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- Alexandria pivot – life arteries  
The citizens activate with us towards the future: Be ready God help you
The manager of AKafory project – Bog Elarab – Sidi Karer is ready for operating at the end of January
ElDekheila pivot will solve the traffic jam problem in the west of Alexandria with cost LE492 million
Multi Stores Garage in Alexandria port to face the activity of import and storage the cars and marina for passengers:

(We don’t care about the rain of winter and the hot of summer) this said by Mr. / Usama – he is a builder in the new ElDekheila port pivot that will finish in the end of January 2019 and it will start in service for citizens in west of Alexandria to join with the coastal international road, and the pivot of Borg Elarab …the young men are less than 35 years, who are responsible for executing three from the biggest projects in the ministry of transportation in Alexandria and cost is near Leone milliard (ElGomhouria newspaper met them on line)and stayed with them a complete day, there were hundreds with engineers, technicians and labours with different kinds, they were appeared with our (AlKamera) in (Mariot) Saline Lake, the weather was very cold, there were others who are standing (holding) with height 24m in ElDekheila bridge, they didn’t worry about Christmas gales …. Their sweat mixed with the water of rain on their heads and they continued the building and they didn’t stop unless they start another work.
The start was the new growth pivot in Borg ElArab …Eng. / Said Metwaly – the chairman of central department of roads, bridges and land transport in Alexandria and west of delta, he assured that the general authority is developing Cairo Alexandria desert road and Alexandria – Coastal Matroh in Kilo 34 Sidi Kerer passing by Borg Elarab stadium and Maritot Salinas Zone with Cost LE 852 Million and he pointed that the old road was two lanes only in every direction, the road became 3 lanes in every direction adding two lanes to serve the heavy transport lorries in every direction with total 10 lanes in two directions and we developed the surface squares and disconnect the main road from the services road with concrete obstacles.
Mr. /Metwaly – added that the project of developing ElKafory Borg ElArab project will reduce the time of journeys, using the fuels, keep the environment, limit the accidents, and it will raise the traffic flow by constructing the services roads, disconnect the tourism, raising value of lands and having additional value of alternative pivots of the road Cairo – ElAlamen, the coastal international road and movement service between ElDekheila port, and Borg AlArab and the industrial zone and when we extend and join between ElKafory, Borg ElArab and the coastal road it will consider a complete pivot. He assured that we interested in putting the guide signs, raising the level of secure of the road, modifying the dangerous curves that exist and the obstacles that face the work in saline’s zone he added that Mariout lake was the most difficult sites for executing where we filled up the saline with depth of 6m to widen the road and coordinate with the fish wealth authority and ministry of irrigation.
Eng. / Mohamed ElMoazen – the manager of ElKafoury project – Sidi Kerer in Authority he assured also that we faced big difficulties because of passing great number of oil lines in this zone where Alexandria zone has about 70% from oil lines in Egypt, refineries and their supplies are Someid, Jasco, Medor and others and they are all main lines, also we faced other difficulties in the main gas and water nets Borg ElArab and the North Coast and from it the line 1000mm which supply the city completely, there is also high effort line electricity 66000 the work finished in all these nets with complete coordination with the companies and keep them out any cut stop and we executed in the road without effect the citizen in these areas.
We also executed industrial works when they put pipes in ElBeharia with meter 2m for passing water and constructing two bridges from ElBehaira and the other is in front of Borg ElArab stadium to serve the stadium with width 8m, there are also concrete obstacles ElMoazen added that the work started in the end of 2016 and it is decided to finish in January 2019 and it is executed by General El Nile for paving the roads which follow the ministry of transportation and one private company, the executing work is very advanced.
