That is the third highest in the international waterway's history dating back to 1869.
Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister for Expats Affairs Amr Abbas told press Monday that the follow-up with Nigerian authorities is still underway.
The station in the Port of Alexandria is worth LE3 billion.
Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Osama Rabie revealed in a phone-in Monday a number of figures.
The firm pointed out that it ordered the shipment seven years ago from Georgia and that it was never delivered as it was confiscated in Beirut port.
The first batch of Egyptian expats, stuck in Jordan and repatriated by sea, arrived on Monday in Nueiba Port, where they were received by Minister of Transportation.
Out of 15 seaports across the country, Alexandria Port is the gate of 40 percent of imports and exports and handles 157 million tons per annum.
The president inaugurated the project on Tuesday.
The Suez Canal Authority held on Sunday a ceremony to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the waterway’s inauguration.
Egypt launched a shipping line from Ain Sokhna Port to Mombasa Port in Kenya, Public Enterprise Minister Hisham Tawfik said.
Some local news papers reported that the passengers were evacuated by rescue team after the first floor sank.
The first cruise ship in the line will belong to the Arab Bridge Maritime owned by Egypt, Jordan, and Iraq.
Ancient Greek trading ship dating back more than 2,400 years has been found virtually intact at the bottom of the Black Sea, the world's oldest known shipwreck.
Maersk to send the first shipping vessel through the Arctic route to collect data.
China has begun building its first polar expedition cruise ship, state news agency Xinhua reported Saturday.
South Korean authorities have seized a Panama-flagged vessel suspected of transferring oil products to North Korea in violation of international sanctions.
China rejected accusations that it had helped Pyongyang skirt sanctions after Trump claimed that Beijing was turning a blind eye to oil transfers to N. Korea.
A ship, carrying 5,500 tonnes of flour, docked in Hodeidah port on Sunday.
Russia on Saturday launched an unmanned Progress space freighter carrying supplies to the International Space Station from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
The UN Security Council has banned four ships from ports globally for carrying coal from N. Korea, but the US postponed four others pending further investigation.