16 March 2015
NPP/0071: Mobile Cranes
The New Port Project Tender Committee invites companies to register their interest to participate in the package for the supply and delivery of 6 no. Mobile Cranes, 100 tonnes all terrain, and 6 no. (option within 2 years) Mobile Cranes 100 tonnes all terrain. The advert can be viewed here. The closing date for the registration is 11 April 2015.
26 February 2015
Port Basin Flooding and Naming of the Port Ceremony
The New Port Project celebrated the flooding of the Port Basin at a ceremony on site where Deputy Emir HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani unveiled the name of the New Port as ‘Hamad Port’. Dignitaries in attendance at the ceremony included the Prime Minister and Interior Minister HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Minister of Transport and Chairman of the NPP Steering Committee, HE Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti, and a number of other Ministers and Ambassadors. Flooding operations in the Port Basin and Access Channel had started on 9 February 2015. Approximately 76 million m³ of water is required to fill both the Port Basin and Access Channel, which is scheduled for completion by the end of March 2015.
27 August 2014
Completion of the Port Basin Quay Wall
The NPP marked a milestone with the installation of the final block in the quay wall by contractor, China Harbour Engineering Company. The total number of pre-cast concrete blocks installed totals 35,224, each weighing close to 110 tons. The quay wall stretches over 8.5km.
24 August 2014
New Project Site Office
The NPP Team has relocated to their new project site offices, located east of Mesaieed.. A map to the new offices can be found here.
25 February 2014
NRMCA Certifies First Gold Level Sustainable Concrete Plant in the World to Unibeton’s New Port Project Plant
The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association has certified Unibeton’s New Port Project Plant in Qatar at the Gold Level in its Sustainable Concrete Plant Certification Program. The certificate can be viewed here.
4 December 2012
NPP Construction Animation
The NPP has released an animation showing the major components associated with the Project's construction. Providing an overview of construction from 2011 up to operational readiness, the six minute video was designed to provide the general public, and other key stakeholders, with an understanding of the complex and labour intensive process associated with bringing this megaproject to fruition.