Saudi King Abdullah Port launches “MSC Indus 2” liner service

Jeddah: King Abdullah Port recently launched ‘MSC Indus 2’, supplied by world leader in container shipping, MSC, to help the port contribute to the development of the Kingdom’s booming export market, facilitating trade between North America and India. subcontinent, which is one of the main trading partners of the Kingdom.

The port will provide highly efficient logistics services for containers transported on board MSC cargo ships from “Mundra” port, which is the largest private container port in India, to King Abdullah port, via the shipping line connecting India and the main Mediterranean ports with the United States.

This service will also provide the necessary support for exporters to major European ports up to the port of “Halifax” in Canada, then to cities in the Midwest of the United States such as Chicago and Detroit.

King Abdullah Port CEO Jay New said the new achievement meets the objectives of the National Transport and Logistics Strategy, and contributes to the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, which is to consolidate the Kingdom’s position as a global logistics hub. connecting three continents.

He reiterated the port’s aspiration to start receiving shipments from the port of “Mundra” as the main container terminal in the Middle East and North Africa region of the Indus Shipping Lines 2 service, in accordance with the vision of being an efficient and sustainable global port. that delivers long-term value to partners.