Milaha’s Containership Fleet Starts Expanding


Milaha, a Qatari transport and logistics company, has acquired its largest containership to date as part of its fleet expansion plan.

The new a 3,768 TEU vessel, the 'Majd' (pictured above), will be one of the 17 container vessels that the group operates.

Milaha currently fully owns and operates a fleet of over 80 vessels, including LNG and product tankers, offshore support vessels, container and bulk vessels, among other vessel categories.

Majd was built by STX Shipbuilding Co. in South Korea, and has a length overall (LOA) of 246.87 metres and a deadweight of 44,985 metric tonnes.

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Milaha recently extended its international reach after launching its first direct feeder service between Qatar and Kuwait.

Commenting on the new acquisition, Milaha’s President and CEO Abdulrahman Essa Al-Mannai said: “We are pleased to add Majd to our growing fleet in the few coming weeks.

“The new vessel is part of our strategy to optimize our container shipping network with larger tonnage to meet increasing customer demand for capacity and cost efficiency in a highly competitive market.

“Majd will be phased into our existing network and will gradually replace smaller tonnage.”

Read more: The Board of Directors of QTerminals, the recently-established operator of the first phase of Hamad Port in Qatar, recently appointed Neville Bissett as the company’s first Chief Executive Officer

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