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Yanbu Commercial Port sees 124pc rise in cargo handling in Q3

RIYADH, November 27, 2018

Saudi Arabia-based Yanbu Commercial Port set a new record by handling 1.24 million tonnes of various types of general cargo during the third quarter of 2018, an increase of 124 per cent, compared to 557,000 tonnes for the same period in 2017, said a report.

The port achieved record rates through handling 3.08 million tonnes during the last nine months of 2018, compared to 2.11 million tonnes for the same period in 2017, an increase of 46 per cent, added the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) report.

The management of the port is keen to maintain its development through attention to quality services being provided to meet the aspirations of Saudi Ports Authority “Mawani” and the objectives of the vision of the Kingdom 2030.

The port looks forward for more achievements by attracting new shipping lines to cope with the qualitative leap being witnessed at various levels and to highlight its economic position in the region.

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