Gulf Times - Doha-Port
Shipping majors vie for entry, Hamad Port expands horizons

Shipping majors vie for entry, Hamad Port expands horizons

Hamad Port, which has seen the world’s largest shipping companies seek entry and growth in the Qatari and regional markets, berthed 171 vessels in November last year compared to 178 the previous month, according to official figures.

Mega ship MSC Splendida docks in Doha

Mega ship MSC Splendida docks in Doha

Mega cruise ship MSC Splendida, which can carry 4,363 guests, arrived at the Doha Port On Wednesday, making its maiden voyage to Qatar.

Doha Port to receive cruise ship Splendida Wednesday

Doha Port to receive cruise ship Splendida Wednesday

Doha Port on Wednesday will receive MSC Splendida, the largest ship to call on the port during the 2017-18 cruise season, Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani Qatar) has announced.

Mega cruise ship Mein Schiff docks at Doha Port

Mega cruise ship Mein Schiff docks at Doha Port

The first mega cruise ship of Qatar’s 2017/2018 cruise season, Mein Schiff 5, docked at Doha Port on Wednesday morning.

Doha Port welcomes first cruise ship of the season

Doha Port welcomes first cruise ship of the season

Mwani Qatar, operator of the state’s commercial and touristic ports, said the cruise season will see the arrival of 21 cruise ships at the Doha Port.

Season's first cruise ship set to dock at Doha Port

Season's first cruise ship set to dock at Doha Port

According to QTA, five ships will make their maiden calls to Qatar this year, and for the first time, two megaships will call into Doha Port.

Pakistan’s fatal attraction to celebratory gunfire

Pakistan’s fatal attraction to celebratory gunfire

As Pakistan erupted in ecstasy over a breathtaking cricket win against India this summer, five-year-old Noeen lay dying in the country’s northwest, the tiny victim of an often deadly tradition: celebratory gunfire.

Amla leaves England with mountain to climb in second Test

Amla leaves England with mountain to climb in second Test

Hashim Amla helped South Africa pile on the runs to leave England facing what would be a record-breaking chase in the second Test at Trent Bridge yesterday.

Coalition gathers to hear Trump Islamic State plan

Coalition gathers to hear Trump Islamic State plan

Ministers from the 68-nation US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group meet in Washington to hear more about US President Donald Trump's plan to destroy the jihadists' remaining strongholds in Iraq and Syria.

Two cruise ships expected in Qatar

Two cruise ships expected in Qatar

Two cruise ships, MSC Fantasia and Crystal Esprit, are expected to dock simultaneously at Doha Port on Wednesday, Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has announced.

MSC Fantasia calls at Doha with 4,300 onboard

MSC Fantasia calls at Doha with 4,300 onboard

MSC Fantasia’s first call at Doha Port on Wednesday marked the first ever arrival of a mega cruise ship in Qatar.

With cruise season on, Souq Waqif awaits a windfall

With cruise season on, Souq Waqif awaits a windfall

Several restaurants, coffee shops, and other retail outlets at Souq Waqif are expected to get a fillip from cruise tourism with more passengers opting for a city tour, it is learnt.