Middle East Economic Survey


No 33



Naqilat Announces Delivery Of Final New LNG Carrier

Qatar Gas Transport Company (Naqilat) on 12 August announced the delivery of new Q-Max LNG carrier the Rasheeda, the last of 25 new Q-Max and Q-Flex vessels ordered by the company to bring its LNG fleet to a total of 54 ships. The carrier was built by Samsung Heavy Industries at its Geoje Island facilities in South Korea. The expansion of the companys fleet is part of a major drive to...