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King Abdullah Port, owned and managed by Ports Development Company at King Abdullah Economic City, is a modern, automated container, Ro/Ro, and bulk cargo port located on the east coast of the Red Sea .


The first Saudi port developed and managed by the private sector.






To be an advantageous and sustainable world-class port that delivers long-term value to its stakeholders.

Situated only 100 kilometers from Jeddah, the second-largest city in Saudi Arabia, the port is accessed via highway 303, and lies in close proximity to the excellent No.5 motorway between Jeddah and Yanbu. It is one of largest deep-water ports on the Red Sea, and is geographically the closest port to the Suez Canal with access to the Mediterranean Sea and the Indian Ocean.


King Abdullah Port is a dynamic integrated business entity that enjoys a prime, strategic location. It is considered to be a complementary module between the private and government sectors.

The port is designed to handle 20 million containers, 1.5 million vehicles, and 15 million tons of bulk and general cargo shipping. It has a depth of 18meters, and features 30 operational deep-water berths equipped with some of the world’s largest and most sophisticated ship-to-shore cranes, allowing for high intensity operations and first-rate operational performance.





Enhance the competitive position of King Abdullah Port as a new logistical hub and industrial complex of the Red Sea.

Covering an extraordinary 16 million square meters the Port comes equipped with modern storage facilities, capable of handling break-bulk, heavy-lift and project cargoes. It also offers a range of port-centric logistics and maritime support services.





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