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Egypt

Egypt is a country located in the northeastern corner of Africa. regarding ports and shipping, its key asset is the Suez Canal which links the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. It is the world’s leading shipping lane connecting Asia and Europe. Its primary ports on the Mediterranean coast are Alexandria, Damietta and Port Said.

Russia seeks EAEU investment in Industrial Zone in Suez

Yerevan, Armenia (PortSEurope) October 30, 2022 – Unable to invest in its Industrial Zone in Suez, Russia is seeking investment from Eurasian Economic...

Qatar Investment Authority visits Damietta Port

Damietta, Egypt (Ports Europe) October 24, 2022 – Qatar Investment Authority has sent a delegation to visit Damietta Port in Egypt. A delegation from...

Russian Industrial Zone in Suez doomed by sanctions

Suez, Egypt (Ports Europe) October 21, 2022 – The Russian Industrial Zone (RIZ) is a doomed project following western sanctions against Russia. Russia is...

Russia’s RUSCON expands into Middle East & North Africa

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) September 22, 2022 – Russia’s transport company RUSCON expands into Middle East & North Africa with a multimodal...

Suez Canal to increase transit prices in 2023

Port Said, Egypt (Ports Europe) September 19, 2022 – The Suez Canal Authority plans to increase transit prices in 2023. The transit tolls for all types...

New Maersk feeder service connects Vado Ligure with Port Said East

Genoa, Italy (PortSEurope) July 4, 2022 – A new feeder container shipping service from Maersk will connect Vado Ligure in Northern Italy with Port Said...

SCZONE signs MOU with H2 Industries to establish a new waste-to-hydrogen facility in East Port-Said

Port Said, (Ports Europe) June 14, 2022 – The General Authority for Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZONE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with...

SCZONE signs a joint MOU to establish automotive industry complex

Port Said, Egypt (Ports Europe) June 17, 2022 – The Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZONE) has signed a local Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a...

A new container terminal in Damietta, Egypt

“Damietta Alliance“ developing and operating a new container terminal in Damietta, Egypt – Contship, May 10, 2022 A new terminal will be built in...

Damietta Port Authority signs agreement to build and develop the second container terminal Tahya Misr 1

Damietta, Egypt (Ports Europe) May 11, 2022 – The Damietta Port Authority (DPA) and Damietta Alliance Container Terminal have signed an agreement to...

Suez Canal sets traffic record in April

Port Said, Egypt (PortSEurope) May 3, 2022 – In April 2022, the Suez Canal earned revenue of $629 million (+13.6%) and moved total net tonnages of 114.5...

COSCO SHIPPING Ports – Overseas terminals – Throughput – Q1 2022

Hong Kong, China (PortSEurope) May 2, 2022 – COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited (CSP), a leading global ports operator, has announced first quarter container...

Maersk and Egypt sign green fuel production agreement

Port Said, Egypt (PortSEurope) March 29, 2022 – Danish shipping company Maersk and and the Egyptian authorities have signed a partnership agreement to...

Abu Dhabi Ports signs agreement to manage Egyptian sea and river ports

Cairo, Egypt (PortSEurope) March 22, 2022 – Abu Dhabi Ports Group has signed an agreement with the Egyptian Ministry of Transport to manage and operate...

Baku Port signs agreement with Egyptian Port of Alexandria

Baku, Azerbaijan (Ports Europe) March 4, 2022 – Egyptian Minister of International Cooperation Rania Al-Mashat and Director General of Baku International...

Suez Canal reports record traffic and increases transit fees

Port Said, Egypt (Ports Europe) March 2, 2022 – The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has reported that in the month of February 2022, 1,713 transited through...

Circle provides update on International Fast & Secure Trade Lane project between ports of Genoa and Alexandria

Genoa, Italy (Ports Europe) February 2, 2022 – Circle S.p.A. has provided an update on the pilot project to realize an International Fast & Secure...

Suez Canal expansion to be completed by July 2023

Cairo, Egypt (Ports Europe) January 27, 2022 – Work to expand stretches of the Suez Canal are expected to be completed by July 2023, according to Osama...

Thessaloniki Port Authority and Suez Canal Economic Zone sign agreement

Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A. (ThPA) and the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) have signed a cooperation agreement with the aim to develop international...

COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited – Overseas terminals container throughput 2021

Hong Kong, China (Ports Europe) January 21, 2022 – COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited has published TEU throughput for 2021, with its overseas terminals which...

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