Saudi Arabia’s first female crane operators awarded permits

The women will operate remote controlled cranes introduced as part of KAP’s push to introduce new technologies in all departments at its container terminal
King Abdul Aziz Port, Crane, Saudi arabia

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Saudi Arabia’s first female crane operators have received their operating permits at the King Abdul Aziz Port (KAP), state news agency SPA reported according to Arab News.

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The women will operate remote controlled cranes introduced as part of KAP’s push to introduce new technologies in all departments at its container terminals, which is also the first terminal to be operated by the International Ports Services Ltd (IPS).

KAP, supervised by the Saudi Ports Authority (MAWANI), handled 23 million tons of cargo in July - marking an 11.15 percent increase compared to the same period last year.

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