King Abdullah Port Makes History
At a length of 399 meters, a width of 54 meters, a depth of 16 meters in the water, weighing a total of 189,000 tons and capable of carrying more than 16,500 TEU, one of the largest container ships in the world, a giant MSC London ship, came from Greece and docked on the berth of Saudi Arabia. The vessel crew were welcomed by Ports Development Company, Economic Cities Authority team, coast guards - King Abdullah Port Security, King Abdullah Port Customs, King Abdullah Port Passport Control, Huta Marine and National Container Company.
See the ship come in
Mr. Abdullah Hameedaddin, Managing Director of Ports Development Company, said in a statement on this occasion that, “It gives us immense pleasure for everyone stationed at the port to witness the arrival of the largest cargo ship docked on the Kingdom’s shores. It is a significant step and a major leap in our work of shipping, handling, and logistical operations at the port.“