It was executed by (ElTork Constructs) 13km started from the desert of Alexandria until the square of ElHawaria and 5 km until the cross roads ElTameer and the private company 10km. he assured that the work continue although there are continue winter gales and heavy rains there are groups who take the accumulated water and the work started again after taking the water from the ground and the cement substances and keeping all materials that used between the authority and the executing companies 90% from the work and the rest are some supplies such as ptomaine that used in Asphalt which is available in Alexandria.
ElMoazen pointed that Admiral / Adel Turk – the Authority’s chairman is visiting always the works and there is a weekly report in his office and this road is the main the northern coast and who is coming from Alexandria and Borg ElArab station, Airport and the industrial area because this road is main artery from Alexandria to the coast and Borg ElArab. He said that we found great cooperation with the citizens who resident in the area and who are crossing because the work is serious and they are looking forward to a wider road and more secure and they always say (God Help You).
And they are working until11 o’clock at night Eng. / Mohamed ElBasyouni – the executive manager – for constructing the roads in Alexandria – he assured that the work faced big obstacles because of the nature of the land, soil, saline and having licenses from irrigation and fish wealth authority and coordinating with petroleum companies and utilities nets, we started the work by clarifying the bottom of the lake from the mud which is not good for work for the road where we reached to 6m and we strong stones measure 6 to substitute the soil to fill it and it was worked with the equipment of constructing the roads and they are working day and night  where the weather is very bad in summer and winter and all these works were tested under supervised the specialized counselor.
Working in two shifts
Mr. / Basiony continues his speak and said that we used the most modern method of filling up and keeping the new road, we used the best iron for enforce, we had a complete asphalt it mix terminal for zoo workers directly and another indirectly and the work was for two shifts, we had also a complete concrete terminal and tenths of equipment such as motor graders, compactors and excavators, we used all equipment to take out the rain water to complete the work and we mixed the old and new concrete in order to accept the water for work.
The project is executed by Engineers from all parts, we have workers from ElBahera, Sohag, Bani Sweef and El Minia, we found for them a good place to stay in Borg ElArab, the area EL21 in Alexandria and the holiday is Friday anly and all of them are happy to execute this great project to serve the growth and good for future.
Eng. / Abdullah Azzazi – project consultant declarer that he is the responsible for the quality control and the delivering pointer that the project will affect the traffic and the road which work with turning system by coordinating with general department of traffic although it has a big effect on work and sometimes it delay it so it causes to divide the work into sectors he pointed that the road passes on it about 36 thousand cars daily and this number double the season of summer, because of the cars that run in two directions in the north cost until the the area of Marakia, Hamam and Borg ElArab stadium, the petroleum companies in El Kafory area, the industrial area, the air port, international internet cable that pass in the road, the other communications nets, sanitary and monuments and he pointed about the crowded day and night and he described the project as achievements.
El Dekheila pivot
 In the way to Alexandria port we passed on the new ElDekheila pivot inside Mariot lake, it is decided to inaugurate it completely during the next few days for the heavy trailers Alexandria port to the international coastal road and vice versa and serving the around area by using the surface road.
In a clear sky, a mud ground and obstacles in everywhere, builds to transport the crud pellet to the factories of iron which is near the port where we wanted concrete pillars and they were about 24m high above the ground and 24m underground the workers are working in the bridge and there where blacksmiths, carpenters, electrical technicians, loaders drivers and cranes to put the girders, Beams and they greeted us and they were very happy because they were working in the great project.
We met the Youngman engineer the General manager of ElDekheila pivot project where he assured that this project aims to ElDekheila port with length 4.5km with the international road, transporting the movement of the port and industrial zone that reached to 350 trailer daily and it is expected to reach 5000 trailer the next 3 years in the international road directly with passing the habitant zones which can't receive the heavy transport movement and it has accidents everyday and the traffic movement is stopped completely the areas of ElDekheila, ElAgamy and ElBetach.
