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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.

Suez Canal registers new record in January at 1,774 ships with tonnage of 106.1M tons

Wed, 02 Feb 2022 - 09:48 GMT

In a statement on Tuesday, Rabie said 1,774 ships transited the waterway in the two directions in January 2022 with a tonnage of 106.1 million tons compared with 1,594 ships in the same month in 2021.

8 tugboats are managing to "save, float" cargo ship in Suez Canal

Wed, 24 Mar 2021 - 10:59 GMT

Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Osama Rabie stated Wednesday that tugboats are still managing to save and float the aground cargo ship.

Egypt voices concerns over alleged Turkish ship carrying explosives

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 - 09:31 GMT

Ahmed Abu Zeid, Foreign Ministry spokesman expressed concerns over the alleged explosive-loaded ship that was heading to Misurata, Libya.

World’s 2nd largest container ship transits Suez Canal

Wed, 03 May 2017 - 02:51 GMT

The world’s second-largest container ship, MOL Triumph, transited through the Suez Canal Wednesday and paid $950,000 in transit fees.