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…

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…

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…

Mitchell JR Misr Commends DPA Efforts

Mitchell JR Misr has expressed its profound appreciation in a letter sent to DPA officials. Special thanks are given to Rear Admiral Waled Awad and port senior officials for the exceptional efforts exerted to safeguard the entire port community against…

Damietta port takes Protective measures to cushion against Corona virus

According to clear directives from rear admiral waled awad dpa chairman, port officials are working hard to keep the port as immune and safe as ever. Sterilization extends to every part in the port including facilities, buildings and utilities to…

 


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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....
April 2nd, 2020
Mitchell JR Misr Commends DPA Efforts
Mitchell JR Misr has expressed its profound appreciation in a letter sent to DPA officials. Special thanks are given to Rear Admiral Waled Awad and port senior officials for the exceptional efforts exerted to safeguard the entire port community against Covid 19 . Also the remarkable performance of Traffic officials to keep berthing and related operations up to schedule received the company's high applause. More....
March 25th, 2020
Damietta port takes Protective measures to cushion against Corona virus
According to clear directives from rear admiral waled awad dpa chairman, port officials are working hard to keep the port as immune and safe as ever. Sterilization extends to every part in the port including facilities, buildings and utilities to tackle any potential Corona virus attack. More....
February 18th, 2020
New Damietta and Tatheer 4 join DPA’s Marine Services Fleet
To go ahead with updating its marine services fleet to better provide marine services in accordance with green ports requirements ,DPA has acquired two new marine units. Rear Admiral / Waled Awad, Chairman of DPA, hoisted the flags on the new pilot ship  (New Damietta) and anti-pollution boat (Tatheer 4), announcing the inclusion of the newly acquired united into DPA service fleet. New Damietta is 15.30 m long, 5.20 m wide and with a draft of  1.35 m. It is equipped with 2 motors , 400 hp capacity each, with a speed of 20 knots and a load capacity of 18 tons. Tatheer 4, is 17 m long, 5 m wide and with a draft of  1.7 m. It is… More....
February 6th, 2020
Crew of the Chinese ship YANGZE 7 quarantined at Damietta Port
DAP decided to quarantine the crew of the Chinese ship YANGZE7 coming from Hong Kong  carrying 45000 tons of steel, as part of national efforts to prevent Corona Virus from entering Egypt. DPA and relevant authorities took security measures on the ship and dealt with its 21 crew members of Chinese and other south eastern nationalities, while wearing protective suits. DPA Chairman ordered prompt handling of the case. Necessary quarantine measures were taken at highest levels and  all crew members were tested and proved negative to Corona Virus. The vessel then was allowed to proceed with cargo discharging. As a precautionary measure, the port authorities request a copy of the medical reports of the crew of any ship coming from… More....


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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 –…