Damietta Port Authority (DPA) is proud to announce the release of its new publication “Maritime Technology Update”.

Technology's role in the shipping industry is considerably expanding. To keep in touch with evolving technologies and novel ideas is a challenge the global maritime industry is facing every day. Based on the belief that Technology means money, DPA decided…

Damietta Port confirms Readiness to Receiving giant container ships

Due to its position as a preferred destination for giant container ships of the world's major shipping lines, DPA received the container ship (MILANO BRIDGE) hoisting a Panamanian flag and belongs to the shipping line (ONE) coming from the Saudi port…

Damietta Port Authority (DPA) is proud to announce the release of its new publication “Maritime Tempo Journal”

As part of the global maritime community, DPA is committed to feed domestic, regional as well as international maritime community members with latest developments in port and shipping industry. The New publication features a set of comprehensive and cohesive news…

South Korean liner shipping company HMM at Damietta Port

In culmination of the negotiations that took place between Kamel Al Wazir, Minister of Transport and the leaders of the South Korean liner shipping company HMM – formerly known as Hyundai Merchant Marine, on the sidelines of the fringes of…

Ports of Egypt and Coronavirus Testing Water of the Pandemic Semi Annual Report

Damietta Port Authority, (DPA) has established the tradition of keeping all Port community members abreast of everything new in the shipping industry arena.  We strongly believe that well-informed industry insiders together with informed maritime partners mean much to the welfare…

Port of Novorossiysk Thanks Damietta Port for Cooperation

Damietta Port Authority has received  a letter from Port of Novorossiysk expressing gratitude for DPA cooperation  with Port State Control Services of Novorossiysk  Maritime Authority  in reviewing explanatory documents provided by master of the ship Sukran C and looking for…

DPA’s Key Recommendations during” Beyond COVID-19 Plague” webinar Series

This week, Damietta Port Authority (DPA) hasparticipated in the second COVID-19 webinar series organized by the Port Training Institute (PTI) of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) under the theme (Management and Marketing of Port &…

Damietta Port Authority Joins Online Workshops on Shipping Industry after Covid 19

In an unprecedented move, Damietta Port Authority has joined the first of a series of online debates on maritime and shipping industry future after Covid 19 plague. Rear Admiral Waled Awad DPA chairman and a number of DPA key officials…

 


