Photos: New fishing season starts at Egypt’s Gulf of Suez after 5-month-ban

Fri, 16 Sep 2022 - 01:40 GMT

The new fishing season started in the Gulf of Suez on Thursday after a five-month-ban to allow a biological rest, protect fish, and give the opportunity for fishermen to maintain their boats.

Anyone dumps toxic into Egyptian waters to be imprisoned, fined up to LE 500K: Law

Mon, 22 Aug 2022 - 10:35 GMT

Anyone who violates this shall be punished by imprisonment for a period of not less than one year and not exceeding three years and a fine of not less than 100,000 pounds and not more than 500,000 pounds, and in the event of recurrence, the penalty is doubled.

All you need to know about environmental crimes punished in Egypt

Sat, 25 Jun 2022 - 11:39 GMT

The law defines environmental crime as “an attack on the environment, whether air, water or land, in a way that reduces its value, distorts its nature, or depletes its resources.”

Fishing at Egypt's Lake Nasser to resume in May after rehabilitation break

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 10:39 GMT

The lake spans over 1.25 million feddans, and has shores extending on a total of 7,000 kilometers.

Egypt's fish production grows by 40% in 4 years

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 01:11 GMT

Head of Fisheries Affairs at the General Authority for Fish Resources Development Atef Megahed stated the figure in a phone-in Tuesday.

Egyptian official details why Egypt ranks 6th globally in fish production

Sun, 06 Feb 2022 - 02:15 GMT

The official highlighted that the country does not rely on wild fishing solely.

3 new initiatives launched within Egypt's 'Safe Shore' targeted at fishermen

Wed, 25 Aug 2021 - 12:39 GMT

The second phase of 'Safe Shore' has already begun.

Egypt’s House approves bills regulates development, protection of lakes and fishing wealth

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 - 10:05 GMT

The Parliament also approved an article prohibiting the dumping or discharging of toxic, radioactive or petroleum materials or untreated sewage water into Egyptian waters from ships or factories.

‘Safe Shore’ initiative targeted at 45K Egyptian fishermen is worth LE150M

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 - 01:37 GMT

In the launching ceremony, the first batch of fishing equipment and diving suits was handed to 1,100 fishermen.

'A Safe Shore' initiative to be launched May 27 to serve 42K Egyptian fishermen

Wed, 26 May 2021 - 02:56 GMT

In the inauguration ceremony, the first batch of fishing equipment and diving suits will be handed to fishermen.

Egypt's president urges Suez Canal Authority to accomplish expansion plan in less than 1 year

Tue, 11 May 2021 - 11:43 GMT

President Sisi witnessed raising the Egyptian flag on Mohab Mamish Dredger named after the former Suez Canal chairman who was attending the ceremony.

Egyptian fishermen arrive in Cairo after being held for months in Eritrea for illegal fishing

Sun, 25 Apr 2021 - 12:02 GMT

A group of Egyptian fishermen who had been held in Eritrea have come home safely after month-long of diplomatic efforts, according to Egypt’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday.

In 2 weeks, Tunisia apprehends 4th Egyptian fishing boat for illegally entering national waters

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 10:46 GMT

The Tunisian Ministry of Defense announced apprehending an Egyptian fishing boat on Friday.

Tunisian authorities apprehend Egyptian fishing boat for illegally fishing in national waters

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 - 01:57 GMT

The boat was fishing 100 kilometers away from southeastern Kerkenneh Islands falling under the administration of Sfax governorate.

Borollus fishing port closed for 3rd day due to bad weather

Sat, 28 Dec 2019 - 02:35 GMT

Borollus fishing port in the Delta city of Kafr el Sheikh was closed on Saturday for the third day in a row due to strong winds and high waves.

Palestinian report: Israel bans fishing in 85% of allocated zone in Gaza

Tue, 09 Jul 2019 - 08:54 GMT

Israeli authorities imposed a new limit of 12 nautical miles, then lowered it to six and even three nautical miles at times.

Egypt ranks 8th internationally, 1st in Africa in aquaculture

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 - 10:28 GMT

Egypt ranked eighth internationally, and first in Africa in the field of aquaculture, according to The Ministry of Agriculture on Tuesday.

Egypt ranked 1st in Africa in fish farming - minister

Thu, 23 May 2019 - 03:19 GMT

Egypt has been ranked first in Africa and eighth in the world in fish farming sector, he noted.

Burullus fishing port remains closed for 3rd day over bad weather

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 10:47 GMT

Most of the areas of the Nile Delta governorate of Kafr el Sheikh have been hit by rainfall and low temperatures since Wednesday dawn.

Burullus fishing port closed for second day over bad weather

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 - 09:36 GMT

Strong winds have led to the fall of some lamp posts on a main bridge on the international coastal road.