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, 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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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…

August 31, 2021

STRENGTHENING ITS POSITION IN GLOBAL RANKING KING ABDULLAH PORT JUMPS 3 SPOTS IN LLOYD’S TOP 100 PORTS LIST

• The port improved its ranking to 84 this year • Year-on-year increase of 6.6% in container throughput firmly establishes the port in the prestigious global list
King Abdullah Economic City, August 2021: Strengthening its position as one of the fastest-growing ports in the world and the leading port in the Middle East region, King…

August 10, 2021

KING ABDULLAH PORT CONTINUES TO SUPPORT KINGDOM’S GROWTH AS A GLOBAL LOGISTICS HUB WITH INCREASED THROUGHPUT DURING H1 2021

Port records 45% increase in container throughput and remarkable 78% increase in bulk and general cargo
King Abdullah Economic City, July 2021: King Abdullah Port has announced details of its exceptional performance during the first half of 2021. The port handled a total of…

July 27, 2021

KING ABDULLAH PORT NAMED FASTEST GROWING PORT IN MIDDLE EAST, IMPROVES GLOBAL RANKING

• The Port jumped 4 places from its previous ranking to rank 83rd in Alphaliner’s list of the 100 largest container ports in the world in 2020 • With a 44.2% increase, the Port recorded a higher throughput growth rate than that of the top three container ports globally in Q1 2021
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…

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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