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  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Port of Damietta Authority and China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) for the setup of Damietta Port’s 2nd Container Terminal was signed on October 9, 2016. The new terminal will result in 2.225 meters of new berths, with 17 meters depth and 700.000m² of stacking space. Project implementation period is 24 […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Egypt’s Port of Damietta Authority has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with China Harbor for the development of Damietta Port’s second container terminal. Under the agreement, signed on October 9, the project implementation period would be 24 months. The new terminal is planned to comprise berths totaling 2,225 meters with 17 meters depth and stacking space of 700,000 […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger VOLVOX ASIA, which has recently participated in the digging of the new Suez Canal, has arrived at Damietta Port to initiate the dredging of the access channel. Admiral Ayman Saleh, Chairman of Port of Damietta Authority, confirmed the news saying that this is the port’s first deepening project since its inauguration […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Damietta Port Authority has organized for the first time since its establishment under the auspices of ADM / Sami Suleiman Mahmoud chairmans of port authority a workshop under title (the phenomenon of siltation in Damietta port entrance channel, the problem and solutions) in collaboration with the Faculty of Science, University of Damietta and Sub Engineers […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Dutch dredging vessel Seine arrived at Damietta Port last week to initiate a major deepening operation of the access channel. Damietta Port Authority (DPA) heralded the new year with increasing port’s safe navigation at the access channel to 14 meters instead of the long declared 13,25 meters limit. Practically, Seine’s work is going to […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Transport Minister Ibrahim el-Demiri paid a visit to Damietta Port yesterday. During this visit, he witnessed the signing of an agreement on a dredging program between Damietta Port Authority and el-Temsah Ship Building Company, one of the Suez Canal Authority’s companies. Damietta Port is located 8.5 km west of the Nile River of Damietta branch […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Admiral Abdul Kader Darwish, chairman of Damietta Port Authority, said that the dredger “Werner Mobius” arrived at the Port of Damietta two days ago with the task to remove sediment from the access channel of the port. Chairman said that the main goal of this dredging program is to maintain the depths of the Port […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Committee on Transport and Communications in the Egyptian Shura Council yesterday paid a visit to Damietta Port Authority, during which they were received by Rear Admiral Suleiman Sami Mahmoud Chairman of Damietta Port Authority. According to a statement from Dr. Mohammed Sadiq Chairman of the Committee that the aim of the visit to the […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Egyptian Damietta Port Authority (DPA) has achieved an important milestone within their dredging project, enabling the harbor to handle container vessels with a capacity of up to 14,000 TEUs and draft of 15 meters. Under this capital development program, the port authority increased the depth of the navigational channel to 16 meters and the […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Konecranes has received an order for four Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes from Branch Damietta Container & Cargo Handling Company in Egypt. This Konecranes equipment will include high-performance 16-wheel RTGs with a lifting capacity of 40 tons, a stacking height of 1-over-5, and a stacking width of 7 plus truck lane wide. Admiral Mohamed Saad […]

  • 28 July 2016

    Egypt’s Damietta Port recorded an increase in its total cargo volumes by 22 percent in the first half of 2016, compared with the same period last year.  Volumes of handled cargo reached 16.5 million tons in the first half of the year, compared to 13.5 million tons during the same period in 2015. Furthermore, the port saw […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Egypt Ports & Waterways Summit (9-11 June), hosted by IQPC, brought together industry leaders, government officials and investors to discuss the future of the country’s dredging projects, ports and waterways. IQPC is also organizing the Coastal and Canal Zone Development Conference taking place in Cairo from 17-19 November. The focus of this event will be […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Trailing suction hopper dredger named Werner Mobius arrived at the Port of Damietta, Egypt on Tuesday, May 6th to start the process of dredging and removing sediment in the access channel of the port, Adm. Abdul Kader Darwish, Chairman of Damietta Port Authority said. Chairman Abdul Kader added that the process of dredging carried out […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Egypt’s Damietta Port has achieved an increase of up to 41% in the number of container ships received during the month of June this year compared to last year’s figures for the same month. The monthly statement issued by the Central Administration of the Traffic indicated that the Damietta Port received 230 ships during the […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Decision makers and senior leaders are set to gather for the Egypt Ports & Waterways Summit, scheduled from 9-11 June in Cairo, to discuss Egypt’s maritime transport sector. Under the official patronage of His Excellency Hany Dahy, the Minister of Transport, and supported by the Suez Canal Authority, Alexandria Port Authority, Damietta Port Authority, River […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Captain Tarek Shahin, the Egyptian Damietta Port Authority (DPA) chairman, hosted a meeting today with a delegation from the Dutch marine services provider Van Oord, Wadi El Nile For Contracting & Real Estate Investments and The Egyptian Ports Development Group (EPDG). During the meeting, the parties discussed how far these three companies can work on […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Egyptian Minister of Transport, Engineer Kamel Al-Wazir, announced the completion of a new multi-purpose terminal in Damietta Port today. The multi-purpose terminal, established under the supervision of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority (AFEA), includes  a 630m long, 17m deep berth and is equipped with a backyard area of 50,000m² with anticipated capacity of about […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Adm. Ayman Saleh, Chairman of Damietta Port Authority (DPA), received yesterday Dr. Abdelazeem Mohamed, Chairman of River Transport Authority, Egypt (RTA), together with a delegation from Deltares Institute, The Netherlands. The meeting was aimed to discuss possible ways of cooperation between the two sides. Adm. Saleh made a presentation about Damietta Port (DP), exploring available […]

  • 4 November 2019

    An Italian delegation has visited the Damietta Port Authority in Egypt to discuss the possibility of cooperation in the field of supplying ships with LNG and necessary infrastructure.

  • 9 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 3-9, 2019).   Maritime Constructions Opts for Damen CSD 500 Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 500 and a Multi Cat 1506 to Maritime Constructions of Port Adelaide, Australia.   Damietta Port Ready for Giants […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Final preparations are underway for the Egypt Ports & Waterways Summit that will be held from 9-11 June in Cairo.  Many advancements are planned for Egypt’s maritime sector, with expansions to the capacity of the Suez Canal soon to be ready, together with expansions to all of the country’s major ports, Egypt is steadily moving towards its goal […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Around USD 81.3 million was invested in the new multipurpose terminal.