King Abdullah Port ranked world’s 2nd-fastest-growing in 2018

The Saudi port is amongst the fastest growing in the world. (File/SPA)
Updated 29 April 2019

King Abdullah Port ranked world’s 2nd-fastest-growing in 2018

  • The port was ranked eight in 2017

JEDDAH: Alphaliner has ranked King Abdullah Port at King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) second among the world’s fastest-growing ports in 2018.
The port was ranked eighth in 2017. Its CEO Rayan Qutub said this indicates that it is on the right track.
Alphaliner specializes in analyzing maritime data, port capabilities, the future development of ships and shipping routes worldwide.


Arab coalition intercepts Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia

Updated 11 min 29 sec ago

Arab coalition intercepts Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia

  • Three of the drones were destroyed early on Saturday and a fourth on Sunday

DUBAI: The Arab coalition intercepted and destroyed a Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia’s southern region on Monday, state news agency SPA reported.

Earlier, the Houthi militia and their Iranian backers were condemned after the Saudi-led coalition intercepted four explosive-laden drones in two attacks launched from Yemen targeting the south of the Kingdom.
Three of the drones were destroyed early on Saturday and a fourth on Sunday.