Qatar Fuel, called Woqod, will provide marine lubricants and technical services to Qatar Gas Transport Co.s fleet of 25 liquefied natural gas carriers, under construction in South Korea. Separately, Woqod becomes Shell Marine Products exclusive marine lubricants dealer in Qatar.
Woqod will supply both the initial fill volumes required by shipyards prior to delivery of each vessel to Qatar Gas Transport (known as Nakilat) and the top-up volumes required for operations by the fleet on a global basis. Doha-based Woqod will also provide marine lubricants under the agreement to the four liquefied petroleum gas carriers owned and operated by Gulf LPG Transport, a joint venture between Nakilat and Q-Ship. Shell will furnish logistics and technical support to Woqod, along with health, safety, security and environmental support services.
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