Saudi Port Authority adds Sea Lead to its new “FAM” cargo service at King Abdulaziz Port

The Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) has announced the addition of carrier Sea Lead to its new “FAM” cargo service at King Abdulaziz Port of Dammam.

The addition of the new company, in conjunction with Saudi International Ports Company – the operator of the port’s two container terminals – aims to further increase capacity for exporters and importers and improve commercial traffic at the port.

The announcement coincided with the launch of Emirates Shipping Company’s added EJBS service, connecting Shuwaikh Port in Kuwait, Jebel Ali Port in the United Arab Emirates and Khalifa bin Salman Port in Bahrain to King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam. .

The service shortens the movement time of goods in the ports of the Persian Gulf. The new services, launched on November 15, contribute to strengthening the pivotal position of the port of Dammam at the regional and global level, by strengthening its connection with the ports of the East.

They will also contribute to increasing transshipment containers and facilitating supply chains, as well as increasing the volume of shipments and capturing a greater market share of vessels transiting the coast. of the Persian Gulf.

It provides a direct round trip from Dammam to the Chinese port of Qingdao, reducing the time needed for Saudi exports.
Source: Arab Affairs

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