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

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

Sign a constructing contract multipurpose terminal before the end of the year with 800 million dollar and revenues will be milliard annually:

The admiral/ Medhat attia - the chairman of Alexandria port authority assured that negotiations with the china harbor company to construct a multipurpose terminal with area 500 m2,, the length is 180 m and the depth is 16 m in the last stage and they are in the final expender and he said that the terminal will be the first which will execute and it will be owned to port authority and it will administrate through management company and it will exist with the chinese company.
The Admiral/ Khaled Soliman - the manager of movement in Alexandria port added to the newspaper (El Youm El Sabeh) that the participation with the chinese company next month and the cost of construction will reach to 800 million dollar to the terminal, the time of construction will be from two years to two years and half and the bank (Chinese Akzeem) will finance 70% from the cost of constructs an easy loan and its interest will reach 20 % and the chinese company will pay 30% to construct the new terminal and it is expect to construct in the first of the next year.
Mr/ Soliman said that according to the negotiations that agreed with the chinese company, it will construct a management company after finishing of constructing this terminal with participation between Alexandria port authority an chinese harbor and the chinese company is having 15% from its shares and port authority 85% where the company will manage this terminal and their depths are between 15 to 16 m and Soliman clarified that it will determine about 75% from this terminal and he said that Alexandria port authority had received an offer from Singapore to be participator to administratite the new terminal after finishing the construction and all these will support the abilities of the new terminal because this company is considered the biggest second company to containers in the world and this will conflict in shipping lines that will attract and admiral/ Soliman said that the expected revenues for this terminal for the activities of handling the containers after finishing the construction will be about milliard L.E annually and the chinese loan to finance this project will be 70 % from the cost of this terminal and this loan will settle after working the terminal in the berth 55 in Alexandria port.   El youm El Sabeh 16-11-2016

Alexandria has passed the bad weather pecefully:

Alexandria has passed the bad weather where the speed of wind became calm and the waves of the Mediterranean sea the movement of shipping and fishing started again and Alexandria port authority has decided to open the strait of Alexandria and El Dekhila port for maritime shipping and it is allow now for ship to exit and depart from the port and mooring in berth to unload their cargoes according to first arrival ship  and Mr/ Reda El Gandour - the formal speaker of Alexandria port has pointed that the touristic ship (Star kleeper)has arrived and it had 84 foreign tourists from different nationalities and adding the crew of the ship which includes 77 persons and the total was 161 persons and Mr/ REDA EL GHANDOUR said that the tourist group arrived to the port from Greece and they would stay someday in Alexandria to visit the monuments , civilization and trade markets.  El Akhbar Newspaper 3-11-2016

A British seaplane airplanes carrier had arrived to Alexandria :
It participated in combating operations in piracy and terrorism the british ambassador said that we want to deep the military relation with Egypt

Through the frame to enhance the relation between Egypt and British yesterday the British airplanes carrier had arrived to Alexandria port to participate in cooperation training with the Egyptian maritime forces.
Mr./ Robert Beder- the captain of airplanes carrier( ocean) had put a crown of flowers in the place of unknown solider in Alexandria and he did the military grating to the solider and the martyrs souls and he said that helicopter carrier ( ocean ) is the biggest ship in maritime British forces and it participated in many human and war tasks since it enter the service from the most important British marine unite the captain added that this ship has grate ability resperate fastly and to carry 18 monoplanes, 40 amour car and 500 British sailors . this ship ensure the stron relation ship between Egypt and Brittan and the role of each other the empsador of britain ensure that Britain do its best to deep the military relations hip between Egypt and exchange the experience in military field and cooperation between them, and president Abd El Fatah El Sisi visited London to enhance the relationship between training to build the future of the relation ship between the two countries.  El youm 7 news  17-10-2016


Tourism News 

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

- 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.