Monday, March 22, 2021
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Shipbuilding

Qatar Launches Shipowner Tender for Massive Future LNG Carrier Fleet

Qatar Petroleum has invited ship owners to participate in a tender for the long-term time charter of up to 100 LNG carriers that the company will require for its planned...

March 22, 2021
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Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Shipping

Q-Flex LNG Carrier Completes First Ship-to-Ship Transfer

Qatari natural gas company Qatargas has announced the first ship-to-ship (STS) transfer of a liquefied natural gas involving one of its Q-Flex LNG carriers. The operation involved the Qatargas-chartered ‘Mesaimeer’...

January 12, 2021
Total Views: 3315

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
Total Views: 1080

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: 705

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
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Maritime News

$19 Billion LNG Ship Order a Boon for South Korean Shipbuilders

SEOUL, June 2 (Reuters) – South Korea’s ailing shipbuilders have been thrown a lifeline in an increasingly tough market with a $19 billion order from Qatar Petroleum (QP) for liquefied...

June 2, 2020
Total Views: 120

Monday, June 1, 2020
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Maritime News

Qatar Launches Largest LNG Shipbuilding Program in History at Korean Yards

State-owned Qatar Petroleum has entered into shipbuilding agreements with South Korea’s “Big 3” shipyards for the construction of up to 100 LNG carriers valued at more than US$19 billion. The...

June 1, 2020
Total Views: 99

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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Maritime News

Qatar Charters MSC Cruise Ships for 2022 FIFA World Cup

Qatar has signed an agreement with MSC Cruises to charter two cruise ships to operate as floating hotels for fans during the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Under the terms of...

November 19, 2019
Total Views: 42

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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Maritime News

Qatar Launches Massive LNG Shipbuilding Program That Could Exceed 100 Ships

Qatar, the world’s second largest exporter of liquified natural gas, has taken its first firm steps in a massive LNG shipbuilding program that could exceed 100 newbuild LNG carriers over...

April 23, 2019
Total Views: 33

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: 19

Monday, December 3, 2018
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Maritime News

Qatar to Leave OPEC to Focus On Gas

By Eric Knecht DOHA, Dec 3 (Reuters) – Qatar said on Monday it was quitting OPEC from January to focus on its gas ambitions, taking a swipe at the group’s de...

December 3, 2018
Total Views: 4

Thursday, September 27, 2018
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Maritime News

Qatar Said to See $40 Billion Income Gain From Gas Expansion

By Mohammed Aly Sergie (Bloomberg) — Qatar will generate $40 billion in additional export revenue once it completes its natural gas expansion project in 2024, according to a person with direct knowledge...

September 27, 2018
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Maritime News

PetroChina, Qatar Holding Advanced Talks on LNG Supply Deals, Sources Say

By Chen Aizhu and Meng Meng BEIJING, Aug 8 (Reuters) – PetroChina Ltd is in advanced discussions with Qatar to purchase liquefied natural gas (LNG) under short- and long-term agreements, three...

August 8, 2018
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
Total Views: 5

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

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
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News

Qatar Petroleum Signs LNG Bunkering Agreement with Shell

DUBAI, June 13 (Reuters) – Qatar Petroleum and Shell signed a framework agreement to develop global LNG bunkering facilities on Tuesday, Qatar Petroleum said. “We view LNG bunkering as a...

June 13, 2017
Total Views: 1

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: 17

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
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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: 7

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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: 10