Qatar Shipping Report

 Published On: Feb, 2015 |    No of Pages: 94 |  Published By: BMI Shipping | Format: PDF
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The Qatari shipping sector continues to be dominated by the export of the country's key commodity, natural
gas, through the export terminal of Ras Laffan. Much of this is carried by national carrier Qatar Gas
Transport (Nakilat). However, the country is also looking to increase its container and dry bulk shipping
presence, through the development of the New Doha Port, which is being developed with an eye to
capturing some lucrative transhipment trade. Furthermore, Qatar is making its presence felt in foreign ports
sectors and is investing in developing facilities in Egypt.
Headline Industry Data
Port of Doha container throughput forecast to grow by 5.7% in 2015, and to average 10.9% per annum to
2019 (including transferred operations to New Doha from 2016).
2015 port of Doha total tonnage throughput forecast to expand by 36.0% to 1.51mn tonnes, and to
average 24.5% per annum over our forecast period (including transferred operations to New Doha from
2016).
2015 total real trade growth forecast at 4.9%, and to average 4.3% over our forecast period (2015-2019.

Industry View 5
SWOT 7
Shipping 7
Political 9
Economic 10
Industry Forecast 11
Port Of Doha Throughput 11
Table: Major Ports Data (Qatar 2012-2019) 16
Table: Trade Overview (Qatar 2012-2019) 16
Table: Key Trade Indicators (Qatar 2012-2019) 17
Table: Main Import Partners, 2006-2013 18
Table: Main Export Partners, 2006-2013 19
Market Overview 20
Qatar Container Shipping Market Overview 20
Company Profile 26
Milaha (Formerly Qatar Navigation) 26
Qatar Gas Transport Company (Nakilat) 31
Shipping - Global Industry View 35
Container Lines To Prosper In 2015 35
Global Company Strategy 40
Maersk Line 40
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) 51
CMA CGM 57
Evergreen Line 67
COSCO Container Lines Company (COSCON) 75
Macroeconomic Forecasts 83
Economic Activity 83
Table: ONGOING AND UPCOMING MAJOR PROJECTS 90
Demographic Forecast 91
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Qatar 1990-2025) 92
Table: Key Population Ratios (Qatar 1990-2025) 92
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Qatar 1990-2025) 93
Table: Population By Age Group (Qatar 1990-2025) 93
Table: Population By Age Group % (Qatar 1990-2025) 94

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