KING ABDULLAH PORT INTRODUCES NEW, FIRST OF ITS KIND TECHNOLOGY IN THE KINGDOM, ACTIVATES 24-HOUR CONTAINER INSPECTION INITIATIVE

  King Abdullah Economic City, June 2017 The Ports Development Company, the owner and developer of King Abdullah Port, has announced the completion of the building of a central operating room monitoring and linking together the X-ray customs inspection systems in the port. The room will also equip all customs … Continue reading

KING ABDULLAH PORT CELEBRATES RAMADAN HOSTING IFTAR FOR OPERATING PARTNERS AND PARTICIPATING SECTORS Hameedadin speaks of King Abdullah Port’s dedication to advancing the tenets of Vision 2030

Jeddah, June 2017 An atmosphere of trust, collaboration and unity settled over those gathered at this year’s annual iftar held by the Ports Development Company, the owner and developer of King Abdullah Port, with the participation of a wide array of guests including managers and stakeholders from the Economic Cities … Continue reading

On the first anniversary of the declaration of Vision 2030 KING ABDULLAH PORT RAPIDLY CONTRIBUTING TO THE REALIZATION OF VISION 2030, TRANSFORMING THE KINGDOM INTO A GLOBAL LOGISTICS HUB

King Abdullah Economic City, May 2017 Today, the Kingdom is moving with confidence and clarity towards promising new horizons with the implementation of Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Program 2020. Both the government and the private sector are working to implement initiatives in various economic fields. Now, the country … Continue reading

KING ABDULLAH PORT CONFIRMS THE KINGDOM’S ROLE AS A GLOBAL LOGISTICS CENTER AT SEA ASIA 2017 IN SINGAPORE

    Singapore, May 2017 King Abdullah Port successfully concluded its participation in and sponsorship of Sea Asia 2017, the event’s sixth edition, which was recently held in Singapore as part of Singapore Maritime Week. Sea Asia 2017 was co-organized by Seatrade and the Singapore Maritime Foundation. This first participation … Continue reading

In a study of more than 600 international ports King Abdullah Port Joins World’s 100 Biggest Container Ports Hameedadin: Alphaliner ranking consolidates Kingdom’s maritime status

King Abdullah Economic City, April 2017 King Abdullah Port landed the 98th spot among the world’s biggest container ports for 2016, up from 104th the previous year, according to Alphaliner, a global maritime data originator. Alphaliner’s report ranks ports based on capacity, measured by units of standard twenty-foot equivalent unit … Continue reading

In line with the Custodian of the two Holy Mosques’ Asian Tour King Abdullah Port to Sponsor Sea Asia 2017 in Singapore

King Abdullah Economic City, March 2017 King Abdullah Port has signed an agreement to sponsor Sea Asia 2017, the event’s sixth edition, to be held 25-27 April 2017 in Singapore. The event will be part of Singapore Maritime Week and will host logistics experts and influential leaders in the maritime … Continue reading

Increase of King Abdullah Port’s Annual Throughput to 1.4 Million TEU by the end of 2016 Hameedadin: King Abdullah Port is taking steady steps towards becoming a prime East-West hub on the main trade route between Asia and Europe

King Abdullah Economic City, January 2017 King Abdullah Port announced the increase of its annual throughput to 1.4 million TEU by the end of 2016, representing an increase of around 8% compared to 2015. The annual throughput increase comes despite the challenges facing the markets and the slowdown of global … Continue reading

King Abdullah Port Associate Sponsor at TOC Middle East

Dubai, December 2016 King Abdullah Port was an associate sponsor and a leading participant in TOC Middle East, a major regional and global event in maritime shipping, ports and terminal operations.   TOC Middle East was held in Dubai and was attended by representatives of the region’s ports and terminals … Continue reading

King Abdullah Port’s Annual Capacity to Reach Four Million TEU Milestone Infrastructure of Berth 5 and Berth 6 at final stages of this year’s strategic expansion

    King Abdullah Economic City, December 2016 The infrastructure works for Berth 5 and Berth 6 are about to be finished in a few weeks, King Abdullah Port announced on Wednesday. The two berths are part of the port’s strategic expansion plan, which aims to significantly uprate the port’s … Continue reading