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Manufacture of modern quay cranes for handling giant vessels at King Abdulaziz port in Dammam

Riyadh-Under the supervision of the Saudi Arabia Port Authority (Mawani), Saudi Arabia Global Port (SGP) and Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Ltd. (ZPMC) today signed an agreement to manufacture three state-of-the-art quay cranes at King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam. I signed it. ..

The agreement was signed by Abdulazamil, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Saudi Arabia Globalport, and CEO of Saudi Globalport Edward Tarr. Party Committee Secretary, ZPMC Liu Chengyun Chairman and President, ZPMC Liu Cheng Middle Senior Vice President and Board Member. Witnesses to the signature included President Omar Hariri of the Saudi Arabian Port Authority (“MAWANI”). Harbourmaster of the King Abdul Aziz, Secretary of Fahad Alamar. He is the Regional CEO of the Middle East and South Asia and Head of Group Business Development at PSA International Wan Chee Foong.

The agreement reflects SGP’s commitment to transform Dammam’s Abdulaziz royal port into a globally competitive and sustainable container hub, in line with Mawani and a commercial concession worth 7 billion SR.

State-of-the-art crane equipment has a minimum of 25 rows of outreach to handle next-generation giant vessels at optimal efficiency and scale. SGP is also assessing the potential of cranes to be equipped with remote control and photovoltaic panels to utilize solar energy to achieve sustainability and automation of port operations.

President Mawani said on this occasion that the deal was a direct result of the Smartport Initiative, which was launched earlier this year to make Saudi Arabia’s ports more competitive. Keep pace with the ever-evolving maritime industryDevelops logistics performance and container ports in the Kingdom, taking into account its strategic position as a hub connecting the three continents and its leading role in regional and global trade in line with the National Transport and Logistics Strategy (NTLS). I’m looking for it.

SGP’s Chairman of the Board said his company could continue to take bold steps to transform the kingdom into a global logistics powerhouse in line with the goals of Saudi Vision 2030 and use renewable energy in the future. He emphasized achieving sustainability through consideration. Operation of quay cranes, support for the Saudi Green Initiative, participation in global promotion to combat climate change.

Wan Chee Foong said: “PSA is pleased to work with Saudi Arabia’s Global Port to develop the optimum design and specifications for the quay crane and support the rigorous evaluation process. With PSA’s efforts to transform into a major port with sustainability, automation, digitization and integrated supply chain goals, Saudi Arabia’s global ports are relevant and ready for the future, the Kingdom’s Global Logistics Hub. Realize the plan to become .. “.

Damam’s King Abdulaziz Port is equipped with two modern container terminals, one refrigerated and frozen cargo terminal, and two general cargoes, with the help of state-of-the-art crane equipment capable of handling all types of cargo. Please note that we provide full-scale operational services: terminal, two cement terminals (one for Blackportland Crane and Clinker, one for Whiteportland Cement), one bulk grain terminal It consists of one iron ore terminal, a shipyard, an oil and gas station, and a ship repair facility with two floating docks that can accommodate vessels up to 215 meters in length.

Dammam’s Abdulaziz royal port is considered the kingdom’s largest port on the Gulf Arabic and is uniquely located as a gateway to world trade with 43 berths and a total area of ​​19 km.2With a processing capacity of 105 million tonnes and a rail connection to the Riyadh Dry Port, it simplifies the transportation of goods from countries around the world to the eastern and central parts of Saudi Arabia.

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