Transport

Capacity of Egypt's Cairo International Airport spikes by almost sixfold over 60 years

Wed, 18 May 2022 - 03:13 GMT

Chairman of the Holding Company for Airports Mohamed Said Mahrous stated the figure in a speech Wednesday on the occasion of the 59 anniversary of Cairo International Airport.

Topics to be discussed at 6th edition of 'Egypt Can' conference unveiled

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 02:22 GMT

The conference will be held on May 30-31, and have as theme "By Industry."

Egyptian Prime Minister heads to Tunisia to co-chair Joint Supreme Committee

Thu, 12 May 2022 - 08:55 GMT

The supreme committee consists of a number of technical committees.

Egypt makes steps to turn Damietta Port into Middle East's largest transit, logistics center

Wed, 11 May 2022 - 01:28 GMT

The prime minister told press that the alliance will invest almost half a billion dollars in the first phase alone in spite of the economic circumstances the world is undergoing.

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's under-progress BRT to be substitution of planned 5th metro line

Tue, 10 May 2022 - 12:13 GMT

The transport minister revealed new plans on microbuses using the Ring Road.

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.

In outstanding revamp, Egypt's 1st metro line trains to be all new, air conditioned

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 12:37 GMT

The Egyptian government has taken concrete steps to revamp Greater Cairo's first metro line.

Egypt to receive last batch of LRT trains soon: Transport Ministry

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 01:20 GMT

The LRT line had already begun pilot operation.

Egyptian minister visits Qatar to discuss possible partnerships in maritime, green transportation

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 11:53 GMT

Upon an invitation of Qatari counterpart Jassim Bin Saif al-Sulaiti, Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir held a visit to the Gulf state Sunday to hold talks on potential cooperation in the sector.

Transport min. discusses investment opportunities with 10 British businesses

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 - 02:24 GMT

The meeting was attended by representatives of the Egyptian-British chamber and heads of maritime, railways and metro authorities.

Egypt's LRT fleet is nearing completion: Transport Ministry

Sun, 20 Mar 2022 - 12:20 GMT

The LRT is planned to transport 500,000 passengers per day as it connects Salam City with 10th of Ramadan City through the New Administrative Capital (NAC).

Chairman reveals Ukraine War impact on Egypt's Suez Canal

Tue, 15 Mar 2022 - 12:32 GMT

Rabie also clarified the reasons behind the cancellation of the 15-percent discount offered to liquefied gas tankers.

Egypt begins implementation of 2nd phase of high-speed electric train

Sun, 13 Mar 2022 - 01:29 GMT

In that context, the ministry revealed that the technical works contracts of the second and third lines will be signed with Siemens soon.

Egypt's 1st LRT to be inaugurated in a few weeks: official

Sun, 06 Mar 2022 - 12:00 GMT

Chairman of the National Authority for Tunnels Essam Wali indicated more details on its operation and ticket pricing.

Egypt agrees with Siemens to implement express train 2nd, 3rd phases

Thu, 24 Feb 2022 - 01:56 GMT

Transport Minister Lieutenant-General Kamel Al-Wazir said that after marathon negotiations that lasted for several months with Chief Executive Officer of Siemens AG, Roland Busch, an agreement was reached between the two sides.

Transport minister probes with WB delegation cooperation in transport domain

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 03:07 GMT

He said the political leadership is keen on cooperation with international development partners in the domains of environment-friendly green transport projects including the monorail and the light electric train.

Egypt’s road quality ranking improved from 118th to 28th thanks to national projects: Syndicate head

Wed, 09 Feb 2022 - 09:51 GMT

Head of Engineers Syndicate Hani Dahi said that Egypt’s ranking in global road safety improved, rising from 118th to 28th thanks to national road projects.

For 1st time ever in Egypt: 3rd-class air-conditioned trains to enter service in Feb. 2022

Mon, 07 Feb 2022 - 01:59 GMT

The authority noted that the price of the Cairo-Aswan ticket will be LE125 ($7.8).

Egypt's Int'l Cooperation Min. secures $1.1B development financing agreements in 2021 for transport sector

Wed, 02 Feb 2022 - 02:39 GMT

The transport sector is one of Egypt’s priority sectors, as the country is working to develop this sector in a way that enhances the availability of advanced means of transportation for all, as well as means of transporting goods and enhances connectivity between cities and governorates, taking into account environmental standards.

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