Nakilat’s Board of Directors (BoD) has appointed Eng. Abdullah Fadhalah Al Sulaiti to the position of Nakilat’s Managing Director, with effect from November 1st, 2013.
The BoD has also appointed Muhammad Ghannam to the position of Expert within the Office of Nakilat’s Managing Director.
Eng. Abdullah Fadhalah Al Sulaiti joined Nakilat in February 2011 as Deputy Managing Director. Previously he had been Shipping Manager at Qatargas from 2006 to 2011. Prior to that he had held a variety of shipping-related positions at Qatargas after joining the company in 1997.
Eng. Abdullah Fadhalah Al Sulaiti graduated from Southampton Maritime College in the UK in 1998 with a degree in Engineering and a major in Marine Engineering.
Upon the occasion of his appointment to the position of Nakilat’s Managing Director, Eng. Abdullah Fadhalah Al Sulaiti said: “I am honored by and thankful for the trust and support of our Chairman HE Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al Sada and our Board of Directors. Nakilat is Qatar’s flagship marine company and it is a great privilege to be its Managing Director. I intend to build upon Nakilat’s strong track record of achievements with further success, consolidating our company’s position as an asset to Qatar’s LNG value chain, to our economy and to future generations to come.”
Nakilat is a Qatari marine company providing the critical transportation link in Qatar’s LNG supply chain. Its LNG shipping fleet is the largest in the world, comprising 56 LNG vessels. Nakilat also manages and operates four LPG carriers. Via two strategic joint ventures, N-KOM and NDSQ, Nakilat operates the ship repair and construction facilities at Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard.
Press Release, November 4, 2013