Letter of Gratitude and Appreciation Gulf Agency (Egypt) Ltd, shipping agent of LNG Carrier Marshal Vasilevskiy

"Gulf Agency (Egypt) Ltd, shipping agent of LNG Carrier Marshal Vasilevskiy is delighted to express its gratitude to: • R.Admiral Walid Awad, DPA Chairman, • Captain Esam Hasanien, Traffic &Areas Central Department Chief, • DPA Senior Pilot and • All…

Certificate of Appreciation

 R.Admiral DPA Chairman R.Admiral DPA Deputy Chairman Chief of Traffic and Areas Central Department Chief of Marine Services and Environment Central Department And All DPA staff and personnel, traffic tower and marine units " We the Middle East for Logistics…

Qualification program for youth to work in YEP MEP

Damietta Port Authority, in cooperation with the European union Foundation (ENI)and the Port Training Institute, announces the starting of the procedures for training youth grant in Mediterranean ports, under the sponsorship of the Damietta Port Authority as a community participation…

The Philippines AMB discusses aspects of cooperation with Damietta Port

Admiral / Walid Awad, DPA Chairman, met with the Philippines’ Ambassador to Egypt Sulpicio M. Confiado, and his accompanying delegation of the Philippine diplomatic members during his visit to the port to discuss aspects of cooperation between the two sides.…

The Damietta LNG plant is (finally) back online after eight years of being idled

with two liquefied natural gas shipments making their way out of the Damietta Port yesterday, marking a key step towards our ambitions to become an energy hub and boost natural gas exports to Europe. An LNG carrier from the Marshall…

The YEP MED project, funded under the European Union’s ENI CBC MED Programme

The YEP MED project, funded under the European Union's ENI CBC MED Programme, will put in place a digital platform for the creation of simulated companies operating in the field of maritime transport together with the different port communities participating…

DPA Gets Certificate of Conformity with ISO from LR

DPA has obtained the certificate of conformity with the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Standards (ISO 45001: 2018) as premiere Egyptian commercial sea port to obtain this certificate after passing all necessary tests by Lloyds Register. Last week,…

DPA Chairman received The Dredger “Obour Port Said”

In completion of Damietta Port's plan to maintain the16 meter depths of the navigational channel and the turning basin and to ensure suitability for the safe arrival and departure of big draft ships, Rear Admiral Walid Awad, DPA Chairman, has…

 


