A new port circular from DP World has been released that echoes statements by Abu Dhabi informing shippers that trade between the UAE and Qatar has been eased.
The statement came after an Abu Dhabi Ports circular became public, in which shippers were told that Qatari cargoes were no longer subject to sanctions.
Cruise ships homeporting in Dubai’s Mina Rashid Port, as well as other international cruise vessels visiting the Arabian Gulf, have been made exempt from the UAE’s ban on shipping between the country and Qatar.
QAPCO one the world's largest manufacturers of LDPE, has contracted the TALKE Group to take over management of all logistics activities at its production facility in Mesaieed.
Hapag-Lloyd's merger with United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), which is owned by six Gulf states, will proceed as planned, despite the diplomatic rift between Qatar and its neighbours.
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.
UPS says it is working closely with its customers to mitigate disruption following the suspension of deliveries to Qatar from Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Cruise lines with port calls scheduled in Doha have also been impacted by the UAE’s closure of the port to all Qatari-related shipping.
The world’s major shipping lines are frantically looking for alternative routes into and out of Qatar following the tightening of GCC trade restrictions on the country.
German shipping line Hapag-Lloyd and Middle East shipping line UASC may find their merger paralysed by the escalating diplomatic dispute with Qatar.
Emirates Post Group stops all types of postal services to Qatar following UAE and Saudi Arabian trade ban.
DP World has announced that all vessels carrying the Qatari flag or Qatari cargo will no longer be allowed to enter any of its ports in the United Arab Emirates.
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