Damietta Port Authority and Port Training Institute signed an institutional agreement with Damietta Port Community for cooperation under the YEP MED Project, co-financed by the European Neighborhood Instrument (ENI) of the European Union

On Monday, July 12, 2021, Damietta Port Authority and Port Training Institute have signed an institutional agreement with Damietta Port Community for cooperation under the YEP MED Project, co-financed by the European Neighborhood Instrument (ENI) of the European Union. The MoU has been signed by Rear Admiral/ Waleed Mostafa Awad – DPA Chairman with a number of 12 partners, from all port-related sectors; Terminal Operation, Stevedoring & Warehousing, Inland Transportation, Shipping Agency, Customs Clearance in addition to academic education and dual training. Local Partners are Horus University, Damietta Commercial Chamber, Damietta Company for Handling Containers, Cairo 3A, Sesco Trans, Marine Logistic, Sea Service, Sanabel, Sky Logistics, Kadmar, Al-Dawodi Office for Customs Clearance and Mubarak Cool for Dual Education.
Rear Admiral/ Waleed Awad stated that the YEP MED project aims at building the capacities and developing the skills for a number of 582 trainees from Egyptian young men and women, graduates and undergraduates, to improve their opportunity for finding jobs in Port sector, and he added that the signing of the MoU came as a result of continuous support of H.E the Minister of transport for DPA to participate in this Project which is implemented on a Mediterranean level for a period of 3 years.