A Joint protocol of cooperation between DPA and Methanex Egypt for methanol production

Damietta Port Authority “DPA” signed a Joint cooperation protocol with Methanex Egypt for methanol production, with the aim of Setting regulations for provision of the services delivered by DPA to vessels entering the port to ship methanol from Methanex in…

Transport Minister witnesses signing MoU on localizing sustainable technology

Transport Minister Kamel El Wazir witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Damietta Port Authority, the Consulting Engineering Bureau (CEB) and the Scottish University of Strathclyde on the localization of sustainable technology. The agreement was inked in…

DPA Impressive Presence at WMD Parallel Event, South Africa

Damietta Port Authority (DPA) participated in commemorating the World Maritime Day Parallel Event 2022 (WMDPE), hosted by the Government of South Africa in the City of Durban, (12 to 14 October 2022), at the invitation of IMO Secretary-General and the…

Singapore eyes collaboration with Damietta Port in sea transport

Damietta Port Authority (DPA) received Dominic Goh, the ambassador of Singapore to Egypt and his accompanying high-level delegation. Rear Admiral / Tarek Adly, DPA deputy Chairman for Operation welcomed the ambassador and conveyed greetings of DPA Chairman who is outside…

DPA ‘s symposium:” Improving the Competitiveness of Egyptian Seaports”

 Damietta Port Authority (DPA) held a symposium entitled “Improving the competitiveness of Egyptian seaports”, jointly with the Institute of Maritime Postgraduate Studies. Rear Admiral/ Ahmed Abdel Muti Hawash, DPA Chairman headed the symposium which witnessed the presence of Rear Admiral…

Damietta port unveils noticeable AI and cyber security talents at Arab-Chinese Forum

Damietta Port Authority (DPA) participated in the Arab-Chinese Forum on recent trends of artificial intelligence applications in transportation, logistics and cybersecurity. The forum was held at the Smart Village of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT),…

Damietta Alliance – DPA talks on Container Terminal construction progress

As part of the ongoing follow-up of major projects under development to convert Port of Damietta into a regional transit hub for containers in the Mideast, Rear Admiral / Ahmed Abdel Moati Hawash, DPA Chairman, received a delegation of the…

DPA – Hapag-Lloyd talks to foster Cooperation

Rear Admiral / Ahmed Abdel-Moety Hawash, DPA Chairman, chaired a meeting for representatives of the global shipping line, Hapag Lloyd and Damietta Container & Cargo Handling Co. (DCHC), to explore avenues of collaboration, discuss mechanisms to develop work, and facilitate…

 


