Phase two of Al Ruwais Port development project set to begin

Phase two of Al Ruwais Port development project set to begin | Courtesy of Shutterstock
The Al Ruwais Port development project remains a priority for the Ministry of Transport and Communications, with the second stage of the project to be implemented soon.

The project, made of three phases, aims to ensure the port functions in accordance with all international standards. When the work is complete the basis and the quay extension will be expanded, and the navigation channel and marine basins will each be deepened by 10 meters at the conclusion of the third phase.

Emiri Decision No. 76 launched the first phase of Al Ruwais Port in 2014. The operating report documents that the projects was to ease the entry and exit of vessels, travelers, goods, and strengthen imports and exports between countries throughout the area.

Phase one of Al Ruwais Port development is designed for wooden ships and vessels for goods and service. The second phase is geared towards implementing and managing the commercial port, with the third and final phase centered on expanding and deepening the basins.

Once complete, the Al Ruwais Port -- along with Doha Port -- will serve as a major gateway to increased commercial activity and entranceway to the rest of the world.

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Qatar Ministry of Transport Barzan Tower Dafanah, Doha . Qatar

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