The ports in Qatar have registered a significant growth in July 2019 regarding number of vessels calling at Hamad Port, Doha Port and Ruwais Port when compared to June this year.

The three ports also handled more cargo in July this year when compared to June 2019 on month-on-month basis.

A total of 377 vessels called at Hamad Port, Doha Port and Ruwais Port in July this year, compared to 318 vessels in June 2019 which is an over 18 percent increase in vessels movement on month-on-month basis.

According to statistics released by Mwani Qatar yesterday in a tweet, ports in Qatar handled 121, 404 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit (TEU) containers in July 2019 while they had handled 105, 686 TEU containers in June 2019.

In July 2019, the ports handled 90, 752 tonnes of general cargo while the quantity of general cargo handled in June 2019 was 46, 764 tonnes.

The ports in Qatar handled 7, 082 vehicles; 58, 269 livestock heads and 29, 641 tonnes of building materials in July this year while they had handled 4, 984 vehicles; 11, 230 livestock heads and 26, 044 tonnes of building materials in June 2019.



Source: MENAFN