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Jul 01, 2020
It is with regret that we announce Saudi Maritime Congress will be postponed to the first half of 2021 with the exact dates to be announced soon.
Feb 25, 2020
Seatrade Maritime, organisers of Saudi Maritime Congress 2020, are delighted to announce that H.E. Eng. Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser, Minister of Transport, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, will be delivering the keynote ministerial opening address on Day One (22 March) of the Congress, followed by the keynote address from Lawrence Barchue, Assistant Secretary-General and Director, Department for Member State Audit and Implementation Support, International Maritime Organization (IMO).
Feb 16, 2020
Furthering its commitment to contributing to the advancement of the maritime sector, Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, reiterated its support to Saudi Maritime Congress.
Jan 13, 2020
In an exciting initiative announced today, maritime suppliers keen to develop a relationship with International Maritime Industries (IMI) are invited to a ‘Mega Yard, Mega Opportunity: IMI Supplier Workshop’ on the first day of Saudi Maritime Congress.
Dec 01, 2019
It has been announced today (December 1, 2019) that the 3rd Saudi Maritime Congress is planned for March 2020 to take place in Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Mar 14, 2019
Vision 2030 goals to drive sustainable growth and developments in the maritime sector are discussed during two days of interactive and stimulating sessions.
Mar 13, 2019
Conference to present investment opportunities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and discuss the country’s maritime and logistics policies.
Dec 14, 2020
Red Sea Gateway Terminal (RSGT), has been named winner of the 2020 Sustainability Award at the 17th Annual Seatrade Maritime Awards, Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa, hosted virtually from Dubai.
Dec 06, 2020
Bahri has announced inking a training services agreement with the National Maritime Academy (NMA) to train and upskill the Saudi youth in the maritime sector. The agreement further consolidates Bahri’s prominent role in local talent development in line with the Saudi Vision 2030.
Nov 30, 2020
King Abdullah Port and the General Directorate of Border Guard have announced the successful integration of the Port Community System and the Directorate’s Zawil e-portal, which offers access to various types of permits including port entry permits.
Nov 5, 2020
Bahri has announced the signing of a five-year framework agreement worth SAR 300 million with Saudi Arabia’s Presidency of State Security (PSS). Under the terms of this agreement, which encompasses various internal and external sea, air, and land transport and freight services, Bahri will serve as the official carrier for the Presidency of State Security and all its divisions.
Nov 2, 2020
International Maritime Industries (IMI) awarded a contract to Lamprell for engineering design services. It will carry out the work in two parts. The first would incorporate full detailed design engineering, while the second would be the production design phase.
Oct 22, 2020
The lack of tanker newbuilding orders, coupled with reduced freight and asset values over the past few months, are current developments that would lead to a more positive market in 2021 and beyond, according to a panel of industry players at the Saudi Maritime Congress webinar.
Oct 16, 2020
Saudi Aramco has demonstrated its commitment to improving environmental standards across its offshore and harbour support fleet through collaboration with class
Oct 06, 2020
Saudi Global Ports Company (SGP) has officially taken over the management of both First and Second Container Terminals in King Abdulaziz Port Dammam (KAPD) effective 1 October 2020.
Sept 16, 2020
Saudi ports have made a progress in the Liner Shipping Connectivity Index (LSCI) as per the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) report for the second quarter (Q2) of 2020.
Sept 04, 2020
Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM) is moving into the Middle East with an office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The new office in Saudi will offer full technical and crew management services to the shipping, offshore and energy sectors.
Sept 3, 2020
Bahri announced that it took delivery of its new dry-bulk carrier ‘Alanood’ on 31 August, making it the second newbuild vessel to join the company’s market-leading fleet this year. The Kamsarmax-class carrier lifts the number of Bahri’s dry-bulk fleet to seven, cementing its reputation as a leading regional player in the bulk shipping industry.
Aug 20, 2020
Bahri signed a new agreement with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, a member of Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group, which owns one of the largest state-of-the-art shipyards in the world, to build ten 49,999-dwt Medium Range (MR) chemical tankers.
