Saudi Arabia's Yanbu port receives largest petrochemical ship

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Updated 09 May 2020

Saudi Arabia's Yanbu port receives largest petrochemical ship

  • King Fahd Industrial Port has high operational and logistical capacity

YANBU: King Fahd Industrial Port in Yanbu has received TORM Maren, a ship carrying 109,000 tons of gasoline.
It is the largest petrochemical ship the port’s Samref Station has ever received, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Friday.
It is part of a strategic plan to develop Saudi ports to receive the largest and most modern international ships, and to improve the ports’ performance and services. King Fahd Industrial Port has high operational and logistical capacity as well as advanced equipment, contributing to attracting a greater number of international shipping lines. 


Saudi Shoura Council convenes session online to tackle various measures

Updated 02 June 2020

Saudi Shoura Council convenes session online to tackle various measures

RIYADH: Saudi Shoura Council Speaker Dr. Abdullah Al-Asheikh convened a session of the council online on Monday during which it approved proposals to amend and finance the system to combat terrorism, said Assistant Speaker Dr. Yahya bin Abdullah Al-Samaan.

Al-Samaan said the council also called on the General Accounting Bureau to expedite work on the recovery of state dues.

The council, he said, approved the draft system of the Tourism Development Fund.

It also called on the Ministry of Economy and Planning to publish  digital indicators for the performance of different sectors and regional sustainable development. The Shoura Council urged the ministry to release economic indicators regularly.