Friday, January 8, 2021
Shipping

UAE to Reopen All Entry Points with Qatar as Gulf Dispute Thaws

DUBAI, Jan 8 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates will reopen all its land, sea and air entry points with Qatar starting Saturday, state news agency WAM reported on Friday....

January 8, 2021
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Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Shipping

From Embargo to Embrace, Saudi Arabia Pushes Gulf Detente

By Aziz El Yaakoubi AL-ULA, Saudi Arabia, Jan 5 (Reuters) – Embracing Qatar’s ruler, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince pushed a deal to end a bitter row with Doha at a...

January 5, 2021
Total Views: 693

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Maritime News

UAE Eases Qatar Shipping Ban Amid Continuing Dispute

By Alexander Cornwell, Lisa Barrington and Eric Knecht DUBAI/DOHA, Feb 20 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates has eased a ban on the shipping of goods between it and Qatar...

February 20, 2019
Total Views: 8

Friday, October 20, 2017
Maritime News

Qatar Diplomatic Crisis Delays Sale of Gulf Shipping Firm, Sources Say

By Jonathan Saul and Tom Arnold LONDON/DUBAI, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Qatar’s diplomatic crisis is holding up the sale of a shipping company it part owns, one of the latest signs...

October 20, 2017
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
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Maritime News

Qatar Says New Port Will Help Circumvent Arab Sanctions

HAMAD PORT, Qatar, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Qatar inaugurated a new $7.4 billion port along its Gulf coast on Tuesday that officials said would become a regional transport hub and...

September 5, 2017
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Thursday, August 17, 2017
Maritime News

Qatar’s Milaha Launches Direct Container Service to Kuwait Amid Regional Diplomatic Crisis

DUBAI, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Qatar Navigation (Milaha) , a top Doha-based shipping and logistics group, said on Wednesday it had launched a new container service to Kuwait amid a...

August 17, 2017
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Qatar Navigation (Milaha)
News

Qatar Navigation Shifting Regional Hub to Oman Amid Diplomatic Rift

DUBAI, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Qatar Navigation (Milaha), a top Doha-based shipping and logistics group, said it was shifting its regional trans-shipment hub from Dubai to the Omani port of...

August 8, 2017
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
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News

Qatar Seeks to Retain Its LNG Crown Despite Saudi-Led Boycott

  By Mohammed Aly Sergie, Anna Shiryaevskaya and Kelly Gilblom (Bloomberg) — Qatar just undermined Australia’s efforts to overtake it as the world’s biggest producer of liquefied natural gas.While the Gulf sheikhdom...

July 5, 2017
Total Views: 3

Thursday, June 15, 2017
News

Gulf Crisis a “Blessing in Disguise” for Qatar Seaport

By John Davison HAMAD PORT, Qatar, June 15 (Reuters) – Qatar’s main seaport shows all the signs of having weathered the storm. Workers in hard hats monitor as giant yellow cranes...

June 15, 2017
Total Views: 24

Monday, June 12, 2017
Maritime News

Tanker Rates from Qatar Set to Rise on Port Ban

By Jessica Jaganathan and Florence Tan SINGAPORE, June 12 (Reuters) – The costs to ship fuel and crude oil from Qatar are expected to rise after the United Arab Emirates...

June 12, 2017
Total Views: 7

News

Shipping Routes via Oman Opened to Give Qatar Food Lifeline

By John Davison and Jonathan Saul DOHA/LONDON, June 12 (Reuters) – Qatar and container lines have launched new shipping services via Oman in an effort to sidestep a port ban...

June 12, 2017
Total Views: 4

Friday, June 9, 2017
News

VLCC Rates Face Uncertain Direction on Qatar Tensions, Middle East Cargo Program

By Keith Wallis SINGAPORE, June 9 (Reuters) – Freight rates for very large crude carriers (VLCCs) face an uncertain week, possibly coming under pressure from a dearth of new Middle...

June 9, 2017
Total Views: 2

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News

Hapag-Lloyd, UASC Merger Seen Weathering Qatar Row

HAMBURG/FRANKFURT, June 9 (Reuters) – Hapag-Lloyd’s merger with Arab Shipping Company, which is owned by six Gulf states, is proceeding as planned, despite the row between Qatar and its neighbors,...

June 9, 2017
Total Views: 1

Thursday, June 8, 2017
Interesting

Shell Tanker Diverted as Qatar Gulf Row Roils LNG Market

By Oleg Vukmanovic LONDON, June 8 (Reuters) – The escalating diplomatic conflict between Qatar and several of its Middle East neighbors has roiled the liquefied natural gas trade, causing at...

June 8, 2017
Total Views: 3

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News

Confusion Abound as Shipping Seeks Clarity on Qatar-Ban

By Anthony DiPaola (Bloomberg) — Shippers hauling oil, food and consumer goods across the Middle East are grappling with the fallout from a diplomatic standoff between Qatar and its Persian Gulf neighbors...

June 8, 2017
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
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Maritime News

Abu Dhabi Port Eases Restrictions on Oil Tankers Going to and from Qatar

SINGAPORE/DUBAI, June 7 (Reuters) – Abu Dhabi port authorities have eased restrictions on oil tankers going to and from Qatar, according to industry sources and shipping circulars seen by Reuters...

June 7, 2017
Total Views: 3

Maritime News

More Shipping Lines Suspend Qatar Services

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, June 7 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s Evergreen and Hong Kong’s OOCL said on Wednesday they had suspended shipping services to Qatar after Arab countries severed diplomatic ties...

June 7, 2017
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
News

Middle East’s Biggest Ports Shun Qatar as Saudis Tighten Isolation

By Anthony DiPaola and Deena Kamel Yousef (Bloomberg) — The biggest Middle East oil and container ports banned all vessels sailing to and from Qatar from using their facilities amid...

June 6, 2017
Total Views: 3

Maritime News

Port Bans Choke Qatar’s Commodity Trade as Gas Supply Worries Grow

By Roslan Khasawneh and Oleg Vukmanovic SINGAPORE/LONDON, June 6 (Reuters) – A campaign by leading Arab powers to isolate Qatar is disrupting trade in commodities from crude oil to metals...

June 6, 2017
Total Views: 2

Maritime News

Maersk Says It’s No Longer Able to Ship Qatar Bound Cargo

LONDON, June 6 (Reuters) – Maersk, the world’s biggest container shipping line, can no longer transport goods in or out of Qatar after Arab countries imposed restrictions on trade with...

June 6, 2017
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