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About us

Ports Development Company

Ports Development Company (PDC), is the owner and developer of King Abdullah Port, thev first ‘privately’ owned and funded port facility of Saudi Arabia and the Middle East region.

Established in 2010, PDC is a joint venture between Emaar the Economic City and Huta Marine Works Ltd., two of the largest developers and marine construction diversified conglomerates of the Middle East.
Ports Development Company represents a strong shareholder base with extensive expertise…

King Abdullah Port

King Abdullah Port is the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s newest port facility, located in King Abdullah Economic City. It is a full-service commercial port with a highly strategic location. The Port will deliver world-class service by means of state-of-the-art computer systems and a highly experienced staff.

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Marine Solutions

Specialised Marines Services

Towage

King Abdullah Port provides state of the art towage services via a fleet of ASD tugs, ranging from 85t – 47t BP.

Bunkering

Although the provision of bunkers in the port will be made available in the future, at present this service is unavailable. Document details will be provided in the future.

Underwater Inspection

Underwater inspection service using trained and qualified personnel as well as the latest available underwater inspection equipment.

Expert People

Our Team

Jay New

Jay New

Chief Executive Officer

Abdullah Anwar Dannounn

Abdullah Anwar Dannounn

General Counsel and Company Secretary

Dr. Majed Almalik

Dr. Majed Almalik

Chief Technology and Innovation Officer

Bassam Abdulaziz Fathi

Bassam Abdulaziz Fathi

Head of Commercial Department

Latest News

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January 18, 2022

KING ABDULLAH PORT WRAPS UP SUCCESSFUL 2021 WITH 31% GROWTH IN CONTAINER THROUGHPUT AND 15% INCREASE IN BULK AND GENERAL CARGO

The port’s remarkable double-digit growth and expanding capabilities continue to strengthen its position in the global maritime sector
King Abdullah Economic City, January 2022: Consolidating its status as a key contributor to the Saudi economy and highlighting its growing significance as an internationally recognized port with…

December 14, 2021

King Abdullah Port Honoured for ‘Outstanding Achievement’ at Seatrade Maritime Awards 2021

The award recognizes the port’s exceptional performance and growth despite the challenging market conditions worldwide
King Abdullah Economic City, 14 December 2021: Strengthening its position as one of the fastest-growing ports worldwide, King Abdullah Port was honoured with the ‘Outstanding Achievement Award 2021’…

December 6, 2021

KING ABDULLAH PORT REINFORCES COMMITMENT TO MARITIME SECTOR THROUGH CONTINUED SPONSORSHIP OF 2021 SMME

The port is a Gold Sponsor of the region’s leading maritime conference & exhibition for the third consecutive round
King Abdullah Economic City, November 2021: King Abdullah Port announced that it will support 2021 Seatrade Maritime Middle East (SMME) as a Gold Sponsor, in furtherance of its…

November 15, 2021

KING ABDULLAH PORT STRENGTHENS COMMITMENT TO BOOSTING TOURISM BY WELCOMING LARGEST CRUISE SHIP TO SAUDI ARABIA

MSC Bellissima’s visit comes as KAEC is featured as a cruise destination for the second consecutive year
King Abdullah Economic City, November 2021: King Abdullah Port announced that it received the MSC Bellissima, the largest cruise ship ever to visit Saudi Arabia, as part of…

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    Tel: +966122339888
    Address: 5726 – King Abdullah Port District
    King Abdullah Economic City 23998 – 8412
    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    PO box: 48501, Jeddah 21582 , Saudi Arabia
    Email: info@portsdevco.com

    For job applications kindly send your resume to: hr@portsdevco.com

    For investment and commercial related opportunities kindly contact us on: Commercial@portsdevco.com