Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Port at King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), in Rabigh has been ranked second among the world's fastest growing ports for 2018, according to the classification of " Alphaliner".
The port jumped to the world's highest ranking in terms of growth after it was ranked eighth in 2017.
"This success indicates that the port is on the right track and truly embodies the slogan (Sailing Towards the Vision) launched at the inauguration of the port by His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, in a celebration emphasizing the leadership's keenness on the growth of the Saudi economy." The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of King Abdullah port, Rayan Qutub said.
Alphalineris specialized in the analysis of maritime data, port capabilities, the futuredevelopment of ships and shipping routes around the world.