Economic News  

Activity in ships cargoes and trailers movement in Alexandria port:

Mr./Reda El Ghandour - the formal speaker of A.P.A said that the port has a good activity in work movement today Tuesday 5 march 2019 where there are 130 ships , 45 ships from them are mooring in berths and they are unloading (Golden Hawek) is the ship that came From America and it had 54000 t coke, the ship (Dalas) that came from Lebanon and it had 26000 t scrap iron , the ship (Jolia eye) that came from France and it had 33000 t Solar , it is unloading an oil cargo that we weight 3000 t which came from Algeria , A wheat cargo that weight 122000  t which came from Russia and Ukraine on two ships (Wadi El Arab) , ( Anthera Nri) , A maize cargo that weight 55000 t which came from Ukraine on the ship (Astakos). A Soya Cargo that weight 66000 t which came from Ukraine on the ship (Brenda) , there are in the outer anchor 27 ship.
Mr./ El Ghandour added that the port has a good activity in trains , trailers and river ships movement where exit from the port three trains that loaded with 4500 t grindings in Kafr el sheikh, embaba and shoubra, a train that loaded with 1300 t coke that going Eltabin , exit from Elhawees elmaleh 4 river brags that loaded with 4500 t Silage , there are 9819 general trailers and exited to and from the port, the grains in the port had reached 825000 t , 253000 t from them is wheat.
Admiral/ Medhat Attia - the chairman of A.P.A had directed the specific departments to coordinate and cooperate with the nominated departments to facilitate all the procedures and overcome the obstacles to guarantee the enter and exit of the trailers ,ships , cargos to and from the port in a secure figure.  5-3-2019

Activity in ships cargoes and trailers movement in Alexandria port:

Mr./Reda El Ghandour - the formal speaker of A.P.A said that the port has a good activity in work movement today Monday 4 march 2019 where there are 133 ships , 44 ships from them are unloading (Sefiatogor)  is the ship that came From Russia and it had 6000 t coke, the ship (Ames Orshed) that came from Canada and it had 54000 t coke, the ship (Ogina Gas) that came from Cyprus and it had 9000 t Gas , it is unloading Butagas cargo that weight 5000 t which came from France, A wheat cargo that weight 55000  t which came from Russia and Ukraine on two ships (Wadi El Arab) , ( Anthera Nri) , A maize cargo that weight 55000 t which came from Russia on the ship (Kriton), there are in the outer anchor 28 ship.
Mr./ El Ghandour added that the port has a good activity in trains , trailers and river barges movement where trains exit from the portand thay had 3300 t wheat and they went towards the grindings in in Kafr el sheikh, embaba, a train that loaded with 1200 t coke that goes to  Eltabin , exit from Elhawees elmaleh 3 river brags that loaded with 4000 t Silage , there are 1000 general trailers and exited to and from the port, the grains storage  in the port had reached 910000 t , from them  281000 t is wheat.
Admiral/ Medhat Attia - the chairman of A.P.A had directed the specific departments to coordinate and cooperate with the nominated departments to facilitate all the procedures and overcome the obstacles to guarantee the enter and exit of the trailers ,ships, cargos to and from the port in a secure figure.  4-3-2019

Organize the work of loading and unloading in Alexandria and El Dekheila ports although the strait is closed:

Mr./ Reda El Ghandour - the formal Speaker of A.P.A declared that the management of ships movement in the port had decided today Wednesday 27 February 2019 to continue closing the ports strait of Alexandria and El Dekheila for the second day continuously because of the bad water and weather where the wind speed and high waves had reached to the ratio that not allow to move the launches, tugs and the ships in a secure figure.
Mr./ El Ghandour added that the number of exit ships in the outer anchorage as a result of closing the strait had reached to 38 ship, we are operating the loading and unloading for 40 ships that mooring in the berths , these are 17 ships in the inner anchorage area , and all ships that exist in the port had reached to 132 ships but about the trailers movement there were 1113 had entered and exit to and from the port during the last 24 hours and today there were trains who went out from the port and they had loaded wheat with weigh 3000 T and they are going to Asiout and Embaba.
Admiral/ Medhat Attia - the chairman of A.P.A had assured to continue the works of loading and unloading enter and exit the trailers and cargoes to and from the port in a nature figure and we must beware of loading and unloading operations to keep the safety of souls and possessions.   27-2-2019

