Saudi Ports Authority

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Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Ports Authority
المؤسسة العامة للموانى
Abbreviation SPA or SEAPA
Formation 1976[1]
Type Port authority
Headquarters Saudi Ports Authority Building

Al Dabab Street
15162

Riyadh, 11422
Region served
Saudi Arabia
Budget
SAR 1.710 billion (US$456 million)[2]
Website Saudi Port Authority - Official Website

Saudi Ports Authority is a government agency that supervises the ports of Saudi Arabia. It was founded in 1976 as an independent agency of the Prime Minister's office, to bring together the governance and operations of the multiple ports of the country to one office. Over time the actual operation of the ports was devolved by government contract to independent port operating companies.[3]

Ports

Saudi Ports Authority supervises the following major Saudi ports:[4]

Red Sea ports

Persian Gulf ports

See also

References

  1. Ministry of Transport, Saudi Arabia. "Saudi Ports Authority". Retrieved 13 August 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Ports Authority (18 January 2012). "Board of Directors of Saudi Ports Authority Meets In Yanbu". Media Center. Retrieved 13 August 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Saudi Ports Authority, Introduction to Ports Authority
  4. http://www.ports.gov.sa/English/Aboutus/Pages/KSA-maps.aspx

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