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Dammam (SADMM)

Saudi Arabia

General info

address
P.O. Box 28062 Dammam 31188 Saudi Arabia
EMAIL
website
www.ports.gov.sa
phone
966-3-8583199
fax
966-3-8571727
cororate office
P.O. Box 28062 Dammam 31188 Saudi Arabia
ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE
25.9 million tons
ANNUAL CONTAINER VOLUME
1.5 million TEUs

King Abdul Aziz Port is the second busiest commercial port in Saudi Arabia. Serving the country's central and eastern regions, King Abdul Aziz Port is strategically located to serve the regional oil industry and to support the development of Saudi Arabia's capital, Riyadh, and other major provincial cities in the central and eastern regions.

Inland service data

Major towns near seaport

Sayhat, Tarut, Safwah, Buqayq, Riyadh, Buraydah, Sakakah, Najran, Mecca, Abha, Jiddah, Turayf, Sabya, Umm Lajj, Jizan, Tabuk

Carrier mapping

List of main shipping lines serving the port

APL, CMA CGM, Evergreen, Hanjin, MOL, MSC, OOCL

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Export requirements

Country Requirements & Restrictions

Export LCL shipments are not allowed. Recovery of Handling Exports shall be paid in Saudi Arabia Cross Trade Shipment: The following information and documents are required: 1. Local Saudi Party Involved 2. CR Copy (Chamber of Commerce registration) 3. Responsible party for Detention charges to be advised 4. Product ETA should be 9 days + Commodity : Any commodity code/description contains the word OIL or Bitumen or Fuel. Please contact sa.export@safmarine.com before proceeding with bookings / documentation, except for container type “TANK”. These commodities in TANK containers are accepted. There are no restrictions imposed on local cargo exported from Saudi Arabia. However, all export cargo is subject to inspection from customs. We do not accept lubricants & Bitumen in flexi-bags or flexi-tanks. Countries banned for Export: Country: ISRAEL NOT accepted: Cargo originating from and/or destined to ISRAEL. Country : Qatar NOT accepted: Cargo originating from and/or destinated to Qatar Effective 6 July 2017

Forms & Certificates

Foodstuff validity period together with ingredients should be labeled in Arabic in accordance with the Saudi or GCC specifications.

Key Customs Facts

Below export procedure steps: Shipping Instructions: Cut-off is 10 days prior to vessel arrival Manifest: Cut-off is 8-7 days prior to vessel arrival EDI: Customs system must be updated in Arabic as per the information provided in English manifest Bayan: Document to be issued by customs after updating the EDI to gate-in the containers – cut-off is 48 hours prior to vessel arrival Load permit: provided by terminal to load the containers.

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Import requirements

Country Requirements & Restrictions

Any cargo containing alcohol, drugs, pork, pornographic articles, political and religious literature and products (such as Christmas trees, liquor chocolates) and Israeli goods are not allowed to be discharged, loaded or transshipped at any Saudi ports. IMO cargo (class 1, class 7) and military cargo consigned to Saudi Arabia should not be loaded, unless approval is received from Saudi OPS dept.

Forms & Certificates

There are no unique Forms / Certificates required for this port.You can always reach out to us directly in case of any further queries.

Key Customs Facts

There are no unique customs formalities for this port. You can always reach out to us directly in case of any further queries.

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