Closed the ports straits of Alexandria and Eldekheila because of the bad water and weather:

Mr./ Reda Elghandour – the formal speaker of Alexandria Port declared that the department of ships movement had decided at the early hours of the morning today Tuesday 26 February 2019 to close the strait of Alexandria and ElDekheila ports because of the wind speed to the ratios which will not allow to move the launches and getting up and down the pilots to and from ship in secure figure.
Mr. / Elghandour added that the port operations of loading and unloading in the mooring ships on berths enter and exit the cargoes and trucks to and from the port in continuing figure although we closed the strait.
R. Admiral / Medhat Attya – the Chairman of A.P.A. has directed the nominated departments to coordinate and work in awareness and follow the roles and the terms of safety in enter and exit the trucks and cargoes in secure to keep the souls and possessions.  26-2-2019

 

Local News 

Alexandria port added a new electronic systems and applied the resolutions of ministry of finance about applying the electronic payment system

Under the huge developing and fast movement of the ports & maritime transportation field in the world, and under the great importance of the Egyptian government to develop the role of the maritime ports to support the national economy the Alexandria port had many development and projects as the oldest port in the world to be pioneer in the middle east area by enhance and facilitate the world maritime trade in Egypt, through providing the compete ports services and enhancing the receiving capacity of the port to face the needs of the customers in the future ,these investments and projects help the port to be able to attract the trade and maritime transport it became also distinguish over the\Egyptian ports, from these projects is modernize the electronic system in the authority, in the field of securing the information technology data the electronic system in the port where we have now special systems of electronic integrated between the port and nominated department by achieving the principle G2G, G2B where we activate the integration between the port society and the safety authority activating the join between the port authority and the ministry of planning, achieving the join with social insurance and the department of taxes, raising the efficiency in the integrated system to receive number from the labor department in high speed to exchange data, it’s also raised the electronic paying system efficiency in the port authority system by putting disconnect electronic paying from the other system in the port authority. We registered the data of loading and unloading of containers companies, we have now a resource to revise the details of the manifest and the customs clearance that belong to the other nominated departments in the port, we rearranged also the integrated data organized to the information bank of the maritime transport sector with activate new data, disconnect the data between Alexandria and ElDekheila to facilitate the work for them, we modernize the work for them, we modernize the electronic walls and the switches to the electronic department and it’s system in Alexandria and ElDekheila, we also modernize and develop the television control programs in all yards, berths, public and branches roads in the port, we adjust, preparing and operating the new storage unit (900 IBM Flash) and replace the old ones, adjust, preparing and operating the clearances and the special programs in the system of the (Virtual Servers) adjust, preparing and operating the protecting programs from viruses and the trend micro which overcome and decrease from viruses and how to treat with them, adjust, preparing and operating the programs of Varitas net backup, we contracted to replace and renew (operating servers) in the electronic department because the sets became old and they don’t coping with the modern technology which were supplied in 2007 and now there are new and modern machines for work circles and programs in the systems of bills and clearance, ships movement, loading and unloading, gates, general cargo, storage, warehouses and the people who connected with the port, and now we are executing the (ERP) where we executed 70% from these programs until now, we also modernized in the field of insurance in building, constructions, control cameras where we also developed modernized television control programs by  fixing control cameras in all yards, berths, public and branches roads and also the outer and inner constructions, entrance and exits gates, electronic balances with 110 cameras in ElDekhila port and 210 in Alexandria port with high technical and efficiency technology systems and follow the control work all 24 hours.
The authority activate the issued resolutions through the ministry of finance about executing the electronic paying system in the port and now we are paying all the money they wanted for labors and the people who treat with the authority through an electronic paying system. we also mechanized the financial department and join it with all departments in order to be accurate in details and the work will be speedy.   30-1-2019

