Qatar Crisis: the impact on logistics
The UAE and five other nations in the MENA region have cut all ties with Qatar, severely undermining the country’s logistics and connectivity to the world.
Qatar Air Dreamliner makes emergency landing after fire
A Qatar Airways Dreamliner operating flight QR-841 from Phuket (Thailand) to Doha (Qatar) with 202 people on board, was forced to make an emergency landing due to a fire.
Milaha launch door-to-door Qatar-UAE shipping service
Milaha has launched a door-to-door shipping service between Qatar and UAE, targetting he automotive spare parts, fashion retail, and the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sectors.
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.
DHL opens new retail Service Points in Mall of Qatar
DHL Express has expanded its presence in Qatar with the opening of its latest service point in the Mall of Qatar, helping to boost accessibility, efficiency and convenience for its current customers.
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.
Qatar New Port Project (Hamad Port) gets 21 forklifts
Qatar’s Hamad Port (also known as the New Port Project) has received an additional 21 forklifts, five empty container handlers and four reach stackers as part of a contract with Kalmar.
Qatar Airways Cargo adds another Boeing 777F to fleet
Qatar Airways Cargo has received its newest Boeing 777 freighter, taking its total 777F fleet to 12. More than half of the freighter fleet for the airline is now made up of 777 freighters.
New road links Hamad Port with major truck route
A road linking Qatar's new Hamad Port with its Truck Route has been opened, according to public works authority, Ashghal.
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 Cargo adds pharma express flights from Brussels
Qatar Cargo has launched additional pharma express flights from Basel and Brussels to the carrier’s hub in Doha in response to ongoing growth in the healthcare business in the GCC.

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