Arab News, Monday, Jan 30, 2023 | Rajab 8, 1444
Jeddah Islamic Port receives 3 ship-to-shore cranes
Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah
Islamic Port has received a new batch of three ship-to-shore cranes amid efforts
to boost operational efficiency of the port, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
The new cranes have been procured by the Red Sea
Gateway Terminal, which is a strategic partner of the Jeddah port and the
operator of its North Container Terminal.
The cranes cement the Red Sea Gateway Terminal’s
commitment to upscale the terminal’s operations and modernize its logistics
Earlier this month, the Saudi Ports Authority ,
also known as Mawani, announced that Geneva-based international liner operator
Mediterranean Shipping Co. has added Jeddah Islamic Port to its new India-West
The new service falls in line with the objectives
of the National Strategy for Transport and Logistics Services that aims to
consolidate the Kingdom’s position as a global logistics hub connecting three
Industries between India and the Mediterranean
such as clothing, automotive, and pharmaceutical are set to benefit from the new
direct communication between the two regions.
Last year, in October, Mawani inked a deal with
Globe Group to establish a fully integrated logistics zone at the Jeddah port to
enhance its competitive edge and support logistics-related companies on the