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Mwani Qatar and Muntajat sign MoU for Hamad Port Services

Mwani QatarQatar Ports Management Company (Mwani Qatar) and Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Company (Muntajat) have signed at a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to benefit from Hamad Ports services for a renewable five-year period.

As per the MoU, Muntajat will export through Hamad Port a number of its shipments to its various end destinations around the world while MWANI Qatar will be in charge of providing container loading and unloading services at Hamad Port berths as well as facilitating and developing support services for containers and trucks.

"The MoU signed between MWANI Qatar and Muntajat will boost Hamad Ports contribution to the national economy and support our plans to achieve Qatar National Vision 2030. Such cooperation is an ideal model for joint work among local institutions to support the local economy and the lofty goals the country seeks to achieve under the wise leadership of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani," the Minister of Transport and Communications said on the occasion.

"Hamad Port has been able to achieve significant achievements at the regional and international levels in a short period of time as it has provided various international maritime transport lines and will continue work towards achieving economic diversification through opening new international lines to improve Qatars competitiveness and transfer it into a regional trading hub," he added.

Qatar Petroleums Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Engineer Saad Sherida Al Kaabi stated: "The signed MoU is an important step towards boosting the Qatari petrochemical exports through Hamad Port, which reach 2.2 million metric tons or equivalent to 150 thousand equivalent container annually, representing 75% of the volume of container exports of Qatar."

Al Kaabi added: "This breakthrough contributes not only to the achievement of Qatar National Vision 2030, but also the implementation of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of the State of Qatar, to depend on our local capabilities and develop our abilities to get access to international markets."

"The MoU will allow us to ship products directly from Hamad Port to customers which they are more than 2000 customers in 135 countries, in an efficient and quick way," commented Muntajat CEO, Abdulrahman Ali Al-Abdulla.

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