PROJECS International offers its services to Damietta Port

DPA Chairman, received representatives of PROJECS Co., one of the leading project management solution providers in USA. Projecs offers services for developing Damietta Port Information systems  and infrastructure project management such as ERB and laser-based survey. A detailed presentation of…

Zero Waiting .. Outstanding Achievement In Damietta Port

Damietta Port Authority (DPA) announced that the number of vessels in port's external waiting area is ( zero ship). DPA Chairman, Capt. Tarek Shahin, said that the port has managed to reduce the number of  waiting vessels in the external…

EDT Offshore Probes Investment in Damietta Port

DPA Chairman received EDT Offshore delegation to discuss cooperation between the two sides and explore potential investments. EDT based in Limassol, Cyprus is a global specialist in providing logistic support to oil and natural gas exploration projects. Considering  the port's…

EUROGATE and Hapag-Lloyd in Damietta Port

Capt. Tarek Shahin, DPA Chairman, , received a delegation including representatives of EUROGATE, one of the largest container terminal operators in the world and Hapag- Lloyd, one of the most important shipping lines and a member of( the Alliance), Which…

Toyota Tsusho in Damietta to probe Potential investments

Tarek Shaheen, DPA Chairman, received a delegation from the Japanese Toyota Tsusho Group in their visit to Damietta Port to discuss available investment opportunities and study the possibility to participate in some future projects expected to be held at the…

Port of Damietta participates in the first meeting of the Committee of Relations of the Mediterranean Ports Association in Spain

As the only Egyptian port that participated in the establishment of the Mediterranean Ports Association, Damietta Port Authority participated in the first meeting of the Committee on Relations with International Organizations at the Mediterranean Ports Association, which was held in…

Damietta Port Authority provided New facilities to support the container terminal development

In the framework of  supporting the container terminal during its work related to the strengthening and deepening of its warehouses, DPA granted Petro jet , executing these works, facilities including  a gate for the entry and exit of its trucks…

Damietta Port receives two of the latest container cranes in the world

Damietta port received today the vessel Calypso, carrying  two German Liebherr type  mobile cranes. The newly arrived cranes will operate  on berths 5 and 6 by the container terminal during the rehabilitation of main terminal berths currently in process .…

 


