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About Us

King Abdullah Port is the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s newest port facility, located in King Abdullah Economic City. It is a full-service commercial port with a highly strategic location. The Port will deliver world-class service by means of state-of-the-art computer systems and a highly experienced staff.

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Ports Development Company

Ports Development Company (PDC), is the owner and developer of King Abdullah Port, the first 'privately' owned and funded port facility of Saudi Arabia and the Middle East region.

Terminals

The terminals at King Abdullah Port are being planned, overseen, and developed by Ports Development Company. The purpose is to achieve the highest level of efficiency for shipping and transport lines through the port’s calculated capacity and innovative work cycle.

Container

King Abdullah Port is developing container terminals with an 18 meter depth that feature the largest cranes in the world, with a span of 25 TEUs, and a capacity of 65 tons, geared to efficiently handle ultra-mega vessels with a capacity of over 23,500 TEUs.
Marine Services

RO/RO

The Ro/Ro terminal provides advanced services to the automotive sector, including importing, exporting and re exporting cars to markets and ports in neighboring countries, in addition to other commercial and industrial vehicles.

Bulk, Agri Bulk & General Cargo

King Abdullah Port has a prominent role in fulfilling the Kingdom’s needs by raising its level of readiness to receive various types of strategic and developmental goods, in order to ensure meeting all consumers needs in the Saudi Arabia.

Our Numbers

Container

Total Capacity
25,000,000 TEUs
Current Capacity
5,500,000 TEUs

Dry Bulk

Total Capacity
10,000,000 tonnes
Current Capacity
3,000,000 tonnes

Agri Bulk

Total Capacity
15,000,000 tonnes
Current Capacity
4,000,000 tonnes

General Cargo

Total Capacity
5,000,000 tonnes
Current Capacity
2,000,000 tonnes

RO/RO

Total Capacity
1,500,000 CEUs
Current Capacity
200,000 CEUs

Our Connectivity

This module allows you to learn more about the available shipping routes, thus helping you to choose the most efficient route for your imports and exports, to and from King Abdullah Port.

Vessel Movement

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Departures

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State-Of-The-Art Sytems

PORT COMMUNITY
SYSTEM

The Port Community System enables efficient, transparent and reliable operation that provide significant cost savings

SMART GATE
SYSTEM

Optimizes performances of the Port/terminal gates reducing truck turn-around time and improving security processes

Latest News

April 25, 2022

KING ABDULLAH PORT RANKS SECOND FASTEST GROWING PORT IN THE WORLD FOR THE SECOND TIME IN 4 YEARS

The Port jumped 10 places from its previous ranking to rank 73rd in Alphaliner’s list of the 100 largest container ports in the world
King Abdullah Economic City, April 2021: Demonstrating its commitment to long-term growth and industry excellence, King Abdullah Port has ranked second globally in terms of growth according to…

March 29, 2022

KING ABDULLAH PORT WINS TWO COVETED AWARDS AT INTERNATIONAL FINANCE TRANSPORTATION AWARDS 2021

Best Container Terminal and Best Bulk & General Cargo Terminal awards recognize the port’s rise in prominence globally and strong growth and performance
Dubai, UAE – March 2022: King Abdullah Port announced that it was awarded two prestigious titles at the 2021 International Finance Transportation Awards, in a strong testimony to…

March 15, 2022

Maersk ME4 service to call King Abdullah Port to support Saudi Arabia’s exporters

Petrochemical exporters at Maersk’s Integrated Logistics Hub to benefit strongly from the new ocean service call at King Abdullah Port
Riyadh, 14 March 2022: Maersk today announced its ME4 Westbound service (Middle-East to Europe) to call King Abdullah Port effective 13th March 2022. With this change, Maersk aims…