King Abdullah Port operator begins operations at new headquarters

Ports Development Company, owner and developer of King Abdullah Port at King Abdullah Economic City handed over to National Container Terminal (NCT), terminal operator at King Abdullah Port, the official terminal operator building situated within the port’s premises and close to the terminal after completing construction with the utmost global standards, presenting highest rate of services to the port’s operations.

The building that will be used to manage the operations and planning of the port’s activities, and its proximity to the terminal will ensure cross functional business and efficiency between all administrative, operational and planning departments, raising the standard of services that National Container Terminal provides under one roof. The building was delivered in dry format, National Container Terminal has equipped the building with the most innovative equipment and developed system to present a fresh and new understanding of integrated ports services and support the operations of imports and exports in the Kingdom with extreme professionalism and upscale criterions.

Mr. Abdullah Hameedaddin, Managing Director of Ports Development Company, said in a statement on this occasion that, “It gives us immense pleasure to hand over the building during this time as it represents the added unique value of the work running within the port, in addition to investing in the efficiency and productivity of the overall operations especially that the building is situated in a strategic location to ensure the premium services the port promises to deliver.”

Hameedaddin, added that “Ports Development Company is continuously and quickly progressing to make King Abdullah Port a unique model of world-class privileged businesses that supports the march of development, in light of the soon announcement of the 3rd berth opening within the coming period, gratifying the speedy development of one of the most innovative ports in the world.”

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 an 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.