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Kingdom plans to expand ports capacity by 29m tons

JEDDAH – Saudi Arabia is planning to expand its ports handling capacity by around 29 million tons to face a steady rise in demand, the head of the ports authority in the kingdom was reported as saying. “The projects include the construction of 20new quays which will be ready for operation within two years to […]

Saudi ports’ revenues exceed SAR4 bn

Profits for the General Organization for Ports in the past fiscal year 1433/1434H exceeded SR4 billion, representing an increase of SR800 million from the previous fiscal year. Meanwhile, the container sector has witnessed an increase in the capacity of ports, from 5 million TEUs in 2008 to 12 million TEUs in 2012. A report of […]