Admiral / Medhat Atteia -The chairman of Alexandria port authority said to the means of media 

-We did the resolutions of the ministry of finance about executing the system of electronic pay in the authority.
-We constructed new marine tugs and we are building another 6 marine tugs with cost LE 546 Million.
-Admiral / Medhat Attia – the chairman of A.P.A. declared that we did the resolutions of the ministry of finance about executing the system of electronic pay in the authority. where the authority started to activate the resolutions that issued from the ministry of finance about executing the system of electronic pay in the port, now we are paying all the wanted money for the labours and the people who treated with the A.P.A through the electronic pay system, and the financial department in the authority and it was joined with all other departments in order to have accurate details and quick in work, we put also a comprehensive work plan to collect all the money we wanted from the clients through the continue demand and follow for these debts but about the launches and maritime units Admiral / Attia declared that we constructed two new maritime tugs and they are (Alexandria4)(Alexandria7)and they are a great additional of the maritime navy which was owned by the authority to offer the tug service and ship pilotage and we started the operations stage after equipped them with specialized and trained crew in a high level it is the first time that we nominated 3 crews from Engineers, captains and navigators to reach the number of the crew for every tug to seven persons in every shift, we are constructing another six maritime tugs with cost LE546 million, we will receive three from them in the nearest time and these units are equipped with the most modern world shipping system and they are from the model (tractors) multipurpose and their force tug is between 40 to 60 ton and the force of the machine is 5000kw and their speed is 13.5 knots and they have a system to combat the fire which operates with water and foam and national companies, Admiral / Attia added that the aim of constructing these tugs is offering services and better helping for ships to reduce the time of the ship waiting in the port, raising the ratios of loading and unloading to raise the performance level, the department of maritime and technical services in the port, we are doing maintenance to some exit maritime tugs in the port to support the navy of the port and offering a developed services for the ships.  20-1-2019

Alexandria ports received a group from businessmen association in Alexandria:

Mr./ Reda ElGhandour – the formal spokesman of A.P.A said that a group from businessmen association in Alexandria which is representative by logistic and transport committee they visited today Alexandria port where they met Rear Admiral / Medhat Attya - the Chairman of Alexandria and ElDekheila port this group and he show them the plan of the port and the investment projects in the port, they discussed the availability of the competitive services and enhancing the receiving capacity of Alexandria and ElDekheila port to face the future needs and achieving the active management of the maritime affairs in Alexandria because it is the leader in the middle east zone which contribute to achieve the economic growth generally in Egypt.
This visit is in cooperation from between Alexandria port and maritime society and who are caring about maritime transport to raise this important sector, the members of transport committee in businessmen transport witnessed about the exerted effort in the port, the future and current investment projects.    16-1-2019

Alexandria port is participating in the meetings in the board of directors of Arab maritime ports in Abu Dhabi:

Alexandria port Authority has participated in the meeting No. 54 in the board of directors of Arab maritime ports which was held in Abu Dhabi the capital of United Arab of Emirates, it was represented of Alexandria port in the conference by Admiral maritime Engineer /  Essam Abd ElLatif the vice chairman of Admiral / Medhat Attya – the chairman of A.P.A in this meeting they showed the importance of executing the electronic technology and using the programs and services of smart phones instead of the papers systems in the field of maritime and trade services and the importance of developing and training human to know and practice the experience by labours in Arab maritime ports specially in the field of shipping, pilotage and maritime operations the council also studied how we can support the cooperation among Arab ports, and developing the work fields in them and raising the technical departments and they also discussed how they put a strategy vision to until and facilitate the procedures in Arab ports to facilitate the trade exchange, maritime shipping and transporting goods between the members countries.   12-1-2019

 

Tourism News 

Activating research the touristic maritime project among Greece, Cyprus and Egypt to activate the maritime tourism :

