Qatari LNG shipping giant Nakilat nudged up its half-year net profit for the period to the end of June 2023 by over 6% to QAR 775m compared to the same six months of last year when it reported a net profit of QAR 730m ($200.5m).

In a presentation showing online the company described its profitability as “stellar” and said it was driven by higher revenues offset by higher finance charges.