Economic News  

Unloading the first cargo gas from the berth (Medtap) in ElDekheila:

It was unloaded the first cargo gas from the berth (Medtap) in El Dekheila port with load 12 thousand ton and it was transported to the storage warehouses petrogas in wadi ElKamar in Alexandria.
After Finished the executing of pipeline to transport the gas with length 14 km and connecting with pipeline Medour to receive the imported gas cargo. So that the engineer/ Tarek Elmola - the minister of petroleum and mineral wealth declared yesterday that this procedure is the program frame which executing in strategy frame of ministry of petroleum to provide the gas product to the people through different sources and increasing the number of ports to receive the cargoes of imported gas ships to achieve the best geography distribution to receive these cargoes specially in winter to face the weather changes. El mola pointed also to execute some projects to ensure the provide of gas in the local market. And increasing the capacity of storage warehouses in Alexandria area, El Ein Elsokhna and upper Egypt to save strategy store of gas and increasing the capacity of pipeline to transport the gas and increasing the local production from the gas.The Engineer/ Khaled Abd Elbadia - the chairman of (Medtap) company said that the berth of Medtap port became ready to receive the gas tanker with load 25 to 30000 ton with load ratio that reach to 350 ton/h and by oncluding Medtap berth to receiving ports pf gas, so have now 4 ports to receive the gas.   El watan Newspaper  7-12-2016

Arriving 33 000 Ton  maize to Alexandria port:

The ship (Zien Kiang) arrived to Alexandria port from Hong Kong carrying 3300 tons maize Reda El Ghandor the speaker of Alexandria port authority announced that the shipment had been unloaded in the grains solos after finished the customs procedures, examinations and assured that its free of insects and suitable for human consumption to be evaporated and sent to grinds at other governorates.     Rosa El youssef News  4-12-2016

Intensive activity in Alexandria port to unload cargoes of 120 ships:

Mr/ Reda El Ghandour – the formal speaker in Alexandria port said that the port was in intensive receiving 120 ships where it was unloaded a cargo wheat with 40000 ton that came from Ukraine on a ship (Wadi Teba) and we are unloading a Gas cargo with 9000 ton that came  from Cyprus on the ship (Ogina Gas) and the ship (Yem Pluto) that came from Greece and it had 4000 ton petroleum oils and Mr/ Elghandour said that we are unloading cars cargo 353 different models from the ferry (Grand Klonia) that came from Spain and ship (Hang Ziamen) that came from Greece, and we and we are unloading a coke cargo and its weight is 22000 ton that came from Greece on the ship (New Glory) and Gazoline cargo and its weight is 30000 ton that came from Bulgaria on the ship (Shogan) and he said that the total number of  the ships is 120 ship and there are 14 ship had departed and there are 11 ship had arrived and there are 36 ship on the berths and there are 34 ship in the outer anchor and 12 ship in the interior anchor and the storage of grains in the port had reached 1.5 million ton and half million from is wheat and the electronic system had registered for inter and exit 10.000 general lorry to and from the port at the gates and exit 116 lorry that loading wheat with total weight 3480ton and the system had registered the arrival of 150.000 ton general cargo during the last 24 hours and exit from the port during the saline canal 19 river units and they are loaded with 7000 ton coke towards the factories through the river transport.
From another side the admiral/ Medhat - the chairman of Alexandria port assured that the operations center is ready with the units of towage pilotage and saving to do their tasks efficiency and quickly and he coordinated with nominated departments to facilitate the enter and exit of lorries, ships, cargoes to and from the port and be sure that the goods and cargoes are according to the descriptions before unloading them to take care about the health of Egyptian citizen.     El Masry  Elyoum Newspaper 19-11-2016

40% is increasing of exporting vegetables and fruits:

Admiral/ Medhat Attia - The chairman of Alexandria port Authority, said that this year has increased 40 % in exporting the agriculture grains from vegetables and fruits more than 2015 and he said in El Ahram newspaper that the total quantities that was exported from last journey until now has exceeded two million ton and there are expectations to increase the rations during the next month especially the season of citrus and he said that the increase in exporting the quantities referred to many efforts in the port especially the control authority from import and export and coordinating between all departments to finish the procedures Quickly and also the efforts to open new markets.   El Ahram newspaper 16-11-2016


Local News

A Cold sun and expected rains:

Alexandria port decided to close Alex. and El Dekheila harbour because of the increasing of wind speed to 24 knote and high wave to 5 meter because it is dangerous on pilotage boats in outer anchor.    El Gomhoreya news  25-12-2016

Days of bad weather:

