Abdullah Port in King Abdullah Economic City in Rabigh completed the
project of building and equipping a central operation room to connect
and monitor the X-ray inspection systems inside the port, in addition to
covering all customs inspection yards with a wireless network based on
the latest international technologies. Central and activating the container screening initiative within 24 hours.
Abdullah Humaiduddin, Managing Director of Port Development Company,
said that this achievement comes within the efforts of King Abdullah
Port to support the initiative of the General Customs Authority and
enhance customs operations at the port. The port is a unique example of
the important role expected from the private sector to contribute to
realizing the vision of the Kingdom 2030, It
also supports the port efforts to enhance its role in supporting the
development and growth process in the Kingdom in cooperation with
government institutions and bodies, including customs, in order to
revitalize the commercial sector by enhancing coordination and raising
the level of efficiency by the regulatory body for the Economic Cities.
project was completed in record time in two phases. In the first stage,
all the customs inspection areas were covered by a 1.75 Gb wireless
network through a technology used for the first time in the Kingdom. The
customs officer was able to inspect the container through the Tablet PC
, And then send all notes to the customs system directly without
having to leave the site and return to the office and enter information
manually in the traditional way.
pointed that in the second phase of the project, the Central
Operating Room was built on the basis of a very advanced infrastructure.
The inspection equipment deployed in the King Abdullah Port yards was
connected to the Central Operations Room using fiber optic network. "antenna fiber" high-speed up to 2 Gbps.
Customs Department has confirmed earlier that the success in clearing
the containers within 24 hours of arrival depends primarily on the
establishment of the import statement in advance before the arrival of
containers, so that customs and government agencies related to the
customs clearance of the completion of procedures while the presence of
containers on ships, And that the containers are transported on arrival directly from
the vessel to the X-ray examination system and then the final clearance.
King Abdullah Port, which is 15 square kilometers, is the first port in
the region to be owned, developed and managed by the private sector. It
is owned by the Port Development Company and is characterized by its
strategic geographical location and integrated services using
state the technology and the use of local and international
experts. port within the world's largest shipping lines.
development plan of the port is proceeding at a steady pace and a clear
vision to become one of the world leading major ports as one of the
most important international maritime trade routes. It is close to a
number of major cities and directly connected to a wide variety of
transport networks. It is expected to contribute significantly to
strengthening the regional and international roles of the Kingdom. in the field of trade, logistics and shipping.
completion, the port will be able to handle 20 million TEUs, along with
1.5 million vehicles and 15 million tons of bulk cargo each year, with
its facilities and facilities, and the world deepest
berths at 18 meters,
and the integrated electronic port management system, which enables it
to receive the new giant shipping of various categories and to
meet the growing demand for shipping services in the Kingdom and the