Maersk Line reroutes Qatar cargo through Salalah
Maersk Line has recommenced the shipment of cargo into Qatar after briefly suspending Doha-bound shipments last week, the shipping line announced in a customer advisory.
Ocean Alliance starts Hamad Port services with CMA CGM
The Ocean Alliance shipping partnership has launched its first direct service to Hamad Port in Qatar, with the container ship CMA CGM Uruguay docking this week.
Doha Metro plans fastest driverless trains in GCC
The Doha Metro will be one of the fastest driverless train systems in the world and will be the fastest in the region; able to reach 100 km per hour, it was announced this week.
Qatar Cargo starts direct freighter service to Cambodia
Qatar Airways Cargo has launched a freighter service to Phnom Penh, focusing mostly on Cambodia’s garments business, which accounts for about 80 percent of the country’s exports.
Doha-bound plane forced to abort take-off at Lagos
Hundreds of passengers on Thursday were transferred to another aircraft after a Doha-bound Qatar Airways aircraft hit a bird while it was attempting to take-off.
Qatar’s Hamad Port to be fully operational by December
Qatar’s Hamad Port to become fully operational this week while Doha Port winds down and all container ships go to the new port near Mesaieed.
Siemens helps power Qatar’s new Hamad Port
Siemens has won a US$12.4 million contract to help power Qatar’s new Hamad Port with a sizeable energy management package.
Doha Port to close for $549m revamp next year – report
Port to be redeveloped into main Qatar cruise terminal as part of plans to boost tourism.
Qatar Airways Cargo adds third Budapest flight
Qatar Airways Cargo has announced that it will add an additional weekly freighter service between Doha and Budapest, bringing the total weekly flights to three.
Qatar Airways plane makes emergency landing due to fire
There are reports that a Qatar Airways plane has had to make an emergency landing at Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport due to an engine fire that erupted shortly after take-off.
Qatar Airways Cargo announces major expansion
Qatar Airways Cargo plans to expand into three key new markets and is launching a new portfolio of air freight solutions, the first of which will be QR Live.
Manchester Airport records record freight
Manchester Airport records best financial year for freight since 2011, with more than 50,000 tonnes shipped to Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Qatar

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