The Alex. port authorities decided to continue opening Alexandria & El Dekheila port for navigation.
Mr./ Reda Elghandour - the formal speaker of the port said that report of the weather department till the wind speed and wave length allow to pilotage boats to exit out the port to help the arrival ship and more on berths safety.
He added that the port received a shipment of gas with 9 thousand metric ton from Algeria on the ship "Aftiyakasa" which entered petrol zone to be discharged , a shipment of wheat with 63 housand ton from Russia on the ship "Wady Sedr",maize with 33 thousand on the ship "Saint demtrios".
These to ships entered the grain berths to discharge and storage in silos the wheat is to be million and 432 thousand ton 529 ton of wheat, the port also a shipment of sugar from Russia with 30 thousand ton on the ship "Salvinaka" the ship "Joly diamany" from Italy with 1224 cars.    El Gomhoreya news 23-12-2016

The minister of transport and the chinese ambassador 800 million dollar to supply Alexandria port terminal:

Yesterday Dr/ Galal Said - the minister of transport invested with the chinese ambassador "Songlkwa" the further cooperation in the transport filed where insure that some of projects reached to the final terms in negotiation such as the cooperation of Alex. port and the chinese Co. of ports "Chinese Harbour" to construct multipurpose terminal or area 500 thousand m2 with length 1800 m and depth 16 m With cost 800 million dollar through easy from the export chinese bank which have been  executed. And will be owned to the port authorities and managed by the charter between each other. Also will construct the electric train for the management capital where the chinese company will save the supply thechnology and operating units. El Gomhoreya news  23-12-2016

Milliard  and 450 million le to build hubs in El Dekhila and Borg el Arab:

Ministry of transport executing three great projects to serve traffic movement around El Dekhila and Borg El Arab to transfer the traffic movement around the port which suffer from traffic jam into building zore where building fast traffic connecting from international way to Eldekhila port with length 0.5km and coast 400 million L.E and El Kafoury hub with coast increased to be 700 million L.E also general co. for reads 450 million l. e. rear admiral  Roshdy Abd El Rashid the chairman of hold co. for roads and bridges insure that this project connect the port with Borg Elarab airport and the industrial zone in Borg El Arab which join Alex. Transport systems to serve the trade and industry. El gomhuria news   24-11-2016


Tourism News 

The passenger of Alex port is ready to receive the tourist ships:

Dr./ Galal Said - the transport minister insure the passenger station of Alex port is ready to receive tourist ship where it was been developed and became the capaitator the other terminal in med. sea . It is consista of big mole on area & thousand m2 include commercial area and marine beth with 1000 m in addition hinterland to charge and discharge ship in the car waiting area.
The transport  minister added that the tourist added that the tourist rail station is ready to tansport passengers and tourist from marine station to tourist places directly with new trains in high instrument, there is an agreement to consist a team work from the two sides to put a complete plane to activate the tourist activity through attraction the cruise ships from the Europe contries which share in activate the tourist movement.   El Ahram news 25-12-2016

Arrival of 2331 tourists to Alexandria port:

Mr/ Reda Elghandour - the formal speaker of Alexandria port Authority said that the touristic maltese ship had arrived and it had 2331 tourists from different nationalities adding the service crew which included 818 persons.
He added that the tourist group had arrived to the port from intalia Turkey and Alexandria port has prepared great program to the group which includes receiving them with folk music group and visiting the civilization monument and trade markets in Cairo and Alexandria cities.
Admiral/ Medhat Attia - chairman , Engineer/ Mohamed Eldakak, the vice chairman and Admiral/ Ebrahim Elshanawy the port security manager had received the ship and all the ship procedures for enter and exit the tourists.     El gomohouria newspaper  8-11-2016

Popular welcome to receive 2048 tourist in Alexandria:

With Tanoura & Alexandria nuptial Alexandria port received a group of 2048 tourist from different countries on the maltian ship (meenshif) when the ship arrived the berth a popular musician band played to welcome the guests where they clapped and took photos for this band till half an hour. During last week there was a tourist activity where there was (fobageer) the maltian ship with 406 tourist departure the port after spending many days in Alexandria.    ElWatan News  27-10-2016

406 tourists arrived to Alexandria port:

Alexandria port had received the maltese tourism ship (Voyager) and 406 tourists on board from different nationalities in addition to the service crew of 200 people.
The formal speaker of Alexandria port - Mr. Reda El ghandour said that the tourists group had arrived to the port from Cyprus.He pointed that Alexandria port authpority had cooperated with the General Authority of tourism promotion to made great program including the Folk group, visiting the civilization , monuements places and trade markets in Alexandria city the Admiral/ Medhat Attia - The chairman of Alexandria port had received the ship and the tourists and ordered to finish the procedures easily.   El Mesa Newspaper 25-10-2016