Enhancing the presence as one of the vital ports in the world King Abdullah Port participates in the International Conference of Port Community System Operator in France
30/11/2014

Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: – Ports Development Company, owner and developer of King Abdullah Port, participated in the International Conference of Port Community System Operator in the city of Le Havre, France, to discuss best case practices and global standards of ports systems and application management while using the latest cutting- edge electronic methods.

This comes in line with the continuous keenness to increase productivity and efficiency at King Abdullah Port, save additional time and effort in collecting and analyzing data in order to provide better integrated services for port’s importers and exporters.

Engineer Abdullah Bin Mohamed Hameedaddin, Managing Director of Ports Development Company, said in a statement on this occasion that, “We saw an extremely vital opportunity to participate at the conference in Le Havre being among 30 international experts in port community systems developers and operators, port authorities, terminal operators, customs, maritime operations and academia that brought forth valuable experiences, enhancing the role of our presence as one of the major ports in the world, and exchanging expertise and best-case practices, in addition to acquiring the latest solution services that will allow us to tackle various challenges.”

Eng. Hameedaddin added that, “The keenness of Ports Development Company to develop and enrich King Abdullah Port with the latest global standard systems, technologies and mechanisms, characterized with high efficiency attributes to meet the growing demand of logistical solutions and facilitating smooth import and export operations for both public and private sectors in Saudi Arabia.”

Port Development Company aims to position King Abdullah Port, as a unique example of world-class excellence for providing valuable benefits for long-term users from the public and private sectors, as well as the constant quest to integrate and work side by side with Saudi Ports System to enhance the capabilities and operational efficiency to meet the increasing demand for the movement of import and export, and providing the requirements for the construction of major vital projects, meeting the requirements of comprehensive development renaissance that the Kingdom is currently witnessing.

King Abdullah Port, owned and developed by Ports Development Company at King Abdullah Economic City, is the first port being developed and managed by the private sector. The port is characterized by its strategic geographical location, with integrated services through the practice of the most advanced technologies and the use of local and international experts to provide the best services. The port has been included among the largest global shipping lines, through setting a well established business plan to develop the port at a steady pace and a clear vision to become one of the leading major ports in the world.

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