Ponant Cruises' ship Le Bougainville docks at Doha Port (Qatar)

   December 25, 2022 ,   Cruise Industry

Mwani Qatar announced the beginning of the 2022-2023 cruise season as the French ship Le Bougainville docked at Doha Port on Sunday, December 25th. 

Along with photos of the vessel and the tourists arriving in Qatar, Mwani posted:

"Cruise ship Le Bougainville docked at #DohaPort today to signal the start of the 2022/23 cruise season."

Managed by Ponant Cruises, the season's first ship is 131 m long and 18 m wide, has 7 decks, 92 staterooms and max passenger capacity 264 (plus 112 crew).

Port of Doha Qatar

Doha is Qatar's largest/principal port and capital city, with a population of around 2,4 million and total area approx 132 km2 (51 mi2). Port Doha (locode QADOH) is on the Persian/Arabian Gulf. Over half of Qatar's population lives in Doha City or its suburbs. The city is also Qatar's commercial capital and one of the Middle East's financial centers. There is a same-named seaport (Doha Port/Mina Doha) in Kuwait's Al Kuwayt Governorate.