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APL Raffles largest vessel to call Hamad Port in 2022

The Peninsula, 01/04/2022

The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics, is marking a milestone: the 17,000 -TEU containership APL Raffles is calling in Qatar at Hamad Port, operated by QTerminals and located south of Doha in Umm Al-Houl area becoming the largest vessel to call Hamad Port since the beginning of the year.

APL Raffles is 398 meters long, 51 meters wide. The vessel joined the Group’s fleet in 2013, after Hamad Port, she will proceed to Dammam and Sohar before heading back to China.

CMA CGM Qatar holds a leading position in containerized cargo and has an excellent footing on Break Bulk and Project Cargo segment by handling two record-breaking heavy transformers weighing 163 tons each at Container Terminal One, a 92-tons transformer at General Cargo Terminal, as well as two Helicopters & multiple yachts, heady duty machinery and vehicles among others.

Antonius Thomas, GM - CMA CGM QATAR, said, “This is an important milestone for us, as Qatar has been waiting to welcome large vessels and given the current developments in the global & local supply chain, the timing could not be better. This vessel call reaffirms our Group’s commitment to support and align with the growing market demand in Qatar. I would like to thank Mawani & Qterminal for their efficient and capable infrastructure to complete this achievement.”



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