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Jubail Commercial Port’s Cargo Volume Doubles, Watan Reports

April 09, 2012

Cargo handled at Saudi Arabia’s Jubail Commercial Port more than doubled in the first quarter to 1.6 million tons, from 791,000 tons in the year-earlier period, al-Watan reported, citing Director General Captain Fahad al- Amer.

Shipments of bulk cargo jumped to 419,500 tons from 62,830 tons and the number of vessels that docked at the port rose 35 percent to 142, the newspaper said.

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