Jeddah port sees 5% increase in ships
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Jeddah port sees 5% increase in ships

Jeddah port sees 5% increase in ships

The Saudi Port Authority has said the Jeddah Islamic Port (JIP) has registered a 5.15% year-on-year rise in the number of ships coming into and leaving the port in July, Arab News has reported. JIP's exports and imports climbed to 3.6 million tonnes during the first six months of this year, while the number of containers rose by 21.21% to 2.7 million, said the authority. Jeddah Islamic Port covers 10.5 sq km, with 58 deep-water quays having an overall length of 11.2km with a draft reaching 16 metres.

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