Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Co. Ltd.

Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Company

Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Company (GSCCO), part of Gulftainer group of companies, was founded in 1985 as a port management company.

GSCCO is now one of the leading operators in the port services sector currently handling 3 port projects in the Kingdom -Northern Container Terminal (NCT) -Jeddah Islamic Port (JIP), Jubail Container Terminal (JCT), Bulk & General Cargo Handling project in Jubail Commercial Port (JCP) in King Fahad Industrial Port.


  • GSCCO (Jeddah Facility) passed the 30 Million TEU mark in March 2018 for Jeddah and Jubail terminals, a 50% increase in throughput in just 5 years 
  • The terminal received the largest container vessel to arrive at Jubail to date with the maiden call of Evergreen Marine Corporation’s 14,424-TEU EMC Taurus in November 2017. The 369-metre-long vessel completed 813 container moves on its maiden call.
  • With Jubail’s petrochemical plants now in full production, the ports in the coastal city are experiencing a steady increase in activity. GSCCO is ready for any rise in throughput.
  • JCT is strategically located near prominent industrial areas, which makes it a key gateway port for the burgeoning Saudi import and export market, especially industrial equipment.

Gulf Stevedoring’s presence in Saudi Arabia, spans over 30 years and is the only company to operate container terminals on both coasts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

GSCCO remains committed to developing a best-in-class port and logistical infrastructure at the facilities Saudi Arabia to support the government’s economic diversification agenda as outlined in the Saudi Vision 2030.