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Umm Alhoul Free Zone covers 32km and is situated near Hamad Port, the world’s largest greenfield port, providing an optimal location for industries which benefit from access to sea freight and shipping routes.
1.8 km² of services land plots
14 Light Industrial Units
Each plot developer is required to comply with a 1-star minimum GSAS rating.
There is wireless internet access throughout the zones, as well as intelligent traffic monitoring.
The zones have been designed to incorporate additional smart technologies including smart waste bins, intelligent street lighting, addressable advertising panels and more.
An exclusive hub for maritime activities, with access to the world’s largest greenfield port and unparalleled opportunities as part of Qatar’s growing free zones.
MARSA (Arabic for “anchor”) is a new maritime cluster in Qatar’s Umm Alhoul free zone, strategically located adjacent to Hamad Port, the world’s largest greenfield seaport, and only 20 minutes from Doha city center. MARSA, which has an 8.5 meter deep draught with 2 kilometers of quay wall, will service as a base for companies from around the world to conduct activities as diverse as ocean vessel building and repair, internal design and fit-out, ship provisions supply, safety training, boat brokerage and maritime research.
Ocean vessel building and repair
Internal design and fit-out
Ship provisions supply
Boat brokerage and maritime research
Our Free Zones are built on connectivity which is why they are positioned 30 minutes from downtown Doha, and sit adjacent to Hamad Airport and Hamad deep-sea port, both award-winning transport hubs that connect you to the world.