Beirut Port officials put under home arrest amid losses worth $15B

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 08:40 GMT

The death toll following a huge and deadly explosion in Lebanon’s capital of Beirut rose to 135.

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.

Construction of 1st dry port in Egypt to start in Feb.

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 - 02:57 GMT

The site has been handed over to a coalition of contractors who must finish the first phase by the end of 2021.

What to know about Sinai’s 1st million city 'Salam'

Sat, 11 Jan 2020 - 12:55 GMT

“Salam City” eastern Port Said is one of four cities that will be constructed on the shores of North Sinai.

101k tons of potato seeds arrive in Egyptian seaports

Sun, 22 Dec 2019 - 11:03 GMT

The ministry clarified that the total amount of potato seeds expected to arrive for this season is 183,000 tons.

10 projects inaugurated by President Sisi in Damietta

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 - 11:18 GMT

The president inaugurated the project on Tuesday.

New railway station to connect Alexandria, 6 October ports

Sun, 27 Oct 2019 - 02:44 GMT

It is planned to establish a 60-km railway line linking El-Manashy and 6 October ports.

Burullus port closed for third consecutive day due to bad weather

Sat, 26 Oct 2019 - 08:54 GMT

Burullus fishing port was closed on Saturday for the third day in a row due to strong winds and high waves.

Mystery of peculiar worms on Dekhela beach resolved

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 - 10:32 GMT

The ad-hoc committee formed to examine the reasons behind the recent emergence of peculiar worms on Al Dekhela beach in Alexandria submitted its report.

Attempt to smuggle potassium permanganate foiled

Sun, 26 May 2019 - 01:07 GMT

Although it has medical uses, it can be used in manufacturing explosives, cocaine and methylcathinone.

Iran used explosives to sabotage ships in UAE: initial assessment

Tue, 14 May 2019 - 12:44 GMT

An American military team estimates that Iran or its proxies used explosives “to blow large holes” in four ships anchored in UAE’s Fujairah port, Time reported.

Rains forecast on Egypt's northern cities Monday

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 - 12:29 GMT

Trade maritime navigation went normally in Suez Canal on Sunday as a total of 44 vessels with 2.2 million tons of cargos crossed the canal from both directions.

Alexandria, Dekheila ports closed due to bad weather

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 - 09:25 GMT

Alexandria Port Authority decided to close Alexandria and Dekheila ports due to bad weather conditions, strong winds and high waves.

Alexandria, Dekheila ports still closed over bad weather

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 - 10:16 GMT

In statements, Ghandour added that the closure decision comes to ensure maritime safety after heavy rain hit several parts of Alexandria over the past days.

‘Let it rust’ did not cause cars accumulation in ports: official

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 - 02:48 GMT

Earlier this month, a campaign was launched on social media to boycott car purchases due to the hike in their prices.

132,000 tourists used Egyptian ports in 2017

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 - 09:51 GMT

According to a report issued by the Maritime Transport Section, Ministry of Transportation.

Business News Wrap-up

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 - 05:08 GMT

A wrap-up of the most prominent business news of the day.

Egypt to build railway connecting ports of Nuweiba and East Port Said

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 - 11:42 GMT

The new line will be used primarily for the transport of goods between the two ports and will serve exports to Gulf countries.

Ministers of transport, oil lay foundation stone of multipurpose station at Damietta port

Sun, 25 Mar 2018 - 04:10 GMT

Both ministers also inaugurated an expansion of the operations center at the port.

ArcelorMittal stands by $1 billion Mexico pledge despite trade threats

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 - 09:57 GMT

ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaker, has not changed its plan to invest $1 billion dollars in a new production line in Mexico.