[Infrastructure] Monitoring Report on New Port Project in Qatar
SI Imaging Services
On 19th June 2007, His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thanir, Emir of the State, issued a decree to instigate one of the world’s largest port developments. Strategically located south of Doha. The QAR 27 billion (US$7.4 billion) mega project includes a new port, a new base for the Qatar Emir Naval Forces and the Qatar Economic Zone 3. The project commenced in
mega project includes a new port, a new base for the Qatar Emir Naval Forces and the Qatar Economic Zone 3. The project commenced in 2008 and the first phase is expected to be completed by 2016. Under phase 1, eight ship to shore cranes will be delivered before the commencement of commercial operations in February 2016 and another four will be procured within 24 months of the first order. Twenty six rubber-tyred gantry cranes will also be in placed by February 2016 with another 12 to follow.
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