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MAWANI and REVIVA are establishing a recycling and industrial waste complex at Jeddah Islamic Port

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s port authority, MAWANI, on Sunday signed a 30 million lei ($8 million) contract with Global Environmental Management Services Ltd., or Reviva, to set up a marine and industrial waste recycling complex in the Islamic port of Jeddah.

MAWANI Chairman Omar bin Talal Hariri and Saudi Investment Recycling Co. CEO Ziad bin Mohammed Al-Shiha signed the contract in the presence of other officials.

According to the Saudi Press Agency, the contract is part of MAWANI’s efforts to promote environmental sustainability, maintain the safety of the marine environment and build a sustainable maritime sector that will enhance the Kingdom’s position as a global logistics center and connectivity hub. three continents.

The implementation of the contract is in line with the National Transport and Logistics Strategy and the Green Port Initiative. The new complex will help improve the transformation of waste into valuable resources, while building a thriving circular economy in the Kingdom.

According to SPA, these objectives can be met by providing comprehensive waste management and recycling solutions, industrial maintenance services and transportation and recycling of secondary products. As such, the volume of waste is significantly reduced, while waste management and environmental conservation are improved.

The strategic cooperation increases the results of the efforts made to achieve the goals of waste management in the Kingdom in accordance with the Saudi Vision 2030. It also increases the contribution of the private sector in supporting economic development and the inclusion of the Jeddah Islamic Port in the Top 10 ports in the world.

MAWANI is keen to introduce pioneering initiatives directly related to the Saudi Green Initiative, which aims to reduce emissions, address climate change and strengthen the partnership between the public and private sectors to expand the scope of related activity and thus improve the commercial attractiveness of the Kingdom’s Ports in the eyes of the whole world.

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