Qatar launches new shipping service amid embargo
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
DOHA, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- Qatar has launched a new service from South Korean shipping line Hyundai Merchant Marine to boost its trade connection with several ports in Asia despite the ongoing blockade, Qatar local media reported Sunday.
In a statement released by Hamad port official website Saturday evening, it mentioned that the new service is to be operated weekly, with a capacity of 13,154 TEUs.
It also said the new service would cover major Asian ports.
''Starting a new direct serv ...