The capital and most populated city in Qatar, Doha also houses a commercial port with the capability to handle and accept a large variety of cargo. With city’s population at around 50% of the entire country’s residents, the Port at Doha is surrounded by a large metropolitan and financial center, which contributes to the port’s importance and economic traffic. Currently, the port and surrounding areas are under renovation, with the goal to improve Port Doha’s efficiency and annual container throughput capacity which will further enhance the significance of the Qatari port.
A significant import into Port Doha is construction equipment and automobiles, but other goods, with the exception of liquid bulk, are transported there as well. Port Doha can accept Caterpillar, Kobelco, and Komatsu equipment, as well as all types of vehicles, both in containers and on roll-on/roll-off vessels, for import into Qatar.
Some notable features for the port Doha, Qatar include:
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