Qatar-Oman-Kuwait shipping line opened Dec 25, 2018 0 995 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaA regular shipping line between Qatar, Oman and Kuwait was launched on Monday. The services will run between Qatar’s Hamad Port, Oman’s Sohar port and Kuwait’s Shuwaikh Port. The Grand Ferry Ship, which can accommodate about 250 passengers and 700 vehicles, will start its first voyage in two weeks time.Minister of Transport and Communications HE Jassim bin Saif al Sulaiti, who was present at the launch, said, “The inauguration of this shipping line is one of the main tasks that we aspired to achieve.”Qatar supports the private sector and is always overcoming all difficulties it may face and wishing success to this new project, he added.Faisal al Sulaiti, owner of the Grand Ferry Ship, said the ship is ready to sail not only between Gulf states but also between any two points in the world as it is intended for ocean transit. He said the large ship with a length of 145 metres can withstand weather fluctuations and is completely safe. “When a person travels with his family and children, he can also move his car, and will not feel the passage of time because there are restaurants, sitting areas, rooms for the night, games halls and cafes,” he said, adding that “even if there is a need for a medical care, there is round the clock clinic and an emergency heliport is available if needed.” Pages 123456 RELATED ARTICLES Mahmoud briefs Shura members on meeting with IPU president Dec 25, 2018 0 370 REGISTRATION FOR 10TH MARMI FESTIVAL OPENS WITH LARGE TURNOUT Dec 25, 2018 0 516 SHEIKH JOAAN AWARDS WINNERS OF SHEIKH JASSIM CAMEL FESTIVAL Dec 25, 2018 0 982 Amir, Pakistani PM confer on phone The Amir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani on Monday held a telephone conversation with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan. During the phone call, they reviewed the bilateral relations and the ways of .. Over 100,000 get flu vaccination: MoPH Tribune News Network Doha Over 100,000 people of different age groups have been vaccinated in the ongoing national campaign for seasonal influenza vaccination, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has announced. The .. Qataris barred from performing Umrah for second year in a row Tribune News Network Doha Citizens and residents of Qatar have been prevented from performing Umrah for the second year in a row by the authorities in Saudi Arabia, Hajj and Umrah operators said. Saudi Arabia has been .. Culture ministry to launch Music Festival tomorrow QNA Doha THE Center of Music Affairs of the Ministry of Culture and Sports announced on Monday the launch of its monthly music festival on December 26 and 27 in Dahl al Hamam. The festival will focus on reflecting the ..