Arrival of 66 Thousands Ton of Soya Bean:
The Maltese ship “MARIBELLA” arrived Alexandria port, which was loaded with a shipment of 66 thousand ton of soya bean. Rear Adm. / Adel Yassin Hamad Alexandria port chairman, declared that the shipment came from USA that was discharged in grain silos to be checked. Hamad added that the cargo & containers traffic runs in a normal way in the port. El-Mesaa Newspaper 4-4-2013
Arrival of 30 Thousands Ton of Sunflower Oil to Alexandria Port:
Alexandria port received yesterday a sunflower oil shipment of 30 thousands ton, at which Rear Adm. / Adel Yassin Hamad Alexandria port chairman declared that the shipment came from Argentina to be discharged at the specified places to check its validity for human consumption, he also added that the navigation traffic runs in a normal way at the port, in addition of increase at performance level of work. El-Sherouk Newspaper 26-3-2013
Arrival of 30 Thousands Ton of Diesel & 3 Ships of Wheat to Alexandria:
Rear Adm./ Adel Yassin Hamad , Alexandria port chairman declared that Alexandria port received the ship “Rood El-Fares” coming from Algeria loaded with 30 thousands ton of diesel, to be ready for discharging to solve the diesel strike witnessed by some governorates, he also pointed out that all authorities with concern in Alexandria port took all the necessary procedures for discharging the ship without any constraints.
Hamad added that the navigation traffic runs in a normal way at Alexandria & El-Dekheila ports, at which 3 ships arrived loaded with a shipment of 141 thousands ton of American wheat, to increase the total stock of wheat at silos to 1.141 million tons. El-Mal Newspaper 26-3-2013
Arrival of 62 thousands ton of wheat from America to Alexandria port:
Rear Adm. / Adel Yassin Hamad Alexandria port chairman, declared that the Greece ship “Ana Maria” arrived Alexandria port yesterday loaded with 62 thousands ton of wheat. Al ahram Newspaper 22-3-2013
Presidential Commission to Follow Up the Two Ports:
A presidential commission headed with Dr. / Yehia Hamad checked up yesterday the development & updating works going in Alexandria port & El-Dekheila, the commission was accompanied by Rear Adm. / Adel Yassin Hamad, Alexandria port chairman & leaders of the port authority.
The commission liked the performance level done by the employees to complete & update the commercial center at passengers’ maritime terminal, which considered an item for increasing the national income.
The commission members showed the development project for the various berths, to increase it capability for cargos & containers, in addition to increase the depth of berths to receive the huge commercial ships, by which Alexandria port will occupy a rank between the most important ports on Mediterranean. El-Mesaa Newspaper 4-4-2013
Assignment of Ragab as Minister Assistant:
Dr. / Hesham Kandil, prime minster approved on assigning Dr. / Ragab Mohamed Mousa, head of general work department & Prof. of roads, airports & traffic engineering of Cairo University, as an assistant for transport minister at the high degree for one year. El-Gomhoria Newspaper 1-2-2013
Navigation Continues At Alexandria & El-Dekheila Ports despite the New Year Storm:
Alexandria port received yesterday 15 various ships, in addition to mooring of ferry ship “FIGARO” at berth no. 25 carrying aboard 631 cars from china, at which Alexandria port did not affect by the New Year storm that blows on Alexandria nowadays. Rear Adm. / Adel Yassin Alexandria port chairman, declared about steadiness of wind speed at 24 knots & waves elevation at 2 m, which doesn’t represent any danger for pilotage operations for ships from outside the strait to the berths & through the navigational pathways. It was decided to continue opening of Alexandria & El-Dekheila straits at which the rains doesn’t prevent navigational operations. He also added that surveillance would take place for weather conditions all over the day & the strait will be closed in case of bad weather conditions. El-Gomhoria Newspaper 3-1-2013
Launching of Shipping Line between Alexandria & Tripoli:
Egyptian & Libyan governments are willing to announce about operation of shipping line between Alexandria & Tripoli ports at mid of December, with aim to support trade traffic & reduce of land transport trading.
Mr. / Naser Bayan head of Egyptian investors association at Libya declared that it is currently going on agreement for establishment of private shipping company for managing & operation of the shipping line between the two countries with Egyptian-Libyan investments, instead of seeking the help from any of the shipping agencies, at which there are official mailings were sent to the investors from both sides for starting in establishment of the company.
He also added that the shipping line will increase the commercial exchange volume from 3 to 10 billion dollars during 2 years, & also the developing of land exits will participate in raising this volume to 20 billion dollars annually.
He said also that the Libyan ambassador at Cairo assured that the new Libyan government aims to execute the shipping line, which will increase the trade traffic & investment between the two countries especially in the presence of huge tension found on the Egyptian Libyan borders & entering of the Libyan weapons to the Egyptian lands.
Mr. / Naser added that an agreement took place with the Libyan ambassador for providing of propositions for the two governments to develop the land exits & contribution of the private sector with 25 % from the total value of development, aiming to protect the borders of the two countries & support the commercial exchange & investment. El-Borsaa Newspaper 11-11-2012
Arrival of 703 Tourists to Alexandria Port:
The cruise ship “Artania” arrived Alexandria port on Wednesday carrying aboard 703 tourists of various nationalities. 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. Passenger List 4-4-2013
Arrival of 300 Tourists to Alexandria Port:
The cruise ship “Minerva” arrived Alexandria port on Monday carrying aboard 300 tourists of various nationalities. 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. Passenger List 4-4-2013
Alexandria Receives 7 Thousands Tourist in March:
Tourism traffic & reception of ships witnessed a remarkable improve during the last march, Rear Adm. / Adel Yassin Hamad Alexandria port chairman, declared that Alexandria port received during the last march 5 cruise ships holding flags of European & foreign countries, at which they were carrying more than 7 thousands tourist from various nationalities.
Hamad added that all authorities with concern took all the necessary procedures of tourists’ arrival who came from all over the world, to receive a good welcome in addition to their visit for the monumental landmarks& commercial markets at the city, the tourism regiment expressed their hope to visit the city once again.
On the other hand, the port received yesterday the Bahamian ship “Silver Wind” which came from Turkey carrying aboard 500 tourists from various nationalities, the tourism regiment turned back to their ship to continue their trip for Mediterranean ports. El-Gomhoria Newspaper 1-4-2013
Alexandria port receives tourists and commodities strategy
(2000 tourists, and 124 thousand tons of wheat, 72 thousand tons of diesel fuel):
The port of Alexandria boarded today on Saturday, 09-03-2013 the cruise ship Maltese "Thomson spirit" coming from Turkey and on board 2,000 tourists from different nationalities On the other hand,continue the natural movement of the work at ports of Alexandria and Dekheila continue arrived today 15 ships and left 17 and totaled ships port 98 ship and continue unloading two ships loaded with wheat,are the two ships "Jlorraa" payload 66 thousand tons coming from Brazil,and the ship "Yasa Eagle" tonnage with 58 thousand tons coming from America, as being unloaded ship "Nina" coming from Greece and loaded with 39 tons Solar, as Seen the anchorage ship "Maersk Katrina" coming from the Netherlands and loaded with 33 tons Solar
This was coordinated by Major General / Adel Yassin Hamad the Chairman of Port Authority with all concerned parties to enter and exit the tourists smoothly and peace and security, where the grain is quickly unload and diesel speed pumping in the market to help in resolving the crisis diesel.