Economic News  

Arriving a solar cargo from Algeria:

The ship (Shin Mishelas) has arrived to Alexandria port from Algeria and it has 29 thousand tons solar and the speaker of Alexandria port - Reda El Ghandour said that the cargo of the ship unloaded after finished the customs procedures in order to examine it and knowing how it could be as the descriptions to pump it and packing it and he added that the electonic system for gates had registered handling , exit and enter more than 9000 lorry that carry general cargo in the port during the last 24 hours. 

-27.5 thousand ton of wheat and gas arrived Alex & Suez:

The ship "Youran" arrived Alex. port from Russia with chargement of wheat about 23 thousand ton, Mr/ Reda Elghandour - The Formal Speaker of Alex port said that this chargement discharged and bulked in silos for surveying to check it's expired clear of insects.
The port ElZayteat in Suez received the ship "gas honor" with 4500 ton gas arrived from "yanboa" the Saudi port.   Elgomhoreya 19-6-2016 

A cargo wheat arrived from Russia:

The ship Mishelak arrived to Alex. port from Russia and it had a wheat cargo its weight 33000 ton.
And the speaker from the port - Reda Elghandour has said that the cargo is unloaded in grains silos to evaporate. examin it to know its expiy to use by people and we should know that this cargo had insects and he added that the ship departure of ships and vessels and its arrival to berths are normal and organize in very good level.             Elgomhoreya newspaper 15-6-2016

Glal saod has attended the sign of contractiong contract the timber handling terminal in Alexandria port:

Dr Galal said - the minister of transport has attended the sign of contract the project of contracting the berth 3/85 (the timber handling terminal) between Alexandria port and El Nasr constructing and buildings company Egyco.
The minister has assured that the project length is 420 m and its depth is 15 m and its storage area is 20.000 m and it will be able to receive ships until 70.000 ton to increase the receiving ability from 3 to 5 million ton annually to be specialize to handle the general cargo.  El Massaa Newspaper  30-5-2016


Local News

The waterway path has very good achivements:
The chairman of Alex.port authority said that we finished from 1748 neglected containers and we are preparing a store in Elnobaria with area 3200 m.

A new progress can be seen in Alex. and Eldekheila port during the last two years specially since the visiting of president Abd ElFath Elsisi to the coastal city in 30 may last year where we can see the works of developing the maritime shipyard company and the desire to execute the important and the biggest projects in the history of two ports although one year has passed after the visiting of Elsisi to Alex. But it was greet to move the expected projects wheel since nearly 50 years. Especially after he ordered to achieve quickly these projects to restore Alex. port its position as it is the oldest and the biggest port in the Mediterranean Sea.
The president direct also to get out wreckage of 14 ships by the floating crane (Enkaz1) that follow the suez canal authority in a short time after that sank in Alex. port since decades and it is still rescue the wreckage of the rest of sunken ships and they are 8 ships. And before finishing the kimited time by the president to achieve the task completely in the end of this month.
At the same time the president issued an important decision during his visiting to Alex. shipyard when he added the lands of wood commercial Co. and others to Alex.port their area are about 178.000 m2 to benefit from at the works of development & expanding the west port of the port to have the best benefit.
The port authorities with cooperation with naval forces and they are finishing now the project of dredging the great water way and the inner way to Alex.port with total coast about 58 million L.E and Mr/Reda Elghandour - the formal speaker of Alexandria port said that we will finish the word of dredging in the waterway in Alex port during few weeks to return the depths as the designed depth 15.5 m which participate to be easy the departure and arrival of the ships that have loads reach to 70.000 ton.
Mr/Reda Elghandour added also that the dredging is about 2 million m2 and its executing the Belgium dredge Congo River.
The admiral/ Medhat Ateya - the port chairman said that the executing effort have succede to get rid of 1748 neglected container as they transported out of port or they put them in auctions or get rid of it or exported it again and he said that there are 1372 rested containers and we are getting ride of them out.
And the chairman added also that we have some procedures with coordinate with customs department and the import export authority container companies and Alex. shipping chamber, agencies ,shipping lines to follow the executing situation to accelerate the clearance procedures from the rest of containers according to the instructions of president and such as preparing Elnobarya stores with area of 3200 m2  that  follow the Egyptian warehouses to transport un-danger neglected containers.
And we also have electronic system by the port authority to follow and analyze the situation of getting rid of the neglected container - and he demanded also to revise the customs legislations because they are very difficlut to use.
At the same time Alex. port authority could achieve another 4 great projects through the vestment plan 2015-2016 that appear in constructing free connect to join ElDekheila port with the coastal road with cost 280 million L.E
And we also constructing identical connect to join Alex. port with the coastal road and the cost is 330 million L.E
The third project is including rehabilitation and raising Elngma light house efficiency through the maritime forces
The fourth project is including rehabilitation the water break in Alex. port with value 27 million L.E.     Elakhbar newspaper 25-6-2016

- The flag of Egypt is Flapping over it  El Misteral Gamal Abd El Nasr had sailed from France and it will arrive to Alexandria after tomorrow:

The Helicopter carrier (Gamal Abd El Naser) had left yesterday from Mode Misteral and the flag of Egypt is Flapping over it to arrive to Alexandria port wednesday after tomorrow. And we will have a formal festival during the feast El Fetr.
The president EL SISI will participate and the great leader of Armed forces. Our ship accompanied the carrier and the crew was in all the ship and it is decided that Egypt will receive the second ship misteral in next september and it will take the name (Anwar ElSadat), both Egypt and France had signed in October 2015 the contract to buy the two ships with value 2.1 milliard dollars and the ship misteral can carry 700 men, Helicopters, descending boats, attacker tanks and 60 armed cars and its speed is 18 knots (33 km) in an hour, its length is 199 m and its width is 22m.  Elgomhoreya 13-6-2016 

