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Mawani holds key talks with shipping lines

RIYADH, October 26, 2021

The Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) has held a meeting with leading local and international shipping lines to strengthen its partnership with them and promote smoother trade.
President of Mawani Omar Hariri chaired the meeting that was held with top 15 national and global shipping lines to discuss the latest developments in the maritime transport sector, shape strategic plans for the growth of the kingdom’s seaports, enhance operational processes, and promote the ports services, said a Saudi Press Agency report.
The move comes as part of the authority’s strategy to promote effective collaboration throughout the kingdom’s import and export operations ecosystem, and supports economic and commercial growth by facilitating smoother trade.
The meetings reflect Mawani's commitment to further enhance international cooperation and build relationships with maritime authorities around the world.
By working closely with top industry players, the meetings aim to deliver an improved customer experience at the kingdom’s seaports. 
The meetings' objectives include enhancing operational processes, increasing communication, and supporting key business partners, in addition to activating collaborations that bring added value to global shipping lines.
The meeting was participated by representatives from Bahri, Cruise Saudi, Hapag-Lloyd, Maersk, CMA-CGM, Evergreen Marine, Ocean Network Express (ONE), COSCO Shipping Lines, Pacific International Lines (PIL), Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM), Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), Wan Hai Lines, and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line).


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