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The shipping of freight to the State of Qatar has grown in recent years, with imports rising to around US$30 billion per annum; a healthy 6.4% of that is cargo from the UK to the Arab emirate. It is the world’s richest country per capita – wealth comes from large natural gas reserves, and oil reserves of 25 billion barrels.
We carry business / commercial cargo only UK to / from Qatar. For personal goods, house moves and car shipping we recommend our partners Anglo Pacific
Jobs are guaranteed in Qatar, and college education is free. There is no income tax, public services are gratis, and health care is provided by the government. This leaves plenty of disposable income for manufactured goods, which are shipped by the container to Qatar. As a major freight forwarder to the peninsula, we handle pallet delievries, 20ft and 40ft containers, FCL / Full container loads, LCL / Less than a container load, pallets to Qatar, and consolidated groupage shipping too.
The state occupies the small Qatar Peninsula on the north-eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. Its sole land border is with Saudi Arabia to the south, the rest of its territory is surrounded by the Persian Gulf, with a narrow strait separating Qatar from the nearby island kingdom of Bahrain. The country is mostly a low barren plain covered with sand, with mild winters and very hot humid summers. With the 2014 FIFA World Cup being played here, England and other chilly nations may well find it very hard going!
Sea freight to Qatar lands at the Gulf Ports of Ras Laffen, Doha and Mesaieed; Doha is also the capital, and is home to 90% of the population. Qatari freight may be destined for onward distribution to the other main cities and towns of Umm Sa’id, Al Wakrah, Al Rayyan, Umm Salal Muhammad, Umm Salal Ali, Al Khuwayr, Ar Ru’ays, Dukhan and Umm Bab.
Qatari shipping covers the 3,250 miles from the UK in just 28 days. As a cheap international freight forwarder to this Gulf state, we will book your container to Qatar with reputable carriers and local port agents, and can even arrange full marine insurance. A named friendly, professional agent will handle your booking throughout, and there is NO impersonal call centre – for progress reports, our agents are available 24/7 if needed.
Our competitive rates for sea freight to Qatar will not be beaten, ring us on 01268 525 444 for your cheap sea freight quotation on cargo from the UK to the Arabian Peninsula. We specialise in bespoke tailored requirements, e.g. awkward shapes and sizes, large machinery, long / tall / high / heavy items, indeed any unusual shipping to Qatar. We are equally happy to handle euro and uk pallets to Qatar, and can also consolidate groupage shipping into 20ft and 40ft containers – saving on costs of shipping LCL / Less than a container load.
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