Saudi Arabia’s maritime sector is gearing up to make the kingdom a regional logistics hub and drive forward economic diversification and job opportunity, participants at the Saudi Maritime Congress in Riyadh heard on the opening day at the Kingdom Centre in Riyadh yesterday.
The largest terminal operator at Jeddah Islamic Port (JIP), Red Sea Gateway Terminal (RSGT), is increasingly confident that its goal of taking over the management and operation of JIP’s North Container Terminal (NCT) could come to fruition early next year.
Saudi Arabia is working to improve its land-side transportation, especially rail infrastructure, in the coming years, as it looks to exploit existing logistics and maritime development, the Kingdom’s Transport Minister revealed today.
Leading government authorities such as Saudi Customs and Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani), as well as major companies such as Bahri and Saudi Aramco Marine Department, which play a key role in the implementation of the latest development initiatives across Saudi Arabia, will share significant insights on how strategies under the Saudi Vision 2030 intend to deliver the desired transformation in the country during the Saudi Maritime Congress held on 11-12 March in Riyadh.
There aren’t many things that both sides of the US political spectrum can agree on but the need to invest in domestic infrastructure one appear to be one of them.
Puerto Coronel received this two new 23-row-cranes on Monday which it recently acquired to reinforce its infrastructure.