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November 22nd, 2022
A Joint protocol of cooperation between DPA and Methanex Egypt for methanol production
Damietta Port Authority “DPA” signed a Joint cooperation protocol with Methanex Egypt for methanol production, with the aim of Setting regulations for provision of the services delivered by DPA to vessels entering the port to ship methanol from Methanex in Damietta Port, includes towing and escorting services during loading/ unloading, arriving and departure. The protocol was signed by Rear Admiral / Ahmed Abdel Moati Hawash, DPA Chairman, and Eng. / Mohamed Wageh Shendi, Chairman of Methanex Corporation, in the presence of Rear Admiral / Tariq Adly, DPA Deputy Chairman for operation and the leaders of the two sides. DPA Chairman stressed that the port spares no effort in providing all facilities to all operating agencies and companies in accordance with… More....
November 18th, 2022
Transport Minister witnesses signing MoU on localizing sustainable technology
Transport Minister Kamel El Wazir witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Damietta Port Authority, the Consulting Engineering Bureau (CEB) and the Scottish University of Strathclyde on the localization of sustainable technology. The agreement was inked in a session titled "Towards sustainable, climate-neutral and emission-free transport" that was held within the activities of the Solutions Day at the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference, COP27, in Sharm El Sheikh, according to a statement released by the Transport Ministry on Friday 18/11/2022. The MoU is meant to enhance cooperation between the Damietta Port Authority and Strathclyde University on the exchange of information and scientific and technical expertise and the organization of seminars, workshops, and conferences, as well as holding… More....
October 14th, 2022
DPA Impressive Presence at WMD Parallel Event, South Africa
Damietta Port Authority (DPA) participated in commemorating the World Maritime Day Parallel Event 2022 (WMDPE), hosted by the Government of South Africa in the City of Durban, (12 to 14 October 2022), at the invitation of IMO Secretary-General and the Ministry of Transport in South Africa. Rear Admiral Ahmed Abdel Muti Hawash, DPA Chairman represented the Egyptian Ministry of Transport and DPA in the ceremonial activities. The parallel event witnessed significant participation of DPA Chairman. On the first day, Hawash joined a discussion on new technology for green transition of the maritime sector, and how to intensify cooperation between countries to apply this technology to develop the maritime transport industry. The activities of the 2nd day also included a discussion… More....
October 13th, 2022
Singapore eyes collaboration with Damietta Port in sea transport
Damietta Port Authority (DPA) received Dominic Goh, the ambassador of Singapore to Egypt and his accompanying high-level delegation. Rear Admiral / Tarek Adly, DPA deputy Chairman for Operation welcomed the ambassador and conveyed greetings of DPA Chairman who is outside the country to participate in the World Maritime Day Parallel Event (WMDPE), held in Durban, South Africa, at the invitation of the IMO Secretary-General. Brig. Engineer Ahmed Othman, Deputy Chairman for Planning and Investment and a number of DPA leaders attended the meeting which began with a presentation on Damietta Port, its various terminals, the competitive advantages it enjoys, and the national projects underway, which include the new container terminal, (Tahya Misr 1), and the eastern & western breakwaters. The… More....
October 4th, 2022
DPA ‘s symposium:” Improving the Competitiveness of Egyptian Seaports”
 Damietta Port Authority (DPA) held a symposium entitled “Improving the competitiveness of Egyptian seaports”, jointly with the Institute of Maritime Postgraduate Studies. Rear Admiral/ Ahmed Abdel Muti Hawash, DPA Chairman headed the symposium which witnessed the presence of Rear Admiral Tarek Adly, DPA deputy Chairman for Operation, Brig. Engineer / Ahmed Othman, DPA deputy Chairman for Planning and Investment, Prof. Dr. Sameh Farahat, Assistant Dean of the Maritime Graduate Studies Institute for Education Affairs and key cadres at the Institute.  Representatives of shipping agencies, companies, the shipping community and public figures were also attending. The Symposium addressed issues of a presentation on Damietta port terminals, ongoing and future projects, and promising investment opportunities. Prof.Dr. Khaled Salem head of marketing unit… More....
September 22nd, 2022
Damietta port unveils noticeable AI and cyber security talents at Arab-Chinese Forum
Damietta Port Authority (DPA) participated in the Arab-Chinese Forum on recent trends of artificial intelligence applications in transportation, logistics and cybersecurity. The forum was held at the Smart Village of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT), in coordination with the Beijing Academy of Artificial Intelligence, under the auspices of the Minister of Transport, Lieutenant-General Eng. Kamel Al-Wazir, who heads the Executive Office of the Council of Arab Transport Ministers.  DPA was represented by Rear Admiral / Ahmed Abdel Moati Hawash, DPA Chairman. The forum began with a number of opening speeches by key attendees and participants. Rear Admiral / Reda Ismail, Head of Maritime transport Sector delivered a speech on behalf of Minister of Transport. During… More....
September 6th, 2022
Damietta Alliance – DPA talks on Container Terminal construction progress
As part of the ongoing follow-up of major projects under development to convert Port of Damietta into a regional transit hub for containers in the Mideast, Rear Admiral / Ahmed Abdel Moati Hawash, DPA Chairman, received a delegation of the European Alliance (Eurogate, Contship and Hapag Lloyd) that won the contract to establish and develop the superstructure, use, manage, operate, maintain and re-deliver the second container terminal (Tahya Misr 1) in Damietta port. This visit aims to follow up the implementation phases of the project, and review final procedures necessary to complete before initiating project’s superstructure works. The meeting was attended by Mrs. Hoda Attia, Assistant Minister of Transport for Maritime Transport Affairs, Rear Admiral, Tarek Adly, DPA Deputy Chairman… More....
July 27th, 2022
DPA – Hapag-Lloyd talks to foster Cooperation
Rear Admiral / Ahmed Abdel-Moety Hawash, DPA Chairman, chaired a meeting for representatives of the global shipping line, Hapag Lloyd and Damietta Container & Cargo Handling Co. (DCHC), to explore avenues of collaboration, discuss mechanisms to develop work, and facilitate port traffic and handling procedures within the JIT system designed for Hapag Lloyd's vessels calling on Damietta Port. There were also talks on coordination with all competent authorities concerned to make the most of the various automated systems that DPA provides to its customers, considering that Hapag Lloyd is one of the largest shipping lines dealing with the Port of Damietta. The meeting was attended by R. Admiral / Tariq Adly, DPA deputy chairman for Operation, DPA key officials and… More....
July 22nd, 2022
Damietta Containers Procures three gantry cranes
ZPMC delivers 3 STS cranes to Damietta Port The Hong Kong flagged vessel; ZHEN HUA 15 has arrived at Port of Damietta carrying three gantry STS quay cranes totaling 4092 tons. Zhen Hua 15 is 233 m long, 32 meters wide and has a draft of 9.5 meters. The newly arrived cranes are built by the global Chinese Company ZPMC and are capable for handling containers up to 90 tons. Each of the procured gantries is 51 meters high; 27 meters wide and has a spreader outreach of 71 meters. Rear Admiral / Ahmed Abdel-Moaty Hawash, DPA Chairman, explained that these cranes' entry into service is a powerful addition to DCHC that enhances the port’s ability to deal with the… More....
June 28th, 2022
Lloyd’s Register reviews DPA quality certificates
Lloyds Register (LR), one of the largest global quality granting and supervisory bodies, has carried out its periodic Quality auditing in Damietta Port Authority (DPA) to ascertain the conformity of DPA with its certificates of quality, environment, safety and occupational health (ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018). Over several days, LR representatives, in coordination with R. Admiral / Tariq Adly, DPA deputy chairman for Operation and DPA competent departments, measured all port activities and tested the efficiency of departments in dealing with various situations to ensure compliance with the three quality systems in action and maintain clean and secure environment so as to achieve customer satisfaction and trust. LR delegate expressed gratitude for DPA cooperation in executing the auditing… More....


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