10 November, 2023

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Day to day, Mwani Qatar is responsible for managing the nation’s seaports and shipping terminals, but the integrated port and logistics services provider is also playing a more pivotal role.

As an integrated provider of port and logistics services, the company is not only strongly positioned to develop a regional shipping hub in the region, but also to play a major role in diversifying the Qatari economy ready for a post-hydrocarbon future.

Mwani Qatar is responsible for Hamad Port and Al Ruwais Port which are commercial ports, as well as Old Doha Port dedicated to handling cruise ship.

Hamad Port, Qatar's main gateway to world trade, is one of the largest commercial ports in the Middle East, with a total area of 28.5 sq.m and a capacity of 7.5 million TEUs annually. With its modern facilities and its growing shipping network that provides direct and indirect services to more than 100 destinations around the world, Hamad Port unleashes the potential of commercial and investment opportunities in Qatar, as Mwani Qatar moves forward in developing sustainable ports along with building global logistical supply chains, contributing to achieving the Ministry of Transports’ strategic plan aimed to transform Qatar into a vibrant regional trading hub. Alongside its oversight of the country’s quays, dry ports, and container terminals, Mwani Qatar also provides navigation assistance and pilotage, towage, as well as Aids to Navigation (AtoNs) and has an ambitious plan to expand regionally and internationally through the acquisition and operation of ports around the world.



Sponsoring Global Performer Award 2023

Founded in 1956, China Classification Society (CCS) is headquartered in Beijing and is a full member of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS).

CCS provides world-leading technical codes and standards and offers classification survey services for ships, offshore installations and related industrial products. The class society also provides statutory survey, verification surveys, notarial surveys, certification and accreditation and other services in accordance with international conventions, regulations and related rules of the authorizing flag states or regions.

With the Objective of “Safety, Environmental protection and Creating value for clients and society”, and based on the 129 offices established worldwide, CCS provides services for a range of industries and fields including shipping, shipbuilding, shipping finance and insurance, marine equipment, ocean resources exploitation, ocean scientific research, industrial project supervision, system certification, government policy and rule development, energy saving and emission reduction, risk management and evaluation, and CCS is constantly developing new business areas.

By sticking to the Policy of “Building first-class international classification society with own characteristics and with technology as the foundation and credibility as the cornerstone”, CCS has improved its image and value continuously through advanced technologies and quality services, and it is widely and highly recognized by the international industry.

PSA International

Sponsoring Sustainable Shipping Award 2023

(PSA) is a leading global port operator and trusted supply chain partner to cargo stakeholders. PSA’s ports and cargo solutions portfolio comprises over 60 deepsea, rail and inland terminals, across 160 locations in 42 countries – including two flagship port operations in Singapore and Belgium, as well as affiliated businesses in supply chain management, logistics, marine and digital services. Drawing on the deep expertise and experience from a diverse global team, PSA collaborates with its customers and partners to develop world-class port ecosystems, deliver innovative cargo solutions and co-create an Internet of Logistics to accelerate the shift towards sustainable trade.

Pacific Basin Shipping Limited

Sponsoring Digital Souvenir Programme 2023

Pacific Basin Shipping Limited is one of the world’s leading owners and operators of modern Handysize and Supramax dry bulk vessels. Enhanced by a world class in-house fleet management team, the Company is committed to sustainable shipping with a keen focus on seafarer safety, health and wellbeing, responsible environmental practice, performance optimisation for best fuel and carbon efficiency, and best-in-class service delivery. The Company operates approximately 282 dry bulk ships of which 122 are owned and the rest chartered. Pacific Basin is listed and headquartered in Hong Kong and provides quality services to over 500 customers, with over 4,200 seafarers and 386 shore-based staff in 14 offices in key locations around the world..

Seatrade Maritime News

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Seatrade Maritime continues to stay at helm of global shipping events industry, Trading for over 50 years, Seatrade Maritime is synonymous with the global shipping and maritime industry. Founded back in 1970, Seatrade Maritime begun as a publishing company that quickly expanded into events and conferences and with each decade has embraced different ways of ensuring that it could connect the global maritime community – in print, through digital and at events. According to Chris Morley, group director, Seatrade Maritime; “Our mission is simple: We aim to bring the global community together to facilitate business through our first-in-class events and to provide the latest news, comprehensive market analysis and industry knowledge that empowers our community.” From digital news provider, Seatrade Maritime News; Seatrade Maritime Podcast and Maritime Special Reports, to live Seatrade Maritime events, we keep our network at the forefront of market development. Our team of conference producers, editorial and event leaders enables our clients to find solutions to the challenges facing today’s market; anticipate the opportunities of tomorrow and do business in key shipping hubs around the world. Against the backdrop of the technical, environmental and regulation change, the global maritime market is evolving at a faster pace than ever before. We know that now, more than ever, industry leaders need honesty, integrity and experience. Seatrade Maritime has provided that across five decades – and as we evolve with you, we continue to do so.