Wednesday, 13 Nov 2019

Dammam port handles 17 million tons of cargo within 7 months

Riyadh, The total tonnage cargo handled at King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam from the beginning of the current year to July 2018 was 17.98 million tons, with an increase of 2.97% compared to the same period of the previous year amounting to 17.46 million tons, and handled container tonnage by (9.69) million containers, according to the statistical index issued by Saudi Ports Authority "MAWANI".

The total number of containers in King Abdul Aziz Port in Dammam since the beginning of the current year until July 2018 was 897,660 containers, while the number of ships was 1,001 and the number of vehicles reached 92,699.

King Abdul Aziz Port in Dammam is the main port of the Kingdom on the Arabian Gulf; the main gateway for the entry of goods from all over the world to the eastern and central regions of the Kingdom. The port is also a distinguished center at national, regional and international levels in handling various goods to serve importers, Logistics and shipping industry.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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