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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

August 31, 2021

STRENGTHENING ITS POSITION IN GLOBAL RANKING KING ABDULLAH PORT JUMPS 3 SPOTS IN LLOYD’S TOP 100 PORTS LIST

• The port improved its ranking to 84 this year • Year-on-year increase of 6.6% in container throughput firmly establishes the port in the prestigious global list
King Abdullah Economic City, August 2021: Strengthening its position as one of the fastest-growing ports in the world and the leading port in the Middle East region, King…

August 10, 2021

KING ABDULLAH PORT CONTINUES TO SUPPORT KINGDOM’S GROWTH AS A GLOBAL LOGISTICS HUB WITH INCREASED THROUGHPUT DURING H1 2021

Port records 45% increase in container throughput and remarkable 78% increase in bulk and general cargo
King Abdullah Economic City, July 2021: King Abdullah Port has announced details of its exceptional performance during the first half of 2021. The port handled a total of…

July 27, 2021

KING ABDULLAH PORT NAMED FASTEST GROWING PORT IN MIDDLE EAST, IMPROVES GLOBAL RANKING

• The Port jumped 4 places from its previous ranking to rank 83rd in Alphaliner’s list of the 100 largest container ports in the world in 2020 • With a 44.2% increase, the Port recorded a higher throughput growth rate than that of the top three container ports globally in Q1 2021
King Abdullah Economic City, June 2021: Solidifying its leading position among ports in the Middle East, King Abdullah Port has been crowned the fastest growing seaport in the…