Saudi Arabia announces the activation of a shipping line with Iraq[/ltr]
[ltr][rtl]Release date: 2018/4/3 10:04[/rtl] • [rtl]8 times read[/rtl][/ltr]
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The port of [King Abdul Aziz] in Dammam has activated a direct maritime line linking it to the port of Umm Qasr in the province of Basra, in order to intensify trade exchange between Saudi Arabia and Iraq during the coming period.
"The King Abdul Aziz Port in Dammam has done the direct maritime shipping link with the Iraqi port of Umm Qasr, in line with the initiative of the joint committee of the two countries held in August last year to encourage economic exchange and to strengthen the ports' pursuit in line with the vision of the Kingdom 2030," Okaz newspaper reported in a report. , And promote bilateral trade between the two countries. "
"The Directorate of Dammam Port under the direct direction of the Minister of Transport and the Chairman of the General Authority for Ports, Dr. Nabil Al-Amoudi, initiated the coordination with the Tihama Shipping Services, which started to operate navigation flights between King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam and the port of Umm Qasr in early March."
The port management discussed the development of this line in coordination with a number of shipping companies in order to intensify trade exchange between Saudi Arabia and Iraq in the coming period and to make the port of Dammam a logistical platform to receive giant ships with competing ports in the region before re-export to Iraq via the direct shipping line " .
"The port is currently active in activating the decision of the Saudi-Iraqi Joint Council to increase the capacity of sea freight between the two countries," said Naim bin Ibrahim Al-Naim, Director General of King Abdul Aziz Port in Dammam, stressing that the port provides all facilities to companies investing in the maritime transport sector Between the two countries".
Al-Naim pointed out that "the direct shipping line between Saudi Arabia and Iraq began work since early March, and achieved positive results and indicators," stressing that "the port of Dammam seeks to develop and intensify the trade exchange between the two countries in the next phase, which will see a large growth in the number of containers handling from During the exploitation of the geographical location of the port and make it a competitive logistics platform between the ports of the region in line with the vision of the Kingdom 2030.
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