MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. wishes to inform clients that Qatar Ports Management Company (MWANI Qatar) has announced that all container vessel operations will shift from the current Doha port to the new HAMAD Port.
This change to HAMAD port commences from the 1st December 2016.
The new port code to be used will be QAHMD.
Furthermore, the Port Authority will continue to accept all containers without any restrictions from a documentation perspective during the transition period.
Please note the below effective vessels from New Zealand:
Brisbane – Passat Summer FC646R – ETD 1st December.
Napier, Tauranga and Auckland – Penelope FC647R – ETD 2nd / 3rd / 4th December.
Bluff, Port Chalmers, Timaru, Lyttelton, Nelson and Wellington – Hope Island FC648R – ETD 2nd / 3rd /4th / 5th / 6th December.
Please contact your local MSC office should you require further information.