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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 of the Kingdom’s logistics sector during the year. The port recorded a 6.6% increase in container throughput in 2020, reaching 2,153,963 TEU compared to 2,020,683 TEU in […]
King Abdullah Economic City, September 2020: Amidst the challenges of COVID-19, King Abdullah Port has ensured uninterrupted services, playing its active role in facilitating the smooth flow of the logistics chain for essential commodities. The Port’s world-class infrastructure with mega capacity combined with its highly efficient operation capabilities enabled a significant increase of 72% in […]
King Abdullah Economic City, August 2020: Leading international maritime shipping companies Maersk and MSC have chosen King Abdullah Port as a logistics station on the Red Sea for the two new shipping routes launched by both companies. The choice confirms the importance of the port’s location as a link between the East and the West […]
King Abdullah Economic City, July 2020: King Abdullah Port recently organized a ceremony for the students of the Faculty of Maritime Studies at King Abdulaziz University who graduated from the Miras training program conducted by the port. The ceremony was held at the premises of the Ports Development Company, the owner and developer of King […]
King Abdullah Economic City, June 2020: Marking their first voyage to Saudi Arabia, mega container ships MSC Gulsun, MSC Mia and MSC Sixin recently docked at King Abdullah Port in the same week. The maiden calls from the three vessels, among the world’s largest container ships, were received and handled efficiently utilizing the Port’s mega […]
King Abdullah Economic City, March 2020: As Saudi Arabia steps up efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, King Abdullah Port re-assures its users of complete readiness to receive containers, bulk and general cargo. All terminal operations and marine services are optimized to serve all types of cargo and particularly food, drugs, and medical devices, to […]
New achievement confirms port’s contribution to the implementation of major freight projects in the Kingdom King Abdullah Economic City, March 2020: King Abdullah Port has announced the successful completion of the last phase of handling 3,200 tons of machines for the Petro Rabigh Phase II upgrading, a task that required very accurate handling and transport […]
Achievement reflects the port’s ability to fulfill the Vision 2030 objective of increasing the growth percentage of non-oil exports King Abdullah Economic City, February 2020: The annual throughput of King Abdullah Port for bulk and general cargo increased to 2.98 million t by the end of 2019, compared to 689,000 t in 2018, registering a […]
Dubai, UAE – February 2020: King Abdullah Port, the first privately owned, developed and operated port in the Middle East, is extending its support for the upcoming 2020 edition of Breakbulk Middle East (BBME) as platinum sponsor. This marks the third consecutive year in which King Abdullah Port will contribute to the success of the […]
King Abdullah Economic City, December 2019: King Abdullah Port organized a two-day ‘Sea Captain Day’ field trip for high school students from The World Academy. After being welcomed at King Abdullah Port’s VIP hall with brochures, the students were introduced to ports and the maritime transport sector in general and King Abdullah Port in particular. […]