Alexandria Port Authority witnesses a significant increase in ship traffic by 26% during April 2024

The movement of cargoes handling at the General Authority of Alexandria Port witnessed a significant increase during the month of April 2024 compared to the month of April 2023, as liquid bulk cargoes topped the forefront of goods that witnessed a huge increase during the month of April by 68.9%, as approximately 661 thousand tons were handled during the aforementioned month, while Approximately 391 thousand tons were handled during the same month in 2023. The movement of containerized cargoes also witnessed an increase of 26.4% during April 2024 compared to April 2023, as approximately 2 million tons were traded during the month, while 1.6 million tons were handled during the month April of the previous year, the percentage of increase in the number of containers handled reached 41.8%, and dry bulk cargo came in third place in terms of the percentage of increase, as they witnessed a significant increase in trading volume during the month of April 2024 compared to the month of April 2023, by approximately 14.1%, as 2.4 million were handled. Nearly tons during this month, while 2.1 million tons were handled during the same month in 2023. These increases in the handling movement of various types of cargoes resulted in an increase in the total handling volume during the month of April 2024 to 5.9 million tons , an increase of 21.5% compared to the month of April 2023. In a related context, ship traffic also witnessed a noticeable increase during the month of April 2024 compared to the month of April 2023, as liquid bulk ships topped the highest type of ships by 40%, with a total number of 49 ships, followed by ferries in the percentage of increase over the same month of the previous year by approximately 36.4%. . The percentage of increase in the number of container ships during the month of April 2024 compared to the month of April 2023 was about 29.1%, followed by general cargo ships with an increase of 9.2%. In general, the percentage of increase in the total ship traffic in the port reached 26.2% during the month of April 2024 compared to the month of April 2023, by 434. boat. These increases in handling rates and navigation traffic come in light of the instructions and directives of Rear Admiral/ Nihad Shaheen, Chairman of the Board of Directors, to achieve professionalism in performing work and providing all means of technical and operational support during towing and guidance operations by guides, pilotage crews and marine units, as well as follow-up and monitoring through technical systems . Advanced pilotage tower, and the authority’s employees follow advanced technological methods to speed up procedures related to ship docking and departure, raise standard rates for loading and unloading operations, and continuously strive to reduce congestion in the port.

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