Suez Canal Authority records revenues worth $5.61B in 2020

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 03:14 GMT

That is the third highest in the international waterway's history dating back to 1869.

Search for abducted Egyptian crew of ship hijacked off Nigerian coasts underway: foreign ministry

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 12:59 GMT

Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister for Expats Affairs Amr Abbas told press Monday that the follow-up with Nigerian authorities is still underway.

4 intl. companies apply to run multipurpose station in Egypt's Alexandria Port

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 12:41 GMT

The station in the Port of Alexandria is worth LE3 billion.

Suez Canal chairman reveals number of ships that crossed the waterway since Jan.

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 02:27 GMT

Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Osama Rabie revealed in a phone-in Monday a number of figures.

Ammonium nitrate shipment standing behind Beirut Port explosion ordered by Mozambican firm

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 10:38 GMT

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.

1st batch of Egyptian expats repatriated by sea from Jordan arrives

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 - 07:21 GMT

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.

To avoid $2 million worth of fines daily, Alexandria Port enlarged

Mon, 27 Apr 2020 - 02:18 GMT

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.

10 projects inaugurated by President Sisi in Damietta

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 - 11:18 GMT

The president inaugurated the project on Tuesday.

1.3M ships passed through Suez Canal over 150 years: chairman

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 - 03:17 GMT

The Suez Canal Authority held on Sunday a ceremony to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the waterway’s inauguration.

Egypt launches Ain Sokhna-Mombasa shipping line

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 - 08:00 GMT

Egypt launched a shipping line from Ain Sokhna Port to Mombasa Port in Kenya, Public Enterprise Minister Hisham Tawfik said.

Tourist ship sinks in Giza; no casualties reported

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 - 02:45 GMT

Some local news papers reported that the passengers were evacuated by rescue team after the first floor sank.

Cruise line between Hurghada, Sharm El Sheikh to be launched

Sat, 02 Mar 2019 - 11:08 GMT

The first cruise ship in the line will belong to the Arab Bridge Maritime owned by Egypt, Jordan, and Iraq.

World's oldest intact shipwreck found in Black Sea

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 - 11:30 GMT

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.

Suez Canal Route vs. Northern Sea Route: A cost-benefit analysis

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 04:14 GMT

Maersk to send the first shipping vessel through the Arctic route to collect data.

China building Arctic cruise ship for 'Polar Silk Road'

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 - 09:26 GMT

China has begun building its first polar expedition cruise ship, state news agency Xinhua reported Saturday.

S. Korea seizes second ship suspected of providing oil to N. Korea

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 - 10:46 GMT

South Korean authorities have seized a Panama-flagged vessel suspected of transferring oil products to North Korea in violation of international sanctions.

China slams Trump's accusation of breaching N. Korea sanctions

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 - 09:30 GMT

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.

Saudi-led coalition allows first aid ship to Hodeidah port

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 - 03:48 GMT

A ship, carrying 5,500 tonnes of flour, docked in Hodeidah port on Sunday.

Russia launches cargo ship to space station

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 - 11:23 GMT

Russia on Saturday launched an unmanned Progress space freighter carrying supplies to the International Space Station from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

U.N. bans four ships over N.Korea coal, U.S. delays four more

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 - 11:40 GMT

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.