Saudi Arabia Draws Adani’s Port Into Gulf Network
NEW DELHI, (IANS) – India’s Mundra port is set to connect with a large network of Gulf ports with Saudi Arabia as the hub.
Mundra Port, the Adani owned container gateway, will connect King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam. Every fortnight the vessel “Green Ace”, with a carrying capacity of 1,740 TEUs will sail not only to Dammam in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, but also to other Gulf ports — Jebel Ali (UAE), Khalifa Bin Salman (Bahrain), Hamad (Qatar).
The new service, branded as the Gulf-India Express 2 was launched by Dubai based operator Aladdin.
It complements the GIX loop that Aladdin Express began in April, linking Mundra to Sohar, Jebel Ali, Ajman, and Ras Al Khaimah.
Mundra is located on the north shores of the Gulf of Kutch in Gujarat. It is the largest private port and the largest container port in India.