Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi said Egypt hopes that cooperation with the French shipping company CMA CGM represents an added value and a qualitative leap in Alexandria Port development.
The Egyptian Minister of Transport Kamel el-Wazir accompanied an inspection tour at Alexandria Port, to follow up on the implementation rates of projects, among of them the establishment of new berths.
Members of the GETPA’s office in Alexandria received and welcomed the tourists.
The Alexandria Port Authority received the first American tractor supplied by the American company BRL, in order to pull the new Spanish air-conditioned trains supplied by the Talgo Company.
The Alexandria Port Authority, the Suez Canal Authority, the Holding Company for Maritime and Land Transport and the Alexandria Container Handling Company contribute to the project.
Alexandria Port Authority said that Alexandria and Dekheila ports were opened on Tuesday after being closed for bad weather prompted by high waves and strong wind velocity.
The president was also briefed on latest construction and development works at the harbor.
This is part of the largest deal to supply Egypt’s Railway authority with regular and air-conditioned train vehicles at a cost of 1.065 billion euros.
Customs certificates worth LE 1.922 billion have been issued for imports at Alexandria port, the statement said.
16 firefighting vehicles are dealing with the fire.
The station in the Port of Alexandria is worth LE3 billion.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi directed expansion and development of Alexandria Port, according to Prime Minster Moustafa Madbouly statements in a Wednesday Cabinet meeting.
Navigation and stevedoring operations at Alexandria and Dekheila ports on Tuesday are going on normally despite heavy rain.
Alexandria has been picked up to be the first international station for the Spanish ship to conduct naval drills with the Egyptian naval forces.
As many as 17 trucks loaded with 510 tons of wheat left Alexandria Port on Thursday en route to other Egyptian governorates.
Head of Alexandria Port Authority Medhat Attia signed a memorandum of understanding with the executive director of the Romanian Port of Constanta.