For the first time 1% increasing in the import, 8% at the export containers and 9% increasing in handling containers at Alexandria and El Dekhila port during May:
Alex port authority issued a performance report during last May compared with April, including containers numbers , cargo quantity and container terminals at Alexandria and El Dekhila ports.
The report stated that the no. of TEU increased during May and April 2015 as the imported containers were 385 by 1% increased, decrease in the export by (6751) container by 17% and increase in handled containers 7136 container by 8% .
The Containerized cargo:
The imported cargo quantity increased during May, 12051 tons by 2% and the exported containerized cargo decrease to be 14325 tons by 5%, as well as decreases in containerized handled cargo by 2184 tons.
Hutchison Alexandria co. for International container terminal:
The numbers of containers increased during last AMy , as the no. of and decrease in coimported containers increased by 1% (396 containers), as well as increasing in the exported containers (1780) containers by 6% , the handled containers (2176) containers by 4%.
The containerized cargo:
Decrease in the containerized imported cargo 3850 tons by 2% decrease in containerized exported cargo (13870 tons) by 6%, and decrease in containerized handled cargo (17630 tons) by 4%.
Alex port comes at the first stage 3309 voyages by 18.6% of the total vessels movement at the Egyptian ports and by by 10 voyages more than port said that came at the second stage the total movements / traffic at Alex port were 275 voyages monthly.
El Dekhila port comes at the fifth stage 1758 voyages by 9.9% of total vessels movement by 147 voyages per month.
Shipment of wheat arrived to Alex port:
The vessel "Wady Sedr" arrived to Alex port carrying 63.000 tons wheat.The chairman announced that the shipments of wheat had been discharged to be inspected and steamed; to detect that were free from insects and proper for human consumption. Al Gomhuria 16-8-2015
4320 livestock arrived from Uruguay to Alex port:
The vessel "Karim Allah" arrived to Alex port from Uruguay carrying 4320 livestock.The chairman announced that the concerned authority checkup the livestock for their safety statement in preparation for entering the veterinary quarantines to be tested and make sure they are free from diseases and epidemics and suitable for human use.
121.000 tons of Russian wheat:
Alex port received yesterday two vessels from Russia carrying 121.000 tons of wheat. The chairman announced that the shipments of wheat had been discharged to be inspected and steamed , to detect that are free from insects and proper for human consumption.
- Opening the first stage of the electronic connection at Alex port:
During the opening of the first stage of electronic connection Mouner Fakhery Abd El Nour -The Minister of industry and trade announced that the prime minister is going to issue a decree to implement the Egyptian trade net project and forming board of trustee. He added that this is to develop trade , forming integration and electronic connection between port departments and authorities , mechanizing all works will facilitate the international trade movement at Alex port. 17-8-2015
- Three ministers design new system to repress cargo accumultation at ports:
The Eng.Hani Dahy - The minister of transport held a meeting with Dr.hani kdery - the minister of finance, and "Mouner Fakhery Abd El Nour " - The minister of industries and trade at Alex port to achive intergration and coordination between miniters and authorities to develop the export and import process. Dahi added that implementing the new system will repress cargos accumulation at ports, he added that the current investugation system lead to accumulation at ports as it take long time to investigate the products; the new system will work first at Alex port as it was the greatest and received nearly 60% of the total trade. El Watan 17-8-2015
- A plan to develop Alexandria port:
During his visit to Alex port Eng. Hany Dahy - The minister of transport discusses a plan to develop Alex port And establish new berths. As alex port is going to sign agreement with chinees company for engineering work to establish multipurpose terminal at Alex port by investment 700 million dollars. The port plan tp salvage 20 vessels by coordinating with the navel force at the next 6 months Al Ahram 16-8-2015
-Alexandria port authority announcement:
on the exist of number of units and ships sunken at the internal anchorage - El ramla Elbeda - that threat the security and hamper the movement of ships which lead to reducing the productivity at the enter anchorage are at Alex port. To provision of law of maritime disasters and maritime debria no.79 for 1961 and the decree no.525 for 2001. In case of not submitting a request to lift and bring out those units withi a week of its date. It will be pick up and selling by the commission on the owner count and deposit the rest in the port authority bank account.
326 Passengers arrived to Alexandria port:
Alex port received yesterday 326 passengers from different nationalities on the cruise vessel "Minerva" from Ain Sokhna.
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.