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7 million containers per year, it will significantly reduce traffic congestion on the roads surrounding the nearby Jeddah Port King Abdullah Port is located approximately 120km north of Jeddah on the Red Sea Cost
Capable of handling an initial 1 Here the concrete blocks used are huge — 720 tonnes each

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A vessel carrying the first shipment of parts for the container cranes berthed in the port
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The port began trial operations in September 2013 when commercial vessels started using the first 500m of berth
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The port will eventually spread across 20 square kilometers and have capacity to handle in excess of 20 million containers per year, making it one of the top 20 container ports in the world
It is strategically located to serve the East-West transshipment of cargo as well as domestic volumes Planned to complete in 2029, KAEC will cover an area of 168 square kilometers, the same size as Washington DC
In addition to the seaport, the King Abdullah Economic City KAEC megaproject will consist of light and heavy industrial areas, hospitality and leisure, healthcare, education and residential areas

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