Economic News  

Alexandria port receives wheat & vehicles from Russia & Italy:

Alexandria port received a new shipment of wheat from Russian countries & 1193 vehicle from various marks from Saudi Arabia, Abd El-Kader Darwish Alexandria port chairman said that the imported shipments included 27500 tons on the ship “DERIBAS” coming from Russia.
He also pointed out that the port received “EUROCARGO” loaded with 300 vehicle coming from Italy & “Athens highway” loaded with 893 vehicle coming from Saudi Arabia.   El-Dostour Newspaper    4-12-2014

Alexandria receives of 32 thousands ton of Mazout:

Alexandria port received yesterday the ship “KRITI SEA” loaded with 32 thousands ton of Mazout, Rear adm. / Abd El-Kader Darwish Alexandria port chairman stated that the ship came from Malta & its shipment was discharged without any constraints after clearance of customs procedures to be pumped & stored.   El-Gomhoria Newspaper    30-11-2014

27 Thousands of Petroleum Products at Alexandria Port in May:

Container & cargo handling traffic at Alexandria port witnessed improve & great increase during May, Rear Adm. / Adel Yassin Hamad Alexandria port chairman declared that the port received during last May 104 ships loaded with general cargo, also 141 container ships arrived Alexandria loaded with 55221 container.
On the other hand, Reda El-Ghandour the official spokesman of Alexandria port declared that the ship received during May 40 ships loaded with 278696 tons of petroleum products to participate in solving the diesel strike, in addition to the presence of a ship loaded with various vehicles & different other cargo.
He also added that there are 6 cruise ships arrived which carried 10920 tourists from various nationalities, by which the total number of arrived ships to the port is 335 ships with a total tonnage of 1950143 tons. Reda assured on rising in the performance at the port in the different departments of the port.  El-Horya Wel El-Adala Newspaper    3-6-2013
 

Alexandria port receive 245 cargo ships:

Rear Adm. / Adel Yassin Hamad, Alexandria port authority declared that the port received during last May 10,900 tourists carried by 6 ship, he also added that the ship received 245 ships including 104 ships of general cargo with a total load of 550 thousands ton, 141 containers ships which handled 55,221 TEU containers with a total load of 618 thousands ton.  El-Gomhoria  2-6-2013

 

Local News


Marine Forces Participate In Competing Oil Pollution Experiment at Alexandria Port:

Alexandria port executed in cooperation with marine forces a practical experiment in competing marine pollution with oil at passengers’ maritime terminal & petroleum dock, & that came through the general experiments of training on executing the national plan in competing the marine pollution with oil & harmful materials. Rear Adm. / Abd El-Kader Darwish Alexandria port chairman said that the experiment included training of operation centers & crisis management department at Alexandria & El-Dekheila ports on competing marine pollution by oil, & that came with participation of representatives from Arab academy of science & technology, environment affairs department, Darwish added that the experiment executed at the petroleum dock beside navigational pathway with participation of 3 maritime boats follow the port authority. 

Postponing:

Alexandria port would like to announce today 1/11/2014 about postponing date of presenting offers & international public bid session of designing, establishment, operating, maintenance & redelivery of CT3 container terminal at berth no.100 of EL-Dekheila port with (B.O.T) for concession of 30 years, to be on Sunday 4/1/2015 instead of 3/11/2014 with the same condition of advertisement.

Navigational Connection between Victoria Lake & Alexandria Port:

Discussion takes between each of Egypt, Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda & Burundi in a common meeting at the end of the current year about navigational connection between Victoria lake & Alexandria Port, also completion of project information to take place to connect the Nile basin countries with Europe. Rear Adm. / Ahmed Bahaa head of Nile water sector, that the preparation of setting up the project come through developing cooperation between Nile basin countries, the optimum usage of river water & maximizing benefits for all countries.  El-Gomhoria Newspaper    20-10-2014

4 Agreements between Egypt & Greece:

The Greece president Karolos Papoulias received yesterday Mohamed Kamel Amr minster of foreign affairs, Amr declared after the meeting that there were several common issues between the two countries have been discussed, in addition to reviewing the bilateral relationships & ways of support in several fields, Amr declared that 4 agreements & memorandum were been signed concerning activation of bilateral relationships, including an agreement of establishing a board for Egyptian & Greece businessmen, on the other hand a memorandum of cooperation concerning items of euro union was been signed, also an agreement between ports of Alexandria & Piraeus, the fourth agreement concerning exemption of  diplomats from getting visas.  Al-Ahram Newspaper  14-6-2013

 

Tourism News 



Arrival of 223 tourists at Alexandria port:

The cruise ship “AGEAN ODYSSEY” coming from Limassol port carrying on 223 tourists & 161 individual of crew, it will be at the port in the period from 9-11-2014 to 11-11-2014.

 

 

52 Tourists Arriving Alexandria Port:

The cruise ship (ISLAND SKY) arrived today Monday at Alexandria port carrying aboard 52 tourists. Alexandria port authority prepared a program for the regiment includes visiting monumental & historical landmarks, bibliotheca Alexandrina & commercial malls before their return to the ship later to continue their trip for Mediterranean ports.


258 Tourists Arriving Alexandria Port:

The cruise ship (Silver Wind) arrived on Sunday at Alexandria port carrying aboard 258 tourists. Alexandria port authority prepared a program for the regiment includes visiting monumental & historical landmarks, bibliotheca Alexandrina & commercial malls before their return to the ship later to continue their trip for Mediterranean ports.

 

Alexandria Port Receives 2 Cruise Ships:

Alexandria port received yesterday 2 Maltese cruise ships “MEIN SCHIFF 2” carrying aboard 2131 tourists from various nationalities in addition to the crew which are 812 individual, & the Dutch cruise ship “RYANDAM” carrying aboard 1060 tourists in addition to its crew which are 568 individual, Alexandria port authority prepared a program for the regiment includes visiting monumental & historical landmarks, bibliotheca Alexandrina & commercial malls.  Al-Ahram Newspaper   26-10-2014