DPA Deputy Chairman visits Germany

Master Tarek Shaheen ,Deputy  Chairman of Damietta Port Authority (DPA) visited the headquarters of the German Voith company, one of The largest companies specialized in manufacturing tugboats propellers to discuss joint cooperation between DPA and the company.

DPA Deputy Chairman also visited the Hamburg-based  shipping line Hapag Lloyd which commended the port authority on starting the deepening of the container terminal berths .

Shaheen has briefed Hapag on the latest support provided by DPA to the container terminal during the deepening process, which will significantly  qualify the port to receive giant container vessels. Hapag Lloyd officials expressed their confidence in the Port Authority’s keenness to provide all kinds of support and facilities to the terminal .

The tour ended with  a visit to the Institute of Naval Studies (Nautitec) and the Port of Hamburg , which is the largest German port, the second in Europe and one of the nine major global container ports, operating  latest container and cargo handling equipment to probe how far such technologies can be copied in Damietta Port.