Extensive Expertise Developing Ports and Logistical Hubs aligned with Vision 2030 Ambitions The Port of Absolute Advantage Middle East’s first fully privately owned, developed, and operated port Logistics Services Effective, competent, and seamless approach to port operations Specialised Marine Services Company International operational standards, cost effective solutions, and round-the-clock support Terminals Built to be one of the largest terminal facilities in the world with 24/7 international standardized services

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Ports Development Company

Ports Development Company (PDC), is the owner and developer of King Abdullah Port, the 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


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


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

Eng. Muhammad AlShehri

Eng. Muhammad AlShehri

Head of Operations

Captain Assem Ashary

Captain Assem Ashary

Harbor Master

Khaled Mengash

Khaled Mengash

Chief Human Resources Officer

Latest News

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August 29, 2023


King Abdullah Port, recognized as the most efficient port worldwide according to the World Bank’s 2022 Report, recently welcomed MSC Irina, the world’s joint-largest cargo ship with a…

August 7, 2023

King Abdullah Port Announce Strategic Partnerships Boosting Maritime Offerings

Strengthening Maritime Infrastructure with Fuel Supply Services
07 August 2023- Jeddah - King Abdullah Port, recognized as the most efficient port worldwide according to the World Bank's 2022 Report, is proud to announce a strategic…

July 16, 2023

King Abdullah Port Maintains Growth Trajectory with Increases in Container and Agri-Bulk Throughput

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 16 July 2023 - King Abdullah Port, a leading global player in the maritime and logistics sectors, continues to demonstrate resilience and maintain its role…

June 20, 2023

King Abdullah Port and “Tabadul” Enter Strategic Partnership to Enhance Digital Logistics Excellence

Activating the Smart Gate System and Truck Management System for Increased Efficiency
King Abdullah Port the most efficient port globally by the World Bank (2022 Report) and The Saudi Company for Electronic Information Exchange (TABADUL), the leading provider of innovative…

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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