Mr. / Radwan pointed that the project's cost will reach to LE492 million and it will join ElDekheila port with the territorial quick road in Alexandria governorate which include the quick costal international road which join the road between Cairo / Alexandria and the other territorial road to solve the problem of traffic from and to port to reduce the problem of traffic also in the road of Alex. Agamy road and raising the efficiency of movement to and from ElDekheila port.he pointed also that we will finish this pivot completely and it will inaugurated in the nearest time he pointed also that this project is a free joint to join ElDekhila port with the costal international road which include aground road with length 2500m and flyover bridge with length 1000m and flyover bridge above the construction pivot with length 550m.
We overcome the obstacles
This project faced many obstacles such as utilities and services on the road of the bridge and we overcome them, this project needed also the coordination of the project with 19 departments such as police, services and natural gas companies, water, sanitary, electric, railways authorities and others, and he pointed that the company has achieved advanced executing ratios in this pivot, although we faced many difficulties in executing, clearances and security acceptances to complete this project which acted challenge to the workers because it crosses above the saline with length 2.5km, we obligated to remove 235000 m3  it was a salty soil and not good, we also filled up this road in the saline huge quantities of new sand that reached to 465000m3 that took to the stones, he pointed that this sector needed efforts and procedures which were more than the flyover bridges and he added that the bridge was constructed in a secure way completely from guide, lighting, guiding signals services and join it with the other methods and these considers were taken to succeed the project and he pointed that there was 2km and 250m in the saline and the total length is 4km he clarified that we had two concrete and asphalt mixer in the project site in Omzegao zone to execute quickly and we prepare the equipment of the company in ElHamam and ElAmeed zones to supply the project with necessary stones for the concrete, we also used the concrete pipes in the saline and filling up with sand under supervision and following the consultant office and A.P.A. Usama Ismail from Kafr ElDawar ElBahara governorate, he said that we work in this project since many years in all works and now we are filling the concrete obstacles in ElDekhila bridge to secure it and thanks for our God (we don't care about a bout rain or hot of the sun and God help us) and he added that he travelled to ElEmarates and ElSaudi and have everything we need only the abilities we have effeciancy crud materials, he was pleased with the projects that exit in Egypt and he demanded only to look at the people who have limited income and lighten the burden for them.
Alexandria port garage
In another project in Alexandria port that is executing by the ministry of transport to serve the economic growth we were accompanied by the engineer / Mostafa Elsaid (31 years) the executing manages of the project that executed by (General Nile for paving the roads) which follow the ministery behalf the port, this project aimed to receive the increased demand of the activity of imports, storage the cars in the customs department in Alexandria port and this project aimed also to help in operating the touristic zone that will construct in the future which need having enough waiting places to serve the passengers terminal, trade center and marina zone ElSaid added that the project is constructing on 15000m2 with exceeded cost LE285 million, it will be additional for the storage yards in the port and it consists of 4floor, three from it for the customs storage which can receive about 2700 cars and the fourth floor is for daily usage for clients, it was constructed without any horizontal stairs slopes in the customs yard building and down the warehouses.
He clarified that the engineering component of the project are including the construction works for four repeated floors, ground, foundation and join with the maritime passenger terminal bridge, the works of concrete ground and construction finishing works, lift, mobile stairs, electromechanical works and coordination.
Exit and entrance the guiding signs and berths, the self fire fighting systems, lighting networks, alarms, information, control system of cars, accountancy and control cameras.     ElGomhorya news paper    5-1-2019

