CES Energy and Al Aman successfully competed in the recent tender by the Ports Authority for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of a new 50MWe turbine required by Dammam Port. The new turbine will facilitate further expansion and enhance Dammam’s position as a leading port within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The project is due for completion in early 2015.
About King Abdul Aziz Port Dammam
King Abdul Aziz Port, Dammam, is the principal port of Saudi Arabia in the Gulf and is located approximately mid-way along the eastern coast at: 26° 30’ N, 50° 12’ E
King Abdul Aziz Port is the main gateway through which cargoes from all over the world enter the Eastern and Central Provinces of the Kingdom. It is strategically placed to service the requirements of the oil industry, the continuous development of Riyadh, the capital, and the major provincial cities in the Eastern and Central Provinces. The whole port covers an area of approximately 193 million square metres.
King Abdul Aziz Port, Dammam Services
The port is fully self-sufficient with its own administration offices, mechanical and marine workshops, electrical, telephone and marine communication networks and water treatment plants. It has its own clinic, fire department and a large housing complex for port employees, with mosques and a supermarket.
There is an excellent highway system connecting Dammam Port with the rest of the Kingdom and with the adjacent Gulf States and also a busy railway to Riyadh Dry Port.