SPA – Riyadh:
The General Authority of Ports (Mavani) announced a 331 percent increase in the number of empty incoming containers that are imported by shipping lines to the Kingdom. to support operations
export to reach 69,429 containers in the period from the beginning of the year, and provide empty containers for them
By the end of January 2022 AD, compared to 20,985 containers in the same period last year, which contributes significantly to the development and promotion of national exports, and serves and facilitates trade movement between the state and the world .
This comes as a result of the initiative launched by “Mavani” along with its strategic partners
Last year at the end of 2021 AD, investors in container operating stations reduced the handling fee from 50 percent of the tariff for the import of empty containers for a period of one year, reducing the cost of importing empty containers and shipping them. Provided by the lines helped. , within the framework of the Saudi Ports Authority’s strategy, the development of an attractive and sustainable maritime sector that accelerates the kingdom’s trade and economic development.
Mavani seeks to develop an effective port system that supports national exports, and works to incentivize the import and export system through the implementation of a number of initiatives and programmes.
Support and support private sector participation in Saudi ports through reform
Improvements in operational efficiency, regulatory and legislative environments, and process re-engineering
This was accomplished in partnership with all strategic partners and relevant government agencies within the framework of the National Strategy for Transport and Logistics, with the aim of strengthening the state’s position as a global hub for transport and logistics services.