 - 5 milliard pouds for new projects in Alexandria and El Dekhila ports:

Dr/ Galal saud - the minister of transport had received some projects in Alexandria and El Dekhila ports with investments about  milliard LE that including the construct of some terminals, logestic services and the expanding that participate to double the port ability and improving the services level to cope with the world developments
The minister demanded from the responsible to determine timetable to finish quickly the projects and overcome any problem by cooperate and coordinate with all  resposibles and determined department and he assured that he will follow by himself this programme until all operations will execute.
The mnister had a maritime trip with Admiral/ Medhat Attaia - the port chairman and Admiral/ Khaled Zahran - the president of safety authority to follow the dredging works to deepen the waterway and water surface to enable the port to receive big ships  in addition to picking up operation, the ships scrapping and rehabilitate the main break.
Attia said that there is great step will see in the port which includes constructing free join to connect El Dekhila port with the coastal road to allow the movement of trailers and cars directly to the main roads to forbid congestion and crowdedness in berths and the terminals of handling unclean bulk which  receive coke, scrap cement, fuels and all liquid substances in addition to construct multipurpose terminal and logestic zone to transport the containers by railway.       El Ahram newspaper 29-5-2016

- An international group revises the ports compliance the secure and safety terms:

After Egypt became the white navigation list, The Egyptian Ports are ready to application the oblige control by IMO to insure the application of safety terms and rules Mr/ Reda El Ghandour - the former speaker of Alexandria port said that there is a national workshop about application of plan revision by Egptian authority for marine safet and IMO chaired by R. Admiral/ Medhat Ateya - Alex port chairman and R.Adm / Khalid Zahran chairman of Egyptian Authority for Safet of narine navigation.   Al Ahram news 24-5-2016


Tourism News 

- Three thousand tourists arrived safaga, and Sharm Elshekh, and Alexandria:

There was a noticed activity in Alex. And red Sea ports in tourist movement where received about three thousand tourists in safaga (1152 tourists) on the ship Notika from different nationalities coming Elakaba port to visit the tourist places in Luxor and Aswan , also the shop (black water) departed the port with 451 tourists and 353 from crew to 90 sharm Elshikh port.
On another side the "Silver Wesber "departed the port with 296 tourist and 300 person from crew.
R.Adm. / Hesham Abusena Chairman of red sea port assure that the facilities and ease the procedures are important specially the priority for the tourist ship and  coordinate with companies and marine agencies to save the buses to transport the tourists from the port with police cars.
- Mr.Reda Elghandour the formal speaker in behalf of Alex. port that the port receive of the Maltian ship" meen shif one" with 1859 from different nationalities in addition the services crew 800 person the tourist group arrived the port from "eleinelsokhna" and Alex. Port with the tourist authority in the government prepared a program for the group which will arrived Mediterranean Sea to continue the trip.
Vice chairman / Mohamed Eldakak received the group and ordered to finish all procedures,
The Pilot / Sadek Alshory Elgardaka international Airport announce the air movements is 43 air trip, and the there is a safety committee from Russia transport arrived Elghardakha airport to check the safety procedures to re-operate the Russian air the committee will finish its work the next Friday.

- Arrival of 2626 Tourists from Various Nationalities to Alexandria Port:

Alexandria port received the Maltese cruise ship “Meen Chief” carrying 1795 tourists from various nationalities in addition to its crew of 831 personnel, the vessel came from Safaga to visit the monumental landmarks & tourism sights at Alexandria & Cairo to continue its trip to Cyprus & other Mediterranean ports, Reda El-Ghandour the official port spokesman said that the port prepared a program accompanied by roses bouquets & folk dances in the reception of the tourists, & that came in coordination with tourism board, El-Ghandour added that the port personnel provided all facilities for the vessel since it came till departure the tourists from the port. On other hand, Eng./ Mohamed El-Dakak, Alexandria port vice president gave instructions to terminate all procedures of entering & exiting of tourists. El-Mesa Newspaper 3/4/2016

- Alexandria port received the cruise ship “Island Sky” coming from El-Ein El-Sokhna carrying various nationalities & it will travel later to Cyprus, Reda El-Ghandour Alexandria port spokesman said that the port personnel provided all facilities for the vessel since it came till departure the tourists from the port. El-Mesa Newspaper 1/4/2016 

- Alexandria port has received 3062 tourists:

Alexandria port has received yesterday the Maltees Tourism ship (Mein Schiff) that is coming from Turkish then the ship will sail to Safaga Port and it had 3062 tourists from different nationalities that is the biggest number of tourism ship passengers that visited Alexandria during 2015 and the public relations department in the port has prepared a party from the Egyptian of Arts group to receive the tourists and they presented them the presents and flowers.
The Admiral/ Fathy Taha Mohamed - the chairman of Alexandria port authority and by coordinationg with the competent authorities to facilitate all the procedures for tourist to enter and exit of tourists to and from the port easily and peace.
From another point the natural movement has continued in the port where the ratios of stevedoring and the movement of ships and trucks has registered their national ratios.  El Masry El Youm Newspaper 16-11-2015