Historical Brief

Damietta port is one of the oldest ports in Egypt. It dates back to the Pharaonic era. The French campaign found pharaonic remains in damietta which were transported to the ( louver ) museum.

The construction of new damietta port began in may 1982. on 28th October, 1982, the first vessel arrived at damietta port carrying 3400 tons of sheet piles from Saint Luis in France.