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King Abdullah Port (SAKAC)

Saudi Arabia

General info

address
23998, Saudi Arabia
EMAIL
website
www.kingabdullahport.com.sa
phone
966 12 615 9580
fax
cororate office
23998, Saudi Arabia
ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE
ANNUAL CONTAINER VOLUME
20,000,000 TEU

King Abdullah Port is the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s newest port facility, located in King Abdullah Economic City. It is a full-service commercial port with a highly strategic location. The Port will deliver world-class service by means of state-of-the-art computer systems and a highly experienced staff. The first privately owned and funded port in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the port is regulated and overseen by ECA as single regulator – this is the foundation for a streamlined experience.

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List of main shipping lines serving the port

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Export requirements

Country Requirements & Restrictions

Export LCL shipments are not allowed. Please contact local office for further details. 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

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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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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