 

Achieving 40% from the deepest multipurpose berth in Alexandria port:

Admiral / Medhat Attya – the chairman of A.P.A. declared in ElMasry ElYoum news paper that we achieved 40% from the berth 85/3, where we made and put the concrete blocks and we dredged the first stage with length 120m, we put a layer from the clean sand is good for foundation with depth 7m, we are strengthen this sand with the mechanical shaking method to reach the demanded thick, we are dredging also to the second stage to complete the berth, we are strengthen the concrete blocks to the berth wall, this project will finish in June 2020, Mr. / Attya added that the berth 85/3 its length is 400m and its depth is 15m and it is considered the deepest berth in Alexandria Port now, its cost is LE441 million, it is specialized to handle the timbers, general cargo and it has back yard and its area is 40000m, Admiral / Attya added also that this berth will receive the giant ships because its depth is 15m, we will increase the depth is Alexandria port to reach to 17m. in the multipurpose terminal which will be built on berths 50 to 62.   30-12-2018

 

Finished of executing 98% from the pivot of ElDekheila port:

Dr. / Hesham Arafaat  - the minister of transport declared that we finished of executing 98% from constructing the pivot of ElDekheila port to join the international coastal road with cost LE492 million which executed by one company of the ministry of transportation on behalf A.P.A and he pointed that the project includes a free joint to join ElDekheila port in the coastal international road with length 2500 million, fly over bridge with length 1000m. Fly over the construction pivot with length 550m. He said that the project will achieve good traffic west of Alexandria added to join ElDekheila port with length 4.5km. In the international road, it is considered one of the most important projects to solve the problem of traffic in Alexandria, Arafaat added that the project aim to transfer the port movement and the industrial zone  to the international directly.    ElAhram newspaper   15-12-2018

 

- Adm/ Medhat Attya - the chairman of A.P.A had directed the nominated department to be aware during the operations of loading and unloading , entrance & exit of trucks and equipment to and from the port to keep the souls possessions and he directed also to be ready the rescue units , tugs and launches to act at once in any case or accident , Mr/ Attya also to the operation center and management of the crises in the port to be ready to contact any time with the operation , the sector of maritime transport , the port radio act at once with any report an cooperate with the departments of maritime services and ships movement and other department.
Mr./ Reda ElGhandour -the formal spokesman of A.P.A siad that the department of movement had decided to close the strait for the second day because of the high waved more than 4 meters, increasing the wind speed to reach ti 26 knots , Mr./El Ghandour added that the number of ships in the outer anchor had reached to 40 ships as a result of closing the strait , he assured of continuing the operation of loading and unloading , entrance and exit of trucks and cargoes to and from the port in a natural figure.
Where there entrance and exit of nine thousand general trucks it's also occuring the operation of stevedoring four thirty one mooring ships on berths.
Mr./ ElGhandour mentioned that we are following and measuring the weather and water forecast all the hour , where the wind is calm amd the wave and improving the visibility will be opened the strait and start the ship movement according to first mooring.    5-12-2018

 

- Alexandria (4-7) New Maritime Tugs are Starting the Service in Alexandria Port:

Admiral /Medhat  Attia - the Chairman of A.P.A declared that the two Tugs (Alexandria 4),( Alexandria 7) are great  additional to Maritime Navy that Owned to A.P.A to Offer the Service of Tug and Pilot age to the Ships ,They Started the experimental operating on 6 November 2018 after preparing them with Specialized Crew and they were trained in high level ,It is the first Time  we Nominate three groups  of  engineers , Captains and Nauticals ,The group Consists of Seven Persons in  every  Shift.
Admiral /Medhat Attia  added that the two Tugs were Constructed  in three years with Cost L.E 133.5 Million by Egyptian Companies and their Model is (Tractors)Multi Purposes, the Strength Tug of (Alexandria 4) is 60 T, The Power of the Machine is 5000 kw, its Speed is 13.5 Knot ,But   (Alexandria 7)its Force Tug reached 40T and the Power of the Machine is  1370 kw , its Speed is 12 Knot ,The Two  Tugs have the System  to Combat Fire and they work with water ,Foam and Foam Liquid and they are equipped with the most Modern Shipping and electronic Systems.
MR/Attia Clarified that the A.P.A had decided Since Some years to Construct eight Tugs and we received  two from  them and  we will receive  another two Tugs he assured that that the goal of Constructing these Tugs are offering better Services and helping to Ships to reduce the Waiting time  of the Ship in the Port and raising the ratios of Loading and unloading to improve the performance Level.  19-11-2018

 
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