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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…

June 30, 2021

MAERSK SAUDI ARABIA AND KING ABDULLAH PORT ENTER STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP TO ESTABLISH MAERSK’S FIRST PETROCHEMICAL HUB IN THE KINGDOM

The non-bonded Maersk Integrated Logistics Hub at King Abdullah Port will become an important part of the solutions offered by Maersk to its petrochemical customers in Saudi Arabia
King Abdullah Economic City, June 2021: Maersk Saudi Arabia, an integrator of container logistics, announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with King Abdullah Port, the…

June 14, 2021

KING ABDULLAH PORT ACHIEVES NEW RECORD FOR MONTHLY BREAKBULK CARGO HANDLING

The port handled 600,000 tons of breakbulk cargo, in continuation of the remarkable year-on-year growth in volumes since its inception
King Abdullah Economic City, May 2021: King Abdullah Port achieved a new record for the monthly volume of breakbulk cargo, by handling over 600,000 tons. The accomplishment demonstrates…

June 6, 2021

KING ABDULLAH PORT RANKED SECOND MOST EFFICIENT CONTAINER PORT GLOBALLY BY THE WORLD BANK

The port’s prominent position in CPPI 2020 demonstrates its growing capabilities and strong commitment to Vision 2030
King Abdullah Economic City, June 2021: King Abdullah Port has been ranked second among the most efficient container ports in the world, according to the Container Port Performance…

May 26, 2021

JAY NEW NAMED CEO OF KING ABDULLAH PORT

A seasoned maritime professional with more than 20+ years of experience in ports, shipping and logistics
King Abdullah Economic City, April 2021: Ports Development Company (PDC), the owner and developer of King Abdullah Port, has announced the appointment of Jay New as the Chief…

January 25, 2021

King Abdullah Port Concludes 2020 with Increased Throughput and Significant Contributions to Kingdom’s Logistics Sector

Port records 6.6% increase in container throughput and 12.4% increase in bulk and general cargo
King Abdullah Economic City, January 2021: King Abdullah Port concluded 2020 with an impressive increase in its container throughput, in addition to its continued contributions to the growth…