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Saudi Port King Abdulaziz sets container throughput record

Saudi Arabia – King Abdulaziz Port of Dammam recorded the highest daily container throughput in Saudi ports by handling a total volume of 18,020 TEUs on a single vessel through its integrated shipping and logistics service mechanism.

The historic milestone was reached when Cosco Shipping Capricorn, a giant container ship from the Far East with a total length of 400 m and a carrying capacity of 20,000 TEUs, moored in the port of Dammam, reported Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

King Abdulaziz Port’s advanced operational and logistical capabilities attract modern fleets and shipping lines to its shores and fulfill the Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) and National Transport and Logistics Strategy (NTLS) goals of improve operational and logistical productivity. , performance and capacity of local ports.

King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam is the Kingdom’s main commercial gateway on the Persian Gulf coast, which serves as a global and regional center of excellence for logistics and maritime services to importers and exporters.

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