Hamad Port accomplishes workers’ safety milestone


QTerminals, the terminal operating company providing services at Hamad Port, yesterday announced achieving five million man-hours with Lost Time Injury (LTI) in operations at Hamd Port.

“We are very pleased to announce that today (5th August 2021), #QTerminals #HamadPort has achieved five million man-hours without any Lost Time Injury (LTI),” QTermianls said in a tweet.

It added: “Congratulations to the QTerminals’ HSE Team, all QTerminals’ staff and our contractors for achieving this significant safety milestone. The safety of the people is the first law”.

Earlier in May this year QTerminals had made achievement as its operations at Hamad Port had achieved four million man-hours without any Lost Time Injury (LTI).

On February 17 this year, QTerminals operations at Hamad Port had achieved three million man hours without LTI while the company had achieved twomillion man hours without any LTI in Hamad Port operations on December 1 last year.

Hamad Port had achieved the milestone in workers’ safety in September 2020 when QTerminals’ operations at Hamad Port had achieved one million man hours without LTI.

Meanwhile ports of Qatar (Hamad Port, Doha Port and Ruwais Port) also witnessed an increase in traffic in July this year. According to a recent tweet of Mwani Qatar, ports received 298 vessels in July 2021, an increase of 8% compared to the same period last year. RORO units, livestock and building materials saw a growth of 59%, 28% and 27% respectively.

In February this year QTerminals and its development partners had also announced that they reached four million man-hours without LTI during the construction of Container Terminal 2 (CT2) at Hamad Port.

The initial operation of Hamad Port’s Container Terminal also began in December last year. CT2 development consists of four phases.

Full operation of Phase 1 and 2 will start before the end of 2022, taking the port’s capacity to three million TEUs per year. Phases 3 and 4 will be developed later to raise the port’s operational capacity according to the local market’s needs.