March 2017: Saudia Cargo has signed a trade agreement with National Aquaculture Group. This contract is an extension of the successful deal between the two companies during the last period. The total quantities of marine products transported through Saudia Cargo during the past two years reached about 1800 tons inside and outside the Kingdom. Signing of this agreement shall boost the trade between the two parties. The agreement includes shipment of Sea Bass fish and shrimp, all of which are cultured in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Al-Lith Province in farms of National Aquaculture Group, using the pure Red Sea water.
Nabil Khoja, MD of Saudia Cargo insured the high abilities of the company when dealing with such special shipments, which need an intensive care to reach targeted markets fresh. He mentioned that Saudia Cargo is keen to enter into strategic agreements with national companies in various fields to benefit from logistical support solutions and services provided by Saudia Cargo Ahmed Alballaa, MD of National Aquaculture Group, explained that the agreement is the crowning of years of cooperation and joint work with Saudia Cargo during the past years in transporting the Group's products to various segments of its customers inside and outside the Kingdom. He pointed out that National Group is proud to be a leading Saudi company in the field of aquaculture with international standards that take into consideration all means of biosecurity. Its products are strictly controlled from hatcheries to ponds until they reach the table to make the sustainability, safety and high quality of the product fully committed to customers. The company contributes effectively to support development of aquaculture industry in the Kingdom, believing that this modern field can contribute to achieve food security and support the national economy. This agreement comes in line with the Kingdom vision of 2030 through striving to develop the field of aquaculture. The company is considered the industry leader locally and regionally, and has the respect of international bodies related to the field.