Operational Highlights

Despite the challenges brought about by COVID-19, Nakilat continued to demonstrate strong commitment to its fleet operational excellence in 2020 by ensuring full compliance to the highest standards of quality and customer centricity, delivering safe, reliable and cost-effective services.

2020 Fleet Highlights:

Safe completion of the 2nd Phase Fleet Management Transition involving seven LNG carriers from Shell

Taking delivery and technical management of a newbuild MEGI LNG carrier “Global Energy”

Taking over technical management and operations of the company’s first Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU) vessel “Exquisite” from Excelerate Energy

Ensured smooth crew relief for our seafarers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic

Nakilat’s world-class Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard is jointly operated by Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) and Qatar Fabrication Company (QFAB). N-KOM provides ship repair and conversion as well as maintenance and repair of marine and offshore vessels, while QFAB offers fabrication, construction and assembly services for offshore and onshore structures.

2020 Shipyard Highlights:

Completed more than 1,000 repairs for a variety of vessels such as LNG, LPG, VLCC, tankers and small vessels to date

Completed more than 200 repairs for LNG carriers to date

Completed 23 projects for BWTS and 5 Scrubbers to date

Completed more than 140 offshore repairs including 88 rigs, NFB topside fabrication for Qatar Gas and boat landing fabrication for Qatar Petroleum

Nakilat continues to support the growth of Qatar’s maritime industry through its provision of comprehensive towage, shipping agency and logistics services via Nakilat SvitzerWijsmuller (NSW), Nakilat Agency Company (NAC) and our Vessel Support Unit (VSU).

2020 Marine Services Highlights:

NSW performed a total of 13,083 tug jobs for Ras Laffan Port

Appraised by Ras Laffan Port and Qatar Petroleum (QP) Marine for uninterrupted services throughout the pandemic, maintaining 99.9% up time across its fleet

Achieved 10 million safe man-hours hours without Lost Time Injury (LTI)

Surpassed 60,000 COVID-free man-days across NSW since the virus was first discovered in Qatar

NAC completed 15 years of operations offering 24/7 agency services up to 60,000 vessels without any service failures and lost time incidents (LTI)

NAC marked 1 year of global agency services in February 2020, attending to more than 1,400 port calls and cannel transits within this period

NAC arranged around 1,000 crew movements including medical attendance, ship to ship crew transfers and crew changes in ports of Qatar during the year

Around 200 vessels of various types have utilized VSU services at Ras Laffan, including Nakilat-owned, joint-venture and third-party vessels

VSU provided uninterrupted supply and support service from Ras Laffan during the lock down period, that ensured supply of essential items to vessels

VSU facilitated clearance and delivery of critical spares to Nakilat and JV vessels at Ras Laffan, an average of 120 movements per month


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