MAWANI records 11% rise in TEUs in Q3 2022



Saudi ports reported an 11% rise in containers handled to 1.98 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in Q3 2022 from 1.79 million TEUs in the corresponding period of 2021.




In a statement, the Saudi Ports Authority (MAWANI) said that cargo volumes jumped 12% to 82.6 million tons in the third quarter, from 74.02 million tons in Q1 2021.




Total tonnage of foodstuffs climbed by 32% year-on-year (YoY) to 6.35 million tons in Q3 2022.




The Saudi ports received 186,870 passengers in Q3 2022, and a total of 827,290 heads of livestock to meet local market needs.















Performance of Saudi Ports

Item

Q3 2021

Q3 2022

Growth

TEUs (mln)

1.79

1.98

+11%

Cargo Throughput (mln tons)

74.02

82.6

+12%

Foodstuff (mln tons)

4.82

6.35

+32%

Number of Vehicles (‘000)

190.33

225.64

+19%

Number of Vessels (‘000)

3.04

3.08

+2%

Passengers (‘000)

186.87

Livestock (‘000)

827.29
















Performance of Saudi Ports

Item

Q3 2021

Growth

TEUs (‘000)

642.3 

+ 6 %

Transshipment Containers

244.6 

+ 4 %

Cargo Throughput (mln tons) 

27 

+ 16 %

General Cargo (‘000 tons)

791 

+ 56 %

Liquid Bulk Cargo (‘000 tons)

16 

+ 32 %

Dry Bulk Cargo (mln tons)

3.9 

(7 %)

Number of Vessels

1126 

+ 14%

Number of Vehicles (‘000)

74 

+26%