National Alliance for Civil Action provides large number of fishing boats to help fishermen in Qena

Mon, 11 Dec 2023 - 11:03 GMT

The National Alliance for Civil Action brings together more than 34 development and service entities to serve the people of the governorates and provide aid to those who need it.

Dumbing toxic or chemical materials in waters to be punished by prison, fine

Wed, 19 Jul 2023 - 08:11 GMT

The Egyptian Law for the Protection and Development of Lakes and Fisheries, issued No. 146 of 2021, sets the rules for the practice of fishing boats and those working on them.

Egypt builds 1st integrated fishing port on Mediterranean at LE600M

Sat, 01 Jul 2023 - 05:29 GMT

The port is expected to create 5,000 jobs.

Egyptian government disburses financial aid to families of fishermen banned from work abroad

Sun, 30 Apr 2023 - 10:27 GMT

The total number of fishermen banned, and who have been to Saudi Arabia, amounts to 70.

Egyptian government subsidizes renovation of 680 fishing boats, distributes 210 new ones

Mon, 23 Jan 2023 - 12:14 GMT

Those are owned by small fishermen in Kafr El Sheikh, Sohag, and Luxor.

Throwing objects hindering fishing to be punished by prison, fine up to LE 500K

Sat, 21 Jan 2023 - 01:12 GMT

Throwing or placing solid objects or other things that impede hunting operations in the areas designated for that, and affirmed the refusal to plant reeds, rhizome plants, or others in hunting areas, or to fill in parts of them.

Egyptian Ministry of Social Solidarity details support granted to 42K fishermen

Tue, 03 Jan 2023 - 02:43 GMT

The ministry also gave extra support to fishermen in specific geographical areas.

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.