- Admiral / Medhat Attia - The Chairman of Alexandria and ElDekheila Port Authority for (Elsouk El Arabia) news paper. Said that we returned 44 feddan to Alexandria port from ElTagaria lelakshab to increase the storage capacity to the port and we made yards to store cars and silo to store grains. We constructing marine berth with length 420m and the depths that reach 15m to increase the capacity to receive more number of ships.

Alexandria and ElDekheila port is from the good ports to attract the investments for Egypt and it is the main gate and economic Egypt and increase the great national income to Egypt economic.
Alexandria port is living now a great start and giant renaissance in the port which achieved a big renaissance in many fields such as developing the berthas, water break and multi purposes terminal and there is wonderful project, it is a multi stories garage and there is investments movement by cooperate with the Chinese side and also the tourism started to return again.
The Admiral / Medhat Attia could train the laborers in the port and it contribute to raise their efficiency to increase the performance and the revenues had increased in the port and we achieved a good step that wanted by all and we have now a good position for Alexandria port.
The Admiral / Medhat Attia said to Elsouk ElArabia newspaper that he is careful to rationalizing the expenditures and reduce spending. And we are interested in projects and developing the performance of the port. And he said that the best thing to force the bad people is facing them every where and he said that the port is living now a good renaissance because the laborers have a big desire to achieve more and I am hopeful that Alexandria port will contribute in growth.

Q- Mr. Admiral / Medhat Atiia - the chairman of Alexandria and ElDekheila port what is the new?
The new is first: of all we have received the land of Eltagaria lilakshab company and we added 204000m to the land area foe trade port that meant 44 acre. And we are building customs barrier around the port and we have a resolution the minister of finance to add it to the customs department and we are paling now the are a and making the infrastructure to the area to have the best use and it will increase the storage capacity of the port and we will have yards to store the cars and a silo to store the grains because Alexandria port have not store for grains.
Second: we declared that we contracted to have 8tug launches and they will be a new strong additional and improving the tug services in Alexandria and El Dekheila port and we will receive the first launch through a month and the rest of launches we will receive them through this year.

What about developing the port berths?
Thirdly: is the third clause that we worked in a distinguish ratio in constructing maritime berth No.85/3 in Alexandria port with length 430m and the depth reach to 15m that will increase the capacity to receive more numbers from ships with bigger draught specially the timber ships so we will reduce the waiting time for ships in the outer anchor.
Fourth: we are preparing for final designs to change Alexandria star. It is the biggest marine symbol which guides the ships.
Fifth: - we are working in the sixth stage to increase the efficiency of water break in the port and we contracted for this purpose.
Sixth: - we are preparing visibility studies to offer the project of constructing dry bulk terminal in El Dekhila port.
Seventh: - we are preparing the descriptions and terms note book and preparing to build the multi stores garage in Alexandria port.
So that it will save many yards which are receiving now el zero cars to increase the storage capacity and we will work in a vertical direction.

What about the multipurpose terminal and the cooperation with the chine’s side?
The tenth clause: - we are working now to finish the negotiations for multipurpose terminal with the chine’s side and it will increase the capacity to million and 250 thousand containers in addition to the actual capacity now in the port.
Eleventh:- according to the constructions of ministers council to rationalize the expenders so the authority started to use the different workshops to do many works from maintenance , repairing and the electric and mechanical works in the authority workshops and by its workers instead of giving it to special companies so we noticed that our workers were very good and we saved much money and the workers loved their works and place and they have the ability and desire to do the work and continue the achievements to the port.
Twelfth: - we had developed the bigger part from the electronic system in the authority to join all the port society with the logistic centers in the authority to finish the clients’ demands effecy as quick as possible.

Did you have agreements with other ports to support the port work and continue the develop ratios?
We had signed some memorandum of understanding with some ports to cooperate with the foreign ports such as (a port in Spain- a port in Marseille)and it is currently to cooperate in training fields and doing the electronic system in all activities in the port

Did you do the best use to the land in El Dekhila port?
We offered two pieces of land in El Dekhila port to use it in liquid bulk activities and it was opened the envelop in the last stage in order to contract in the last stages in order to contract to do the liquid bulk.

Did you train the laborer in the authority to raise their experience and efficacy?
We prepared a team work from the port and we contacted with professors from universities to train them some intensive courses in purchasing operations to do visibility studies to raise the efficiency level for laborers in authority and we had contracted with some distinguish hospital to cover the health treatment and we added another services since a month to treat their families in the same hospitals.

What about the other services for the laborers?
We are preparing now to increase the laborers fund in the authority and the sum which will take when they retire through special study with nominated departments in the state and this fund will increase gradually in order to be suitable with the social life for the laborers

What about resorts?
We improved that laborers resorts in Marsa Matrouh so the laborers are spending a happy holiday for all laborers to improve the laborers level and develop their performance.

Take about the projects which are doing now?
We are dredging the exterior and the interior water way to the port lifting 2 millions and 200 thousands m2 from stand to be the depth of the interior water way 14.5 m and the exterior water way 15.5 m and that is the first dredged from 20 years then we will dredge beside the berths to reach the dredging depth which allow to receive the ships with big depth to and from Alexandria port
What about the file of tourism in the port?
We are receiving now a good number from the tourism ships and the passenger terminal are ready to receive any numbers from the touristic ships and the activity started to improve and the passengers terminal which become high level and it supplied with discover appliances and insure and guard the tourists to and from the port.

What about the spoil file and how do you reach to the bad people and get rid of them?
The best way to combat these people is to follow all levels and follow the details specially in signing the contracts, competitions and action.
Secondly changing a big number from the laborers in important positions and the people who work in revenues and the places that have special nature and follow them correctly.
Thirdly: achieving the self sufficiency for all labors in authority and raising their financial level, caring the laborers and solve their problems as possible to love their place and give all laborers their rights.

At last what is the dream that you hope to be in Alexandria and El Dekhila port?
I hope that Alexandria port will be the main source for our national income to Egypt and I hope to double the revenues of the port and that is by reducing the expenders in maximum and find the solutions to increase revenues and at last I say to my sons and my colleagues that we will do our best for our dear Egypt and in order to be in a good position and I hope good and welfare for all.   El souk el Arabia newspapers 27-2-2017