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February 3rd, 2019
PROJECS International offers its services to Damietta Port
DPA Chairman, received representatives of PROJECS Co., one of the leading project management solution providers in USA. Projecs offers services for developing Damietta Port Information systems  and infrastructure project management such as ERB and laser-based survey. A detailed presentation of the offered services will be arranged later. Source : DPA Staff More....
January 31st, 2019
Zero Waiting .. Outstanding Achievement In Damietta Port
Damietta Port Authority (DPA) announced that the number of vessels in port's external waiting area is ( zero ship). DPA Chairman, Capt. Tarek Shahin, said that the port has managed to reduce the number of  waiting vessels in the external waiting area to "zero ship". "DPA has implemented plans that led to perform loading and discharging  up to international rates leading to speedier ship cycle" He added. Unlike other ports, Damietta Port does not stop working in bad weather conditions, as water breakers particularly the western one which extends for 1500 m inside the sea ,provides good protection to calling vessels against high waves in windy weather conditions. Shahin said thank you to Damietta Port pilots and tug masters for… More....
January 28th, 2019
EDT Offshore Probes Investment in Damietta Port
DPA Chairman received EDT Offshore delegation to discuss cooperation between the two sides and explore potential investments. EDT based in Limassol, Cyprus is a global specialist in providing logistic support to oil and natural gas exploration projects. Considering  the port's proximity to natural gas drilling sites, EDT showed interest to initiate business with Damietta Port as a base  for the company to offer services for the region's countries particularly in the field of oil and gas carrier support. Source : DPA Staff More....
January 21st, 2019
EUROGATE and Hapag-Lloyd in Damietta Port
Capt. Tarek Shahin, DPA Chairman, , received a delegation including representatives of EUROGATE, one of the largest container terminal operators in the world and Hapag- Lloyd, one of the most important shipping lines and a member of( the Alliance), Which represents about 50% of container trading volume in Damietta Port . At their first visit to the port, EUROGATE and Hapag-Lloyd discussed the investment opportunities available and the possibility of participating in some projects, including the second container terminal ,one of the most significant investment projects planned at the port. Shahin said that "this visit comes as a result of recent efforts to improve the level of cooperation with the global shipping community with a view to attain a higher… More....
December 27th, 2018
Toyota Tsusho in Damietta to probe Potential investments
Tarek Shaheen, DPA Chairman, received a delegation from the Japanese Toyota Tsusho Group in their visit to Damietta Port to discuss available investment opportunities and study the possibility to participate in some future projects expected to be held at the port. Captain Shaheen initiated the meeting by welcoming the delegation. He  explained the port's interest in cooperating with the group because of its multi-faceted expertise . For his part, the head of the delegation of Toyota Tsusho underlined the Group's aspiration to cooperate with Damietta Port, for a number of reasons especially at a time the port  is in the process of launching a number of investment projects such as multi-purpose terminal and logistics area for gas and oil vessels… More....
December 19th, 2018
Port of Damietta participates in the first meeting of the Committee of Relations of the Mediterranean Ports Association in Spain
As the only Egyptian port that participated in the establishment of the Mediterranean Ports Association, Damietta Port Authority participated in the first meeting of the Committee on Relations with International Organizations at the Mediterranean Ports Association, which was held in Spain, in the presence of representatives of the ports of Italy, France, Spain and Algeria. The meeting included a presentation on the port of Damietta under the title "Damietta Port Present and Future", which included a definition of the port, its location, its features, potentials, investment opportunities and ongoing and future projects. The discussions also discussed the framework of enhancing cooperation between the Mediterranean ports and the necessity of increasing the number of member ports. In this regard, it was… More....
December 11th, 2018
Regularity ships’ traffic from and to Damietta port despite the bad Hydro meteorological (weather)
Owing to bad and cold weather in the area associated with kasim Nawa in the past few days, the  guides and tugs leaders of Damietta port authority managed to execute 106 ships' movements to and from the port' berths during the past week despite the wind speed about 36 knots.  Where most ports in the area locked bogaz and stopped the navigation traffic due to bad weather, but in Damietta port there was no vessels in the outside waiting area. ADM. /Ayman Saleh, Chairman of DPA, clarified that the port's continuous maritime traffic operation is due to the port competitive advantage of the west breakwater design, that extends to 1500 long m. inside the sea, for protecting against the wave… More....
November 21st, 2018
Damietta Port Authority provided New facilities to support the container terminal development
In the framework of  supporting the container terminal during its work related to the strengthening and deepening of its warehouses, DPA granted Petro jet , executing these works, facilities including  a gate for the entry and exit of its trucks and equipment and facilitation of all procedures. The company has also been granted discounts for the use of port facilities through the extraction of cards in the system of the comprehensive category, which gives it many privileges. Rear Admiral / Ayman Saleh, Chairman of Damietta Port Authority, explained that the Authority, in the framework of its cooperation with Damietta Container and Cargo Handling Company, spares no effort in providing all facilities at all times, especially during the development process carried… More....
November 15th, 2018
Damietta Port receives two of the latest container cranes in the world
Damietta port received today the vessel Calypso, carrying  two German Liebherr type  mobile cranes. The newly arrived cranes will operate  on berths 5 and 6 by the container terminal during the rehabilitation of main terminal berths currently in process . Liebherr mobile cranes are  120 tons capacity and weighs 380 tons each. Liebherr, the German manufacturer of cranes, is one of the largest manufacturers of equipment and cranes in the world. In this context, Rear Admiral / Ayman Saleh, Damietta Port Authority (DPA)  Chairman, explained that DPA does not spare any effort to provide all facilities to the Damietta Container Terminal during the rehabilitation of its key berths including berthing priority for containers ships. DPA met with the shipping agents… More....
November 14th, 2018
Arzana at Damietta Port for a new round of dredging
Arzana one of the latest dredgers globally has arrived port of Damietta to start periodical dredging of the port's navigational passage up to 16 meters as per Damietta's navigational declaration. This falls within port of Damietta Authority's annual plan to ensure save navigable depths. Noteworthy that Arzana is one of the most sophisticated dredgers in the world today. The Hopper-type 109 m long,25 m wide dredger was built in the Dutch IHC docks and conducted initial survey earlier this year at North Sea. Arzana's draft is 7,3 m with 6000m3 capacity basin and overall tonnage of 7708 tons. the dredger is expected to remove sedimentations up to 1.8 million m3 over the coming 4 months. More....


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