quality and safety controls as well as visibility to regulating authorities offered for over a decade.”

GWC has been announced as the first Regional Supporter and Official Logistics Provider for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 in September 2020. Thus, GWC will be the main operational supplier of logistics solutions for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

Gulf Warehousing Company

Gulf Warehousing Company (GWC) is the leading provider of logistics and supply chain solutions in the State of Qatar. Established as a Qatari shareholding company in 2004, the company offers a full spectrum of high-quality solutions to a range of industry sectors.