Operational Highlights

Despite the challenges brought about by COVID-19, Nakilat continued to demonstrate strong commitment to its fleet operational excellence in 2021 by ensuring full compliance to the highest standards of quality and customer centricity, delivering safe, reliable and cost-effective services.

2021 Fleet Highlights:

Took delivery of 2 LNG carrier newbuilds under NSQL commercial & technical management

Maintained a Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate (LTIFR) below the challenging target set without any environmental incidents

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

Top ranked by one of the International Oil Majors (IOMs) benchmarked against over 56 shipping companies, and one of the highest rated ship management companies by other Charterers

Oversee vaccination of about 75% of our 1,465 seafarers

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.

2021 Shipyard Highlights:

Completed more than 1,200 repairs for a variety of vessels (LNG,LPG,VLCC, Tanker, FSRU, Container, Dredger, etc.) and small vessels to date

Completed more than 240 repairs for LNG carriers to date

Completed more than 200 repairs for LNG carriers to date

Completed 150 offshore repairs including 97 jack up rigs to date

Completed 35 projects for BWTS and 6 Scrubbers to date

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).

2021 Marine Services Highlights:

NSW achieved 11.7 million exposure hours without incurring an LTI for over 7 years

NSW performed a total of 13,157 tug jobs for QatarEnergy at Ras Laffan Port

NSW continued upholding performance of uninterrupted services with a 99.43% technical up time across the fleet

NAC commemorated 16 years of operations, offering 24/7 agency services to 64,000 vessels without any service failures and Lost Time Incidents (LTIs)

Nakilat Agency Company was considered an integral organization at Ras Laffan port to continue the flow of operations during the pandemic

NAC completed 2 years of global agency services through international partnerships providing hub services and attending to more than 2,800 vessel port calls and channel transits globally

NAC arranged around 1000 crew movements including medical attendance, ship to ship crew transfers and crew changes in ports of Qatar during the year. This included arranging speedy repatriation of stranded seamen upon lifting of COVID-19 travel restrictions.

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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