Damietta Port Authority Chairman in a tour of Uzbekistan’s factories

On the fringe of the high level conference «Central Asia in the system of international transport corridors: strategic perspectives and unrealized opportunities», held  in Tashkent, capital of the State of Uzbekistan, on September 20-21,2018, Rear Admiral Ayman Saleh, DPA Chairman…

Damietta Port Authority Shows Up in Uzbekistan Conference

Rear Admiral / Ayman Saleh Ibrahim, Chairman of the Damietta Port Authority (DPA), took part in the International Conference «Central Asia in the system of international transport corridors: strategic perspectives and unrealized opportunities», held  in Tashkent, capital of the State…

World Maritime Day theme 2019: “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community”

​IMO has supported the creation seven regional associations for women in the maritime sector across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, the Middle East and the Pacific Islands. The selection of the theme, "Empowering Women in the Maritime Community" will…

Radiation Detection Device for Outgoing Containers in use in Damietta Port

Port of Damietta is operating  a P60 device for the detection of outgoing containers. Rear Admiral / Ayman Saleh, Damietta Port Authority (DPA) Chairman said that DPA  has both  overcome all obstacles and facilitated the operation of the device. DPA…

In 2017, 135 ports handled more than 1m teu with these ports handling 84% of the estimated teu volume worldwide.

According to the ‘DynaLiners Special The Millionaires’ 2018 report of ports worldwide handling more than 1m teu, 110 saw growth, of which there were nine with over 25% growth. The nine ports with growth of more than 25% were Barcelona…

First General Assembly of the MEDPorts Association

The port of Marseille Fos hosted on 27th June 2018 the first General Assembly of the MEDPorts association which now groups around twenty port authorities around the Mediterranean. The aim of MEDPorts is to create an area of ​​enhanced operational cooperation…

Investment- Oriented Package of Decisions

Damietta Port Authority (DPA) is studying a new package of decisions to buttress investment and attract further port users. Recently, DPA Board agreed to exempt rail-transported cargo from the handling charge of L.E.1/ton, a decision made by the board in…

German firm eyes 5 projects in Egypt’s oil sector

ThyssenKrupp is keen to provide Egypt with its expertise in the development of production units in the fertilisers industry in order to boost its efficiency and production. A  refinery is pictured at branch of petroleum company Petrojet in the Mediterranean…

 


