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Mwani Qatar records 98% surge in cargo volume

The number of ships received in March of last year increased by 7 per cent to 231 ships, Mwani Qatar data showed. When compared to the same period in 2022, the handling of general and bulk cargo and livestock experienced record levels of increases, the state-run company said.

The data also showed a 15 per cent increase in the handling of cars and equipment, reaching 7,007 units, a level of 114,079 for standard containers, and a total of 50,969 tons for building and construction materials.

In Mwani Qatar, general and bulk cargo handling rates increased by about 98 per cent in March 2023 compared to the same month the previous year, while handling rates for vehicles, equipment, and ships increased by 15 per cent.

During the month of March, QTerminals reported handling a total of containers, non-containerized bulk cargo, and ro-ro cargo. With a total weight of 291,427 tons, the amount of containerized bulk cargo handled at Hamad Port was the highest ever.

There were 135 ships in total, and there were 114,262 standard containers. Qatar’s ports and marine transport terminals are managed by Mwani Qatar.

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