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October 13, 2011

Qatar starts New Doha Port project

Qatar has begun work on the first phase of the QR25.6bn ($7.03bn) deepwater New Doha Port in Mesaieed.

Qatar has begun work on the first phase of the QR25.6bn ($7.03bn) deepwater New Doha Port in Mesaieed.

The first phase of the project is planned for completion by 2016, and will see the dredging of the access channel, the building of 2.7km breakwaters.

A Chinese company won the project’s first contract, under which the QR3.2bn ($878m) the company will dig the port’s dockyard to a depth of 17m and build port quays.

The second phase of the project will start in 2020 and the third phase in 2030.

Upon completion, the 26.5km² New Doha Port will have a cargo-handling capacity of six million TEUs.

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