RSGT receives largest environment-friendly container vessel

Al-Nefud, described as the largest environment-friendly container vessel, docked at Red Sea Gateway Terminal (RSGT) of Jeddah Islamic Port (JIP) on Thursday. Nabeel Al-Amoudi, president of Port Authority; Aamer Alireza, CEO of RSGT; and Walid Al-Dawod, chairman of the board of Arabian Marine Co., welcomed the 18,800 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent container units) capacity vessel. Al-Nefud, with its size of 400 meters long, 60 meters wide and 30 meters deep, as deep as Zamzam, can carry cargo of 18,800 containers. During the reception, Al-Amoudi expressed his gratitude to all parties involved in ensuring the smooth call of the ship.

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