The commercial port at Jizan
, which is the main port in the south of the country, imported 100,000 tons in 1975 (1395 AH). The import figure reached a peak in 1983 - 1403/04 AH (1,724,000 tons), reducing to 722,000 tons in 1987 (1407/08 AH). In 1987 (1407/08 AH), Jizan
port was visited by 122 ships. In 1994 (1414/15 AH), Jizan
was visited by 678 vessels and imported 310,005 tons. In 2006, it handled 603,929 tons of cargo.
For further details about the Commercial Port at Jizan, go to Saudi Ports Authority Website.