QTerminals announces new service connecting Hamad Port with other major ports

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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New service links Hamad Port with other major ports
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Qatar-based leading terminal operating company, QTerminals has announced the commencement of India to East MED (Mediterranean) service, which connects Hamad Port with other major ports.

QTerminals is a terminal operating company jointly established by Mwani Qatar (51 percent shareholding) and Milaha (49 percent) to provide container, general cargo, RORO, livestock, and offshore supply services in Phase 1 of Hamad Port, Qatar’s gateway to the world trade.

The company said that the new weekly service will provide additional opportunities for direct trade between the countries with regular service, and faster as well as cost-effective transit.

According to the statement, “The port rotation of the new service is Abu Dhabi Port (the UAE), Hamad Port (Qatar), Jubail Port (Saudi Arabia), Abu Dhabi Port (UAE), Karachi Port (Pakistan), Mundra Port (India), Hazira Port (India), King Abdullah Port (Saudi Arabia), Alexandria El Dekheila Port (Egypt), Canakkale Port (Turkey), Tekirdag Port (Turkey), Canakkale Port (Turkey), Aliaga Port (Turkey), Mersin Port (Turkey), King Abdullah Port (Saudi Arabia), and Jebel Ali Port (UAE).”

The direct connection between the two regions will reduce transshipment for customers and provide expedited transit times.

In late November, QTerminals announced the commencement of the new shipping line linking Qingdao (China) -Tianjin (China)-Shanghai (China) – Ningbo (China) – Nansha (China) – Jebel Ali (UAE)- Dammam (Saudi Arabia) – Hamad Port (Qatar) – Qingdao (China).

This shipping line service seeks to increase direct trade opportunities between the countries through which the shipping line passes and will contribute to the arrival of goods quickly, efficiently, and at lower costs, as per the terminal operating company.

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