Monday, October 11, 2021
Monday, September 13, 2021
Over a Dozen LNG Carriers Line Up in Qatar to Feed Hungry Buyers
By Verity Ratcliffe and Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) — More than a dozen liquefied natural gas tankers are waiting their turn to fill up at Qatar’s port of Ras Laffan in a...
Friday, May 21, 2021
Monday, March 22, 2021
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...
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
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’...
Friday, January 8, 2021
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....
Tuesday, January 5, 2021
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...
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
$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...
Monday, June 1, 2020
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...
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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...
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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...
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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...
Monday, December 3, 2018
Thursday, September 27, 2018
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...
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
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...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
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...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
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...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
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...
Monday, June 12, 2017
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...
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