Economic News  

Opening the straits of Alexandria and Eldekheila ports after improving the water and weather forecast:

Mr. / Reda Elghandour – the formal speaker of Alexandria Port declared that the department of movement in the port had decided at Seven thirty of Today evening Thursday 3rd January 2019 to open the strait after improving the water and weather forecast and the wind speed and high waves and the vision degree had reached to the natural ratios which allow to enter and exit the ships to and from the port in a secure figure.
The nominated department in the port had started to receive the mooring ships in the outer anchor according to the first with a total of 46 ships.
Admiral /Medhat Atteya the chairman of A.P.A has directed all departments to be aware and follow the secure and safety to keep the souls, possessions, enter and exit the ships trucks and cargoes to and from the port in a secure figure.    3-1-2019

Stevedoring operations in a regularity state although the port is closed:

Alex. Port movement department decided to continue closing the sea port of Alex. And ElDekheila port with regularity of stevedoring operations, entrance and exit of trucks, trains and cargoes.   3-1-2019


Closed the straits of Alexandria and Eldekheila ports because of the bad water and weather:

Mr. / Reda Elghandour – the formal speaker of Alexandria Port declared that the department of ship movement had decided at three and half o' clock  in the evening of today Wednesday 2nd January 2019 to close the straits of Alexandria and Eldekheila ports because of the high waves and the wind speed to the ratios which not allow to move the launches forgetting up and down the pilot to and from the ship in secure figure.
Mr. / Elghandour added that the operations of loading and unloading to the mooring ships on berths, enter and exit the cargoes and trucks to and from the port is continuing in a natural figure. Although the straits is closed.   2-1-2019

Opening the straits of Alexandria and El Dekheila ports after improving the water and weather forecast:

Mr/Reda Elghandour - the formal speaker of Alexandria port declared that the department in the port had decided Friday 28 th December 2018  to open the strait after improving the water and weather forecast and the wind speed and high waves and the vision degree had reached to the natural ratios which allow to enter and exit the ships to and from the port in a secure figure.
The nominated department in the port had started to receive the mooring ships in the outer anchorage to the first.
Admiral/ Medhat Atteya - the chairman of A.P.A has directed all departments to be aware and follow the secure and safety to keep the souls , possessions ,enter and exit the ships trucks and cargoes to and from the port in a secure figure.

 

Local News 

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

 

Tourism News 

Activating research the touristic maritime project among Greece, Cyprus and Egypt to activate the maritime tourism :

Mr. /Reda ElGhandour the formal speaker of Alexandria port declared that the is receiving today Saturday 7 July 2018 the representative meeting of ministry of transportation, ministry of tourism, the economic zone and the working Egyptian companies in the field of maritime tourism. To activate the touristic maritime join project among Greece, Cyprus and Egypt. The meeting was attended by Admiral Engineer / Mostafa ElDeeb the transport minister counselor of river and maritime transport affairs, Dr. / Emad Hassan the counselor of minister of tourism, Admiral/ Medhat Attia the chairman of Alexandria port Authority, Admiral / Reda Esmael the chairman of maritime transport sector, Captain / Hassan ElShazly the counselor of economic zone and port said ports, adding for all masters / the private sector companies representatives who are working in the field of touristic maritime journeys.

Admiral / Mustafa El Deeb said that the Suez Canal and Alexandria port are very important ports of maritime tourism in Arab republic of Egypt and both of them and the most Egyptian maritime ports are following the ministry of transportation and they are ready to receive the touristic maritime journeys. ElDeeb had assured that it is necessary and important to coordinate with the Egyptian touristic chambers and the other nominated departments to activate the touristic operation and he demanded to form marketing committee which will chosen carefully to activate all suggestions that will cooperate with all nominated departments to activate the maritime line among Cyprus, Greece and Egypt, the committee will have representative from each department to solve any problem which face the maritime tourism movement.
From another side the Admiral /Medhat Attia - the chairman of Alexandria Port Said that the maritime passenger’s station and its berths in the port are ready to receive tourists and touristic ships and he assured that the specialists in the port are overcome any obstacles for touristic movement. And they offer all facilities for tourists and touristic ships that coming to the port when they arrive at once or when they depart.
Adm. / Attia added that the meeting that will host in Alexandria port is aiming to show the situation to have touristic maritime journeys among Greece, Cyprus and Egypt. We will show the procedures about this and also the future. It aims also to show the ability to be receive the touristic maritime journeys and some obstacles, the meeting is aiming also to listen to the point of view for the private sector companies representatives which work in the field of touristic maritime journeys in order to overcome the obstacles, solve the problems and cooperate to activate the behave for all.     7-7-2018
 

Arrival of 360 tourists to Alexandria port on board of the cruise ship "Le Lyrial":

The formal speaker of the port - Reda El ghandour  declared that Alex port  received today Sunday 29 April the cruise ship ("Le Lyrial") with 218 tourists of different nationalities on board in addition of a  crew of 142  persons , El Ghandour added that the ship’s  depth is 6 meters and its width is 20 m and length of 165 m and it  moored on berth 24 in the maritime station, R.adm / Medhat Attia – A.P.A chairman ordered to coordinate with all  departments  to finish all the arrival procedures of the tourists safely and easily.  29-4-2018
 

1271 Tourists arrived at Alexandria Port on the ship "sunviking":

Mr. / Reda Elghandour - the formal speaker of Alex. Port Authority said that Alex. Port received today Saturday 21 April 2018 the ship sunviking with 786 tourists from different nationalities besides the serving crew 485 persons, the ship depth is 8 meters, length 215m. with 28m. It moored on berth no. 24 in the mooring station.


R.Adm. / Khaled Solyman - the vice chairman of the port present the ports shield for the ship captain who is pleased to enter the port for the first time. 
R.Adm. /Khaled Solyman Co. Coordinate with the concerned department to finish the Procedures safety and easily.   21-4-2018

 

 

807 tourists arrived at Alexandria Port on board of cruse ship (Black Watch):

Mr. / Reda El Ghandour – The formal speaker of Alexandria Port that the port had received today Tuesday 10-4-2018 the Bahamas touristic ship (Black Watch) and 473 tourists on board from different nationalities in addition of service crew which consists of 334 persons the draught of the ship is 7 meters, length 205meters, width 25meters, the ship moored on berth No. 24 in the marine station. The Adm. / Medhat Attia the port chairman had issued the instruction to receive the ship and tourists and facilitate procedures The A.P.A. offer the facilities for the terminal. The ship step by step from anchorage to the terminal .the public relations department in the port did its best for the tourists until they depart the port.   10-4-2018