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

Global Maritime Experts See King Abdullah Port’s Role Vital to Boost Saudi Shipping Industry Advantages to new port seen as integrative to operations at more established ports in the Kingdom

  Jeddah, November 2016 King Abdullah Port seeks to strengthen its contribution to Saudi Vision 2030 by advancing and consolidating the private sector’s role in the development, growth and diversification of the national economy. According to an article recently published in the periodical “Port Strategy”, a British publication dedicated to … Continue reading

King Abdullah Port Sponsors Seatrade Maritime Middle East Exhibition

Dubai, November 2016 In his statement on the sidelines of King Abdullah Port’s sponsorship of the Seatrade Maritime Middle East Exhibition at the Dubai World Trade Center, Eng. Abdullah Hameedadin, Managing Director of the Ports Development Company, owner and developer of King Abdullah Port, stressed the importance of fostering integration … Continue reading

King Abdullah Port Signs 2.7 Billion SAR Financial Agreement with SABB and the Arab National Bank for Next Phase Expansion

September 2016 – The Ports Development Company, owner and developer of the King Abdullah Port – region’s first privately owned port – has announced the signing of a financial agreement with SABB and the Arab National Bank worth 2.7 billion SAR. The agreement aims to move forward with the development … Continue reading

Leadership Keen on Role of Ports in 2030 Vision Leading to a Diversified and More Competitive Economy

  King Abdullah Port at King Abdullah Economic City to Boost Kingdom’s Role as a Global Logistics and Trade Center   August 2016 – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is witnessing an unprecedented boom in the maritime sector and its shipping and logistical services. Its coasts today, especially the Red … Continue reading

King Abdullah Port Holds Annual Iftar with Port’s Operating Partners and Participating Sectors Hameedadin: “We are committed to participating in achieving Saudi Vision 2030 through activating the role of the private sector”

June 26, 2016 In a Ramadan setting filled with the faith, communication and collaboration that reflect the spirit of one family, the Ports Development Company, owner and developer of King Abdullah Port, held its annual iftar in Jeddah. The iftar witnessed a wide array of guests including managers and stakeholders … Continue reading

King Abdullah Port Officials Visit Valenciaport to Study the Operational Model Employed at Spain’s Largest Port

May 2, 2016 Officials of King Abdullah Port visited Valenciaport, Europe’s fifth busiest port. Accompanied by delegates from the Economic Cities Authority (ECA), the Coast Guard, the Saudi Customs and the National Container Terminal (NCT), the main operator of the container terminal, the visit was to study and benchmark operational … Continue reading