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September 21st, 2018
Damietta Port Authority Chairman in a tour of Uzbekistan’s factories
On the fringe of the high level conference «Central Asia in the system of international transport corridors: strategic perspectives and unrealized opportunities», held  in Tashkent, capital of the State of Uzbekistan, on September 20-21,2018, Rear Admiral Ayman Saleh, DPA Chairman visited the Heavy Transport and Bus Factory in Samarkand , Within a delegation of heads of delegations participating in the conference. participants had a look on  the sections of the factory and manufactures. they were very impressed by  capabilities of the railway facility for carrying different cargo types and its role in the completion of the supply chain for the transport of goods in Uzbekistan. More....
September 20th, 2018
Damietta Port Authority Shows Up in Uzbekistan Conference
Rear Admiral / Ayman Saleh Ibrahim, Chairman of the Damietta Port Authority (DPA), took part in the International Conference «Central Asia in the system of international transport corridors: strategic perspectives and unrealized opportunities», held  in Tashkent, capital of the State of Uzbekistan, on September 20-21,2018. The conference discussed the development of the transit transport capabilities of the Central Asian Republics and the formation of a common integrated transport hub to serve as a key transit connection between the countries of South and South-East Asia, Europe, Near and Middle East. The conference also talked about the international logistic centers located on the main transport routes and studied the development of different methods of efficient use of ports Logistics in the region.… More....
September 7th, 2018
World Maritime Day theme 2019: “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community”
​IMO has supported the creation seven regional associations for women in the maritime sector across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, the Middle East and the Pacific Islands. The selection of the theme, "Empowering Women in the Maritime Community" will ensure a renewed focus on the IMO women in maritime programme, and on achieving the goals of SDG 5, throughout 2019. "Empowering Women in the Maritime Community" has been selected as the World Maritime Day theme for 2019. This will provide an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of gender equality, in line with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and to highlight the important contribution of women all over the world to the maritime sector. The Council of… More....
September 1st, 2018
Radiation Detection Device for Outgoing Containers in use in Damietta Port
Port of Damietta is operating  a P60 device for the detection of outgoing containers. Rear Admiral / Ayman Saleh, Damietta Port Authority (DPA) Chairman said that DPA  has both  overcome all obstacles and facilitated the operation of the device. DPA decided to run the radiation detector for the exported containers alternately with the environmental monitoring device located on the container gate for a period of one month, which is needed  for the construction of a wall to set apart the two devices, then both devices can be  operated simultaneously. Also DPA has reached a contract to build the concrete wall .Construction started  and  necessary maintenance of the metal  gates of the device after electrification  begun. Currently, test operation has shown… More....
July 31st, 2018
In 2017, 135 ports handled more than 1m teu with these ports handling 84% of the estimated teu volume worldwide.
According to the ‘DynaLiners Special The Millionaires’ 2018 report of ports worldwide handling more than 1m teu, 110 saw growth, of which there were nine with over 25% growth. The nine ports with growth of more than 25% were Barcelona (34%), Beibu Gulf (27%), Caucedo (35%), Damietta (40%), Jinzhou (48%), Las Palmas de Grand Canaria (28%), Southampton (31%), Tangshan (31%) and Zhuhai (38%). 22 ports saw negative growth, of which Khor Fakkan recorded the largest decline at -45%. Over 10m teu 14 ports recorded over 10m teu. These were Antwerp, Busan, Dubai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Kaohsiung, Ningbo, Port Kelang, Qingdao, Rotterdam, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Singapore, Tianjin and Xiamen. New entrants to the report were Caucedeo, Damietta, Jacksonville, Jinzhou, Las Palmas de… More....
July 4th, 2018
First General Assembly of the MEDPorts Association
The port of Marseille Fos hosted on 27th June 2018 the first General Assembly of the MEDPorts association which now groups around twenty port authorities around the Mediterranean. The aim of MEDPorts is to create an area of ​​enhanced operational cooperation in the Mediterranean, within a sustainable structure, and to share collective experience to give Mediterranean ports increased visibility on the world maritime transport scene. Twenty port authorities were present at this event, which brought together ports from 10 countries on both sides of the Mediterranean. The 20 founding members are: Algeciras, Arzew (Algeria), Barcelona, ​​Bastia, Bejaia (Algeria), Beirut, Civitavecchia, Damietta, Luka Koper, Malta Freeport, Marseille Fos, the Office of the Merchant Navy and Ports (bringing together Tunisian ports), Puertos del Estado,… More....
June 29th, 2018
Investment- Oriented Package of Decisions
Damietta Port Authority (DPA) is studying a new package of decisions to buttress investment and attract further port users. Recently, DPA Board agreed to exempt rail-transported cargo from the handling charge of L.E.1/ton, a decision made by the board in 1997. DPA chairman Admiral Ayman Saleh pointed out the exemption decision aims to foster multi-modal transport in port of Damietta with special focus on rail transport as it is very competitive compared to other modes of transport , actively helps lessen the burdens on road transport, and reduce road accidents .   Saleh said a further set of encouraging decisions are under study eying a niche for Port of Damietta in world competition  market under Win Win Rule. Source: DPA Staff More....
June 13th, 2018
German firm eyes 5 projects in Egypt’s oil sector
ThyssenKrupp is keen to provide Egypt with its expertise in the development of production units in the fertilisers industry in order to boost its efficiency and production. A  refinery is pictured at branch of petroleum company Petrojet in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria Cairo –  Egyptian petroleum minister Tarek El-Molla has met with the chairman of the German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce (GACIC) Ulrich Hermann and representatives of German multinational conglomerate ThyssenKrupp. ThyssenKrupp is willing to collaborate with the Egyptian companies operating in the field of petrochemicals such as Engineering for the Petroleum & Process Industries (Enppi), Petrojet, and Egyptian Maintenance Co (EMC), according to a statement by the petroleum ministry. The German company aims to coordinate with the… More....
June 12th, 2018
Developing Aspects of Cooperation between Ports of Damietta and of Antwerp
In token of global interest in the promising investment opportunities in Damietta Port, especially after the recent discoveries of oil offshore the Mediterranean Sea. Adm. Ayman Saleh, Chairman of Damietta Port Authority (DPA), received a high-level delegation from the Belgian port of Antwerp. The two sides discussed the joint cooperation and investment opportunities available at Damietta Port (DP) after a sightseeing tour inside the port. The Belgian side praised the competitive advantages and capable infrastructure of DP, especially with the presence of (SEGAS) as a leading global LNG plant, add to this, DP's close location to the new gas exploration areas in the Mediterranean Sea. The delegation expressed admiration of DPA's leading experience in applying (OPS) system to supply ships… More....
June 7th, 2018
Ministry of Transport – Damietta Port Authority – Declaration No. (13) for 2017/2018
Local and foreign companies are invited to participate in the following Public Auction launched by Damietta Port Authority (DPA):   General Conditions:.  The booklet of conditions and specifications can be obtained from the General Department of Contracts and Procurements at Damietta Port Authority. The booklet can also be requested in cash via Express Mail.  Bids shall be submitted in the Tender and Auction Hall in front of the main gate of Damietta port at 12:00 PM on the day specified for the auction. The provisions of Damietta Port Authority’s contracts and procurements are applicable to this auction. Provisions of the Tenders and Auctions Law No. (89) for the year 1998 ,its executive regulations and relevant amendments shall otherwise apply in… More....


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