Apr 10, 2017: Red Sea Gateway Terminal has completed the first stage of its large-scale expansion project at its flagship container terminal at Jeddah Islamic Port.

The main berth has been extended by 105 m providing a total of 865 meters of quay line on its main berth suitable for the simultaneous berthing of two mega vessels. In addition, the depth alongside the extended quay is 18 meters.

Dredging was completed in October with the deepening of the approach channel to 17 meters and the enlargement of the vessel swing basin to accommodate largest container vessels

The second stage of the expansion is the extension and deepening of the R4 berth to accommodate vessels up to 367 meters in length.

Meanwhile, four new quay cranes are currently in manufacture in ZPMC in China and are expected to be delivered during October 2017.

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