Qatar’s maritime sector noticed a buoyant month-on-month and year-on-year progress in dealing with of automobiles (RORO) throughout April 2022, based on Mwani Qatar.
The three ports – Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais dealt with 7,857 automobiles (RORO) in April 2022, which registered 29.63% and 9.63% enlargement month-on-month and year-on-year respectively. They collectively dealt with as many as 24,643 automobiles within the first 4 months of 2022. Hamad Port alone dealt with 7,843 items in April this 12 months.
The variety of ships calling on Qatar’s three ports stood at 247 in April 2022, which rose 14.35% on a month-to-month foundation however declined 17.67% year-on-year. As many as 904 ships had known as on three ports throughout January-April this 12 months.
Hamad Port – whose strategic geographical location gives alternatives to create cargo motion in the direction of the higher Gulf, supporting international locations similar to Kuwait and Iraq and south in the direction of Oman – noticed as many as 114 ships name on the port.
With solely few months to go for FIFA World Cup 2022, the mega sporting occasion; Doha Port is boosting efforts to remodel the nation into a pretty regional vacationer vacation spot serving world cruise ships in addition to offering the services wanted for the financial diversification being pursued by the Qatar Nationwide Imaginative and prescient 2030.
The final cargo dealt with via Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais ports was 116,431 tonnes in April 2022, which confirmed a 22.13% and 5.68% shrinkage month-on-month and year-on-year respectively.
Hamad Port – whose multi-use terminal is designed to serve the availability chains for the RORO, grains and livestock – dealt with 93,669 freight tonnes of break-bulk and 16,180 freight tonnes of bulk in April this 12 months.
On a cumulative foundation, the final cargo motion via the three ports totalled 593,043 tonnes within the first 4 months of this 12 months.
The container dealing with via three ports stood at 106,643 TEUs (twenty-foot equal items), which declined 14.21% and 22.7% on month-to-month and yearly foundation respectively in April 2022. The container dealing with stood at 463,086 TEUs throughout January-April this 12 months.
The Hamad Port, which is the biggest eco-friendly challenge within the area and internationally recognised as one of many largest inexperienced ports on the planet, noticed 103,377 TEUs of containers dealt with this April.
The constructing supplies dealt with by the three ports amounted to 31,613 tonnes in April this 12 months, which plummeted 51.1% and 35.65% month-on-month and year-on-year respectively within the evaluate interval. A complete of 193,205 tonnes of constructing supplies had been dealt with by these ports within the first 4 months of 2022.
The three ports had dealt with 9,586 livestock this April, which was down 0.7% and 81.65% on month-to-month and yearly foundation respectively. Collectively, the ports dealt with 67,753 heads throughout January-April this 12 months.
Supply: Gulf Instances