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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 region during the first quarter of 2021, according to Alphaliner, the global leader in analyzing maritime transport data, port capabilities and the future of vessels and shipping […]
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 region’s first privately owned, developed, and operated port, to enhance the Kingdom’s logistics capabilities by adding state-of-the-art services and technologies to the port’s offerings. As part of […]
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 the port’s outstanding capacity and efficiency in cargo handling as well as the role it plays in facilitating the smooth flow of trade in the Kingdom and […]
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 Index (CPPI) for the year 2020 published by The World Bank and IHS Markit. The report, which is the first of its kind that scores ports against […]
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 Executive Officer (CEO) of the port. Welcoming Jay New, the Board of Directors of Ports Development Company said the new CEO would play a key role in […]
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, November 2020: King Abdullah Port and the General Directorate of Border Guard have announced the successful integration of the Port Community System and the Directorate’s Zawil e-portal, which offers access to various types of permits including port entry permits. The integration, which represents a continuation of the achievements of strategic public-private […]
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 […]