Qatargas, the world’s largest LNG producer, was the host of the Qatargas Shipping Safety Forum in its head office in Doha.
The inaugural event, titled QSSF Al Salama, was coordinated by Qatargas’ Shipping Department and hosted senior executives from major shipping companies, global safety experts, and key industry stakeholders.
The company said that the Forum would be an annual event with the objective of promoting and delivering safety excellence in the marine transportation of LNG.
QSSF Al Salama focused on the importance of safe and reliable delivery of LNG to Qatargas customers and incident free bunker operations at the Ras Laffan LNG complex.
During the forum, Qatargas senior management reinforced the importance of safe and reliable cargo delivery to its customers around the world.
According to the company, the 70 ships operated under a long-term charter with Qatargas form a critically important ‘floating pipeline’ between Ras Laffan and Qatargas customers around the globe.
The event was attended by senior management representatives from the shipping companies including Nakilat and Milaha while Qatargas’ international ship owners and operators were also widely represented with attendance from Commerz Real, K Line, NYK, MOL, Marangas, Pronav, Stasco, and Teekay.