Qatar expects new port to open in 2016

March 2, 2014 11:08 am

Qatar has said quick progress is being made in the construction of the country’s New Port Project (NPP), and more than 35% of the work has been completed as of now, Gulf Times has reported. “About 35% of the project is completed already. All the machines are in place. The dredgers are working well. Both the dry and wet excavations are going on in full swing,” said the project executive director of NPP, Nabeel Mohamed al-Buenain. “With the steady progress we are making, we will be able to meet the target of 2016, set for the opening of the first phase of the new port.”