Mr. /Reda ElGhandour the formal speaker of Alexandria port declared that the is receiving today Saturday 7 July 2018 the representative meeting of ministry of transportation, ministry of tourism, the economic zone and the working Egyptian companies in the field of maritime tourism. To activate the touristic maritime join project among Greece, Cyprus and Egypt. The meeting was attended by Admiral Engineer / Mostafa ElDeeb the transport minister counselor of river and maritime transport affairs, Dr. / Emad Hassan the counselor of minister of tourism, Admiral/ Medhat Attia the chairman of Alexandria port Authority, Admiral / Reda Esmael the chairman of maritime transport sector, Captain / Hassan ElShazly the counselor of economic zone and port said ports, adding for all masters / the private sector companies representatives who are working in the field of touristic maritime journeys.

Admiral / Mustafa El Deeb said that the Suez Canal and Alexandria port are very important ports of maritime tourism in Arab republic of Egypt and both of them and the most Egyptian maritime ports are following the ministry of transportation and they are ready to receive the touristic maritime journeys. ElDeeb had assured that it is necessary and important to coordinate with the Egyptian touristic chambers and the other nominated departments to activate the touristic operation and he demanded to form marketing committee which will chosen carefully to activate all suggestions that will cooperate with all nominated departments to activate the maritime line among Cyprus, Greece and Egypt, the committee will have representative from each department to solve any problem which face the maritime tourism movement.
From another side the Admiral /Medhat Attia - the chairman of Alexandria Port Said that the maritime passenger’s station and its berths in the port are ready to receive tourists and touristic ships and he assured that the specialists in the port are overcome any obstacles for touristic movement. And they offer all facilities for tourists and touristic ships that coming to the port when they arrive at once or when they depart.
Adm. / Attia added that the meeting that will host in Alexandria port is aiming to show the situation to have touristic maritime journeys among Greece, Cyprus and Egypt. We will show the procedures about this and also the future. It aims also to show the ability to be receive the touristic maritime journeys and some obstacles, the meeting is aiming also to listen to the point of view for the private sector companies representatives which work in the field of touristic maritime journeys in order to overcome the obstacles, solve the problems and cooperate to activate the behave for all.     7-7-2018
 

Arrival of 360 tourists to Alexandria port on board of the cruise ship "Le Lyrial":

The formal speaker of the port - Reda El ghandour  declared that Alex port  received today Sunday 29 April the cruise ship ("Le Lyrial") with 218 tourists of different nationalities on board in addition of a  crew of 142  persons , El Ghandour added that the ship’s  depth is 6 meters and its width is 20 m and length of 165 m and it  moored on berth 24 in the maritime station, R.adm / Medhat Attia – A.P.A chairman ordered to coordinate with all  departments  to finish all the arrival procedures of the tourists safely and easily.  29-4-2018
 

1271 Tourists arrived at Alexandria Port on the ship "sunviking":

Mr. / Reda Elghandour - the formal speaker of Alex. Port Authority said that Alex. Port received today Saturday 21 April 2018 the ship sunviking with 786 tourists from different nationalities besides the serving crew 485 persons, the ship depth is 8 meters, length 215m. with 28m. It moored on berth no. 24 in the mooring station.


R.Adm. / Khaled Solyman - the vice chairman of the port present the ports shield for the ship captain who is pleased to enter the port for the first time. 
R.Adm. /Khaled Solyman Co. Coordinate with the concerned department to finish the Procedures safety and easily.   21-4-2018

 

 

807 tourists arrived at Alexandria Port on board of cruse ship (Black Watch):

Mr. / Reda El Ghandour – The formal speaker of Alexandria Port that the port had received today Tuesday 10-4-2018 the Bahamas touristic ship (Black Watch) and 473 tourists on board from different nationalities in addition of service crew which consists of 334 persons the draught of the ship is 7 meters, length 205meters, width 25meters, the ship moored on berth No. 24 in the marine station. The Adm. / Medhat Attia the port chairman had issued the instruction to receive the ship and tourists and facilitate procedures The A.P.A. offer the facilities for the terminal. The ship step by step from anchorage to the terminal .the public relations department in the port did its best for the tourists until they depart the port.   10-4-2018