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October 11th, 2020
Damietta Port Authority (DPA) is proud to announce the release of its new publication “Maritime Technology Update”.
Technology's role in the shipping industry is considerably expanding. To keep in touch with evolving technologies and novel ideas is a challenge the global maritime industry is facing every day. Based on the belief that Technology means money, DPA decided to bring to the global readership this new publication so that those interested in the shipping industry can find an easy-to-reach and informative reference on technology updates. Click Here to view The New publication More....
October 4th, 2020
Damietta Port confirms Readiness to Receiving giant container ships
Due to its position as a preferred destination for giant container ships of the world's major shipping lines, DPA received the container ship (MILANO BRIDGE) hoisting a Panamanian flag and belongs to the shipping line (ONE) coming from the Saudi port of Jeddah .Milano Bridge's total length is 366 m, width 51.20 m ,a depth of 14.20 m, overall tonnage is about 150706 tons and maximum tonnage is about 14 thousand TEUs. The port also received the container ship (NEW YORK EXPRESS which hoists  the German flag and belongs to the German (Hapag-Lloyd) line coming from the Italian port of Genoa. The vessel is 366 m long, and 48 m wide and has the draft of 13.75 m. Its total tonnage… More....
October 4th, 2020
Damietta Port Authority (DPA) is proud to announce the release of its new publication “Maritime Tempo Journal”
As part of the global maritime community, DPA is committed to feed domestic, regional as well as international maritime community members with latest developments in port and shipping industry. The New publication features a set of comprehensive and cohesive news and articles carefully tuned to address versatile port-users and service providers everywhere. Click Here to view The New publication More....
September 24th, 2020
South Korean liner shipping company HMM at Damietta Port
In culmination of the negotiations that took place between Kamel Al Wazir, Minister of Transport and the leaders of the South Korean liner shipping company HMM – formerly known as Hyundai Merchant Marine, on the sidelines of the fringes of the International Maritime Organization elections in London marking the entry of HMM ships to Egyptian ports for the first time. Rear Admiral /Walid Awad, Chairman of the Damietta Port Authority, stated that the port received HMM's HYUNDAI NEW YORK Containership on its first voyage to the Egyptian ports coming from the Italian port of Genoa. The vessel is 293 meters in length, 40 meters in width and with a draft of 12.5 meters. Its total tonnage is about 71 786… More....
June 29th, 2020
Ports of Egypt and Coronavirus Testing Water of the Pandemic Semi Annual Report
Damietta Port Authority, (DPA) has established the tradition of keeping all Port community members abreast of everything new in the shipping industry arena.  We strongly believe that well-informed industry insiders together with informed maritime partners mean much to the welfare of the Port community members in general.  That's why We are introducing to our readership this New Report which deals with Ports of Egypt's Performance when Covid-19 has knocked the doors.  This Semi-Annual Report handles the situation from several perspectives : 1) How Ports of Egypt faced the virus. 2) How experts view the situation and its impact on Egyptian ports. 3) How domestic and global institutions grade economic Performance in Egypt today. 4) Some statistics showing Egyptian Ports Performance… More....
June 29th, 2020
Port of Novorossiysk Thanks Damietta Port for Cooperation
Damietta Port Authority has received  a letter from Port of Novorossiysk expressing gratitude for DPA cooperation  with Port State Control Services of Novorossiysk  Maritime Authority  in reviewing explanatory documents provided by master of the ship Sukran C and looking for continued cooperation between both sides.   More....
June 3rd, 2020
DPA’s Key Recommendations during” Beyond COVID-19 Plague” webinar Series
This week, Damietta Port Authority (DPA) hasparticipated in the second COVID-19 webinar series organized by the Port Training Institute (PTI) of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) under the theme (Management and Marketing of Port & Shipping Services post the pandemic) Speakers, experts and specialists from China and Egypt participated in the debate. In his working paper entitled (Damietta Port - post Covid -19) broad casted Online via the ZOOM program, DPA Chairman Admiral / Walid Awad, gave a presentation on the measures taken by DPA to cushion against the Corona Virus entry to the port and protective steps to tackle the disease in terms of medical inspection of all vessel crews, sterilizations of port facilities… More....
May 14th, 2020
Damietta Port Authority Joins Online Workshops on Shipping Industry after Covid 19
In an unprecedented move, Damietta Port Authority has joined the first of a series of online debates on maritime and shipping industry future after Covid 19 plague. Rear Admiral Waled Awad DPA chairman and a number of DPA key officials exchanged  their opinions and views with experts from China,Italy and France on how the global maritime future would react to Covid 19 impacts. The novel online Zoom based technique is  tailored by Maritime Training Institute (MTI) of Egypt's Maritime Sector. More online debates are expected  to cope with the  global trend of conducting businesses online amid fears of Covid 19 plague . More....
April 12th, 2020
Damietta Chamber of Shipping expresses gratitude to DPA
Damietta Port Authority has received a letter of appreciation from Damietta Chamber of Shipping showing profound gratitude for the authority's strenuous efforts to preserve port community and regulate work procedures to the optimal standards during Covid 19 crisis. Port authority has taken precautionary measures to protect port community and port users against any possible impacts of the virus. More....
April 7th, 2020
Arab Shipping thanks DPA
The Arab Shipping Trading Group has sent a letter of appreciation to Damietta Port Authority highlighting the efforts made to keep work inside the port proceed smoothly at the time of the global plague of Covid 19. The group has also stressed the port's high sense of committing to world hygienic instructions during the crisis. More....


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Egypt to launch the largest logistics project in Middle East : Transport Minister Kamel al-Wazir witnessed the signing…


Canal Sugar to build grains terminal in Egypt’s Damietta : Canal Sugar, owned by Dubai-based Al Khaleej…


ExxonMobil considers Egypt’s Damietta port for logistics centre : Damietta Port Authority (DPA) Chairman Tariq Shaheen…


Damietta port attends East Mediterranean Maritime Conference (EMMC 2019) : Beirut, Lebanon (PortSEurope) July 3, 2019 –…


Damietta port attends MEDports Forum in Marseille : Marseille, France (PortSEurope) July 3, 2019 –…