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Damietta

Egypt’s Damietta Port is located 10 km west of the Nile river of Damietta branch westward Ras El-Bar, 70 km to the west of Port Said and 200 km from Alexandria Port. It is operated by state-owned Damietta Port Authority.

ONE updates the Egypt Lebanon Turkey (ELT) service

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) June 5, 2024 – Ocean Network Express (ONE) has announced an update to the Egypt Lebanon Turkey (ELT) service. This service...

Damietta port to host new ship scrapping & recycling project

Damietta, Egypt (Ports Europe) May 30, 2024 – Damietta port will be the location for a new ship scrapping & recycling project to be set up by...

Russian oil ship-to-ship operations seek new ports in the Mediterranean Sea

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) May 26, 2024 – Earlier this month, Greece started issuing NAVTEX notices which inform all shipping to stay away from...

Damietta Alliance signs contract for superstructure works

Damietta, Egypt (Ports Europe) April 26, 2024 – Damietta Alliance Container Terminals has signed a contract with Rowad Modern Engineering for...

Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd’s Gemini Cooperation to rely on 15 main ports

London, United Kingdom (Ports Europe) March 30, 2024 – Fifteen ports will play a key role in A.P. Moller-Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd’s Gemini...

Possible new Ro-Ro line Burgas to Alexandria or Damietta

Cairo, Egypt (Ports Europe) February 11, 2024 – There is a possibility for the opening of a Ro-Ro (roll-on/roll-off) line between Bulgaria’s Black Sea...

Damietta Container & Cargo Handling joins the Portchain Connect Network

Damietta, Egypt (Ports Europe) January 30, 2024 – Damietta Container & Cargo Handling Co (DCHC) has joined the Portchain Connect network. DCHC were...

Egypt cancels listing of port companies

Port Said, Egypt (Ports Europe) January 25, 2024 – The Egyptian government will abandon the temporary listing of the Port Said Container and Cargo...

New Ro-Ro line between Trieste and Damietta

Cairo, Egypt (Ports Europe) January 23, 2024 – An agreement to launch a roll-on/roll-off (Ro-Ro) sea freight line with a capacity of 420 trucks every...

AIIB loans $100 million to Damietta Alliance Container Terminal

Damietta, Egypt (Ports Europe) December 20, 2023 – The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a $100 million loan to Damietta...

Port of Livorno hosts delegation from Egypt

Livorno, Italy (PortSEurope) October 20, 2023 – The Port of Livorno has hosted a delegation by President Reda Ismail of the Egyptian Ministry of...

EBRD to approve $125 mln loan to Damietta Port’s 2nd terminal project

Damietta, Egypt (Ports Europe) August 22, 2023 – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is set to approve a $125 million loan to...

Damietta port receives EBRD delegation

Damietta, Egypt (Ports Europe) March 28, 2023 – In the first week of this month, the Port Authority of Damietta (DPA) received a delegation from the...

Russia’s FESCO plans more engagement with Africa

Novorossiysk, Russia (PortSEurope) March 15, 2023 – Russia’s transport group FESCO plans more engagement with Africa with new services planned....

New MSC connection serving Egypt via TMT

Trieste, Italy (PortSEurope) March 8, 2023 – Starting last month, Trieste Marine Terminal (TMT) started a new connection operated by MSC –...

Hapag-Lloyd promotes new Damietta port terminal

Damietta, Egypt (Ports Europe) January 11, 2023 – Last May, the joint venture Damietta Alliance Container Terminal S.A.E. was established to develop and...

Damietta Port Authority signs a cooperation agreement with Methanex Egypt

Damietta, Egypt (PortSEurope) December 19, 2022 – Damietta Port Authority (DPA) has signed a cooperation agreement with Methanex Egypt for methanol...

Egyptian port companies plan local listing next year

Port Said, Egypt (PortSEurope) December 19, 2022 – Damietta Container & Cargo Handling Company and Port Said Container & Cargo Handling Company...

Damietta Port Authority signs agreement to promote sustainable technology

Damietta, Egypt (PortSEurope) November 22, 2022 – Damietta Port Authority has signed an agreement to promote sustainable technology at the port. A...

Mitsubishi Power signs Damietta LNG service contract

Damietta, Egypt (PortSEurope) November 3, 2022 – Mitsubishi Power has signed a long term service agreement (LTSA) with Damietta LNG (DLNG) to support the...

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