Saudi Ports Authority

Saudi Ports Authority


Saudi Ports Authority
P.O.Box 5162
Riyadh 11422
Saudi Arabia

The Saudi ports used to be managed by different bodies with different rules, regulations and tariffs, for each port. In 1976, the Saudi Government decided to create an independent Ports Authority, which was directly linked to the Prime Minister. The aim was to improve and develop all Saudi Ports and to run them in the most advanced and effective ways, in a unified manner.In it's first six months; The Ports Authority was able to eliminate the problem of congestion. Later the Ports Authority proceeded to achieve its goal: to re-organize ports and to enhance their efficiency. Now the Saudi Ports have become major contributors to Saudi economy and a link between the national and international economy.

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