Aug 17, 2020
The General Authority for Ports (MAWANI), in cooperation with the Saudi Customs, announced today the abolishment of the requirement to issue permits to load transhipment containers and goods, as part of a series of initiatives seeking to facilitate procedures for transhipment in the Saudi port sector.
Aug 13, 2020
In line with its efforts to accelerate digital transformation and facilitate electronic billing and payment processes, Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, has signed an agreement with Tabadul for the implementation of Fasah Pay. One of a collection of electronic solutions offered on the Fasah platform, Fasah Pay enables the business sector within the logistics industry to create and raise invoices for customers that can be paid via a Sadad number.
Aug 11, 2020
Leading international maritime shipping companies Maersk and MSC have chosen King Abdullah Port as a logistics station on the Red Sea for the two new shipping routes launched by both companies. The choice confirms the importance of the port’s location as a link between the East and the West and its potential to play a prominent role in supporting the international shipping industry and trade exchange between the world’s continents.
Jul 3, 2020
On 24 June 2020, Saudi Global Ports (SGP) handled a record 12,691 TEUs on container ship COSCO Shipping Aquarius. Operated by Hong Kong-based shipping line Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), the ship is one of the largest vessels in the world with a capacity of 19,273 TEUs. It possesses a length of 400 metres and a breadth of 59 metres across its vessel beam.
Jun 24, 2020
In partnership with DP World, the Dubai-based provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain logistics, the Saudi Ports Authority (MAWANI) has launched the first direct shipping line connecting UAE’s Jebel Ali Port in Dubai with Egypt’s Sokhna Port through Jeddah Islamic Port.
May 19, 2020
LogiPoint has established a bonded corridor between Jeddah Islamic Port (JIP) and King Abdulaziz International Airport.
May 18, 2020
International Maritime Industries (IMI) announced today that the first piece of steel had been cut on rig one (of two) for ARO; a world-class offshore drilling contractor that owns, operates, and manages a fleet of high-specification and premium jack-up rigs in Saudi Arabia.
May 14, 2020
Bahri has announced that it has taken delivery of the new dry-bulk carrier ‘Sara.’ Built by Hyundai Vietnam Shipbuilding (HVS), a subsidiary of Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co. Ltd. (HMD), the vessel increases the company’s fleet of dry-bulk carriers to six ships in line with its efforts to expand its marine capabilities and maintain its position as a leading dry-bulk carrier both regionally and globally.
Apr 14, 2020
PSA International joint venture Saudi Global Ports (SGP) is become the sole container terminal operator at King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam with a new Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) agreement.
Apr 8, 2020
Partial completion of International Maritime Industry’s (IMI) vast new shipyard, within the King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services in Ras Al Khair on Saudi Arabia’s east coast may not be due until late this year of early next, but this has not held up the start of operational activities, including newbuild rig, ship and repair projects with shareholders and third parties according to Julian Panter, IMI’s Vice President of Business Development.
Apr 01, 2020
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has unveiled a new flexible cargo service to meet an anticipated rise in demand for freight services from Asia once the impact of the coronavirus pandemic eases.
Mar 31, 2020
Saudi shipowner Bahri is making a SAR10m ($2.67m) donation to the Kingdom’s Ministry of Health in its fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
Feb 19, 2020
Satellite communications provider Inmarsat has launched connectivity solutions to customers based in Saudi Arabia, through new partner agreements, across sea, air and land.
Feb 12, 2020
Red Sea Gateway Terminal (RSGT) in Saudi Arabia has received the first batch of terminal equipment in an initial investment of SAR1bn ($266.7m).
Jan 09, 2020
Saudi Arabia’s shipowner Bahri has extended its liner shipping network to South India with calls at Ennore and Chennai ports.
Dec 24, 2019
DP World has inked a 30-year Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) concession with the Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) for the management and development of the Jeddah South Container Terminal at the multi-purpose Jeddah Islamic Port.