Maritime Transport

Due to Red Sea security challenges: Egypt's Suez Canal revenues drop to $7.2B

Thu, 18 Jul 2024 - 01:21 GMT

The total weight of shipments fell by one third from 1.5 billion tons to one billion tons.

Egypt, Italy to launch RoRo freight between ports of Damietta, Trieste

Tue, 21 May 2024 - 02:44 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir met Tuesday with the Italian ambassador to Egypt to discuss updates on the prospective RoRo freight.

Egypt, Greece to launch sea freight between ports of Alexandria, Volos

Tue, 14 May 2024 - 12:16 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador to Athens Omar Amer met with Greek Minister of Maritime Affairs Christos Stylianides.

France's CMA CGM expresses interest in launching new projects in Egypt

Tue, 16 Jan 2024 - 12:15 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi held Tuesday a meeting with CEO of CMA CGM Rodolphe Saade.

Egypt's Qalaa Holdings to establish 2 railway lines in Eastern Africa

Wed, 10 Jan 2024 - 01:15 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir made the announcement on Wednesday.

Navigation of Suez Canal's northbound convoy to resume in few hours

Wed, 23 Aug 2023 - 09:59 GMT

Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Admiral Osama Rabie stated Wednesday that the tugboats had successfully handled the technical issues experienced by two tankers during their navigation in the waterway.

Egypt's Suez Canal to hold panel discussion at COP 27 on green solutions, investment opportunities

Sat, 05 Nov 2022 - 01:51 GMT

The panel discussion will take place at the Green Zone on November 11.

Egypt, Portugal may sign maritime transport deal

Tue, 07 Jun 2022 - 02:53 GMT

The two countries also mull cooperation in blue economy.

Egypt aims for tripling cargo ships owned by shipping companies operating on its land

Wed, 11 May 2022 - 11:40 GMT

To achieve that goal, the ministry works on attracting more investors to Egypt's maritime transport market.

Egypt to sign 13 important agreements in railways, metro trains, maritime transport during Trans MEA 2021

Sun, 07 Nov 2021 - 02:03 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Transport announced Sunday the start of the activities of the “Trans MEA 2021” smart transport exhibition and conference, tomorrow morning, Monday.

Egyptian-Jordanian maritime transport line re-operates on Sunday: Ambassador

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 08:26 GMT

He added that the passenger transport will start between Egypt, Jordan, and Iraq soon, within the framework of the integration and tripartite partnership among the three countries.

Egypt, Greece sign MoU to cooperate in maritime transport

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 04:31 GMT

The MoU stipulates a strategic partnership contract between the two sides in the field of maritime transport through the establishment of a joint subsidiary company that facilitates international trade, export and import operations of goods.

Shifting trends in maritime transport, logistics in view of COVID-19

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 - 10:50 GMT

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused a slowdown in consumption, and subsequently, international trade disrupting maritime transportation.

Sisi directs developing maritime transport sector to achieve higher economic revenues

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 06:25 GMT

Egypt’s Abdel Fattah el Sisi directed, Wednesday, developing the maritime transport sector to achieve the maximum economic and trade return for Egypt.

President Sisi issues two decrees on IsDB, maritime transport

Thu, 23 May 2019 - 11:50 GMT

The first decree is to establish a representative office of IsDB in Egypt and the second is further cooperation with Tunisia in the maritime transport sector.

IMO elects Egypt for 2018-2019 membership

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 - 07:28 GMT

Egypt won the category C membership of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council, for the years 2018-2019, with 133 of 158 votes.

Egypt, Canada probe cooperation in transport domains

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 05:59 GMT

Arafat on Monday discussed with Canadian Ambassador to Egypt Jess Dutton‏ cooperation in the fields of railways, maritime transport and subways.

Adnan Al Khodair lauds Maritime academy's role

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 - 03:10 GMT

Adnan Al Khodair said on Thursday that the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport is a distinguished academic institution.