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Saudi Arabia - Jeddah – Northern Container Terminal

The  Northern Container Terminal (NCT) is the largest container terminal at the  Jeddah Islamic Port, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The terminal was commissioned in  2001 and now it is the largest container handling terminal within the entire  Red Sea region. The terminal is fully equipped to handle large volumes of  container traffic with a container handling capacity of 3.0 Million teu.   It is ideally placed to serve local market of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia  and is also the best transhipment hub on the Red Sea.

NCT is  spread across an area of around 1.1 Millon sq meters has 7 operating berths  spread over a quay length of 1,700 m with maximum operating alongside draft of  15m. The terminal is equipped with the state of the art IT system and support  infrastructure which have assisted in continuously improving its productivity  levels. The terminal also follows several innovative operational techniques  which include the twin lift, tandem lift and dual cycle operations, which are  aimed to improve the average crane, berth and yard productivity levels.

Our customers include all major global container  shipping lines and alliances which actively utilize our facility supported by a  dedicated team of NCT staff who strive to provide Best in Class service  delivery.

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Quay Length(m)1690

Quay Cranes11



Total Area 1,075,035 m2
Stacking Area 328,646 m2
Berths 7
Draft 15 m
Quay wall length 1,690 m
Capacity 3,000,000 TEU
CFS 8,100 m2
Quay Cranes 11
RTG 35
Reach Stacker 7
Tractor/Trailers 121/132
Reefer Points 2,148
  The terminal provides a full range of services which include
  • Dedicated Customs Inspection Area
  • Port Based CFS
  • Purpose Built Reefer Examination Area for Customs Clearance
  • Inland Transportation
  • Storage and Warehousing

Terminal Brochure

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Working Hours

The Terminal operates 24 hours a day, every day throughout the year except for Holidays. Normal working hours are from Saturday to Thursday (excluding Fridays and Public Holidays) in two shifts from 06:00 hours to 1400 hours and from 14:00 hours to 22:00 hours. (The normal working hours will reduce during the Holy Month of Ramadan as per local customs and traditions)
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Jason French
Email : jfrench@gulfstevedoring.com
PO Box 1986 , Jeddah 21445 ,Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Telephone: +9662 649 1933
Fax : +9662 649 1941

North Container Terminal:
Tel : +9662 647  0706
Fax : +9662 647 1644
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