Egypt to build national fleet of bulk carriers as joint venture between Suez Canal, Transport Ministry

Tue, 26 Apr 2022 - 03:05 GMT

The meeting comes upon the directives of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to create an Egyptian fleet for transporting imports and exports.

Suez Canal authority marks 1st anniversary of floatation of 'Ever Given' Tuesday

Mon, 28 Mar 2022 - 12:50 GMT

The Suez Canal Authority announced that it will celebrate, Tuesday, the anniversary of the flotation of the Panamanian container ship "Ever Given", in the new Marina building, east of the Suez Canal.

Egypt condemns Houthi militia's hijacking of UAE-flagged cargo vessel off Yemeni Hodeidah

Mon, 03 Jan 2022 - 09:04 GMT

The UAE news agency (WAM) said that the ship was bound from the Island of Socotra and carrying medical equipment for establishing a field hospital in Jazan province. However, the Houthis’ Military Spokesperson Yahia Sarie said that the vessel was carrying military equipment.

Egypt ranks 12th in military strength among 137 states

Sun, 02 Jun 2019 - 11:17 GMT

The ranks for naval, aircraft, and tank strengths are sixth, ninth, and 14th, respectively.

Pirates kidnap 12 crew members from Swiss vessel in Nigerian waters - ship

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 - 01:30 GMT

Pirates kidnapped 12 crew members from a Swiss merchant vessel on Saturday in Nigerian waters, the ship's operator said in a statement.

Captain of sinking Indonesian ferry sails onto reef, 31 dead

Wed, 04 Jul 2018 - 09:46 GMT

The latest ferry disaster in Indonesia, which happened on Tuesday near Sulawesi island, came two weeks after an overcrowded ferry sank on Lake Toba in Sumatra

845 passengers arrive at Safaga Port

Sat, 05 May 2018 - 12:17 GMT

Safaga Port received on Saturday a vessel carrying 845 passengers, 28 trucks and 26 cars.

U.S. sorghum ship bound for China switches destination to Saudi Arabia: Eikon data

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 - 08:10 GMT

A vessel carrying 69,842 tonnes of sorghum from the U.S bound for China has switched its destination to Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

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.

900 tourists arrive at Safaga, Sharm el Sheikh harbors

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 - 11:17 GMT

Safaga Port received on Friday a vessel carrying 720 tourists of different nationalities.