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April 5th, 2021
Letter of Gratitude and Appreciation Gulf Agency (Egypt) Ltd, shipping agent of LNG Carrier Marshal Vasilevskiy
"Gulf Agency (Egypt) Ltd, shipping agent of LNG Carrier Marshal Vasilevskiy is delighted to express its gratitude to: • R.Admiral Walid Awad, DPA Chairman, • Captain Esam Hasanien, Traffic &Areas Central Department Chief, • DPA Senior Pilot and • All DPA work staff For their efforts and tangible role in helping the LNG Carrier "Marshal Vasilevskiy" to berth at Seagas jetty on 22/3/2021 as the ship has encountered a sudden wind outpost when entering port navigation passage shortly before berthing. Wishing you all the best and continued success." Captain / Mohamed Badawi Managing Director More....
March 29th, 2021
Certificate of Appreciation
 R.Admiral DPA Chairman R.Admiral DPA Deputy Chairman Chief of Traffic and Areas Central Department Chief of Marine Services and Environment Central Department And All DPA staff and personnel, traffic tower and marine units " We the Middle East for Logistics and Consultations Group (MELC Group) as the shipping agent of the Containership "X-Press Nile", are pleased to express our profound gratitude and appreciation for Damietta Port Authority's outstanding efforts in handling our above vessel in a prompt and professional style until it successfully berthed at quay (6). Appreciating your continued cooperation, we wish you all the best of luck." Two days ago, the marine engines of the Egyptian containership suddenly shut down just 8 miles off Port of Damietta. Two… More....
March 9th, 2021
Qualification program for youth to work in YEP MEP
Damietta Port Authority, in cooperation with the European union Foundation (ENI)and the Port Training Institute, announces the starting of the procedures for training youth grant in Mediterranean ports, under the sponsorship of the Damietta Port Authority as a community participation for Damietta port, the application starts on Sunday 3/7/ 2021 to Thursday, 3/18/2021, to train 585 young men and girls from Damietta Governorate, students and graduates of universities and higher institutes.   APPLICATION CONDITION: Higher Qualification - Student (University - Higher Institute) Age: 18 to 35 English: good people of Damietta Governorate Acceptance procedures: 1-Applications are submitted by filling in the application form on the website 2- A copy of the national ID card (face and back) 3- For students:… More....
February 24th, 2021
The Philippines AMB discusses aspects of cooperation with Damietta Port
Admiral / Walid Awad, DPA Chairman, met with the Philippines’ Ambassador to Egypt Sulpicio M. Confiado, and his accompanying delegation of the Philippine diplomatic members during his visit to the port to discuss aspects of cooperation between the two sides. The meeting was attended by DPA deputies, where the DPA chairman welcomed the ambassador and the accompanying delegation and gave him a presentation of the port and its various terminals, On-going and future projects and available investment opportunities. Mr. ambassador expressed his great respect an admiration of the efforts by port’s management to develop it, which would contribute to attracting investments in the projects available to it, and he also promised to put them on the investors in the Philippines,… More....
February 21st, 2021
The Damietta LNG plant is (finally) back online after eight years of being idled
with two liquefied natural gas shipments making their way out of the Damietta Port yesterday, marking a key step towards our ambitions to become an energy hub and boost natural gas exports to Europe. An LNG carrier from the Marshall Islands is transporting 60000 tons of LNG from Egypt to Bangladesh, is about 276 m. length, 45 m. width, and has a draft of 14 m. equivalent to 158,000 cubic meters, bound for Bangladesh. A separate trial shipment is also being loaded onto a carrier owned by energy and commodities trader Vitol, and will make its way to Europe. Egypt plans to use its position on Europe’s doorstep to become a major supplier to the continent, which is transitioning away… More....
January 26th, 2021
The YEP MED project, funded under the European Union’s ENI CBC MED Programme
The YEP MED project, funded under the European Union's ENI CBC MED Programme, will put in place a digital platform for the creation of simulated companies operating in the field of maritime transport together with the different port communities participating in the project. Technical courses as well as practical internships will be carried out targeting NEETs, women and young people in the seven participating countries. For more information, you can head to the project website:http://www.enicbcmed.eu/projects/yep-med#yepmed #enicbcmed #gomed @enicbcmed More....
January 21st, 2021
DPA Gets Certificate of Conformity with ISO from LR
DPA has obtained the certificate of conformity with the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Standards (ISO 45001: 2018) as premiere Egyptian commercial sea port to obtain this certificate after passing all necessary tests by Lloyds Register. Last week, Lloyd’s Register, one of the largest specialized international supervisory and quality certificates granting bodies, dispatched a committee to check, review and test DPA work procedures and mechanisms. The committee's report highlighted DPA's quick response to emergency situations and high commitment to health and safety standards. Accordingly, DPA has been awarded conformity certificate with (ISO 45001:2018) for health and safety, while other certificates related for ISO, environment and health and Safety (ISO 9001:2015 and ISO  14001:2015 have been renewed. More....
January 18th, 2021
DPA Chairman received The Dredger “Obour Port Said”
In completion of Damietta Port's plan to maintain the16 meter depths of the navigational channel and the turning basin and to ensure suitability for the safe arrival and departure of big draft ships, Rear Admiral Walid Awad, DPA Chairman, has received "Obour Port Said" the dredger introduced to start staged dredging the navigational passage to remove dredged materials and keep depth at required levels. Awad also followed during his cruise the ongoing projects and loading / unloading operations at the port's various berths.  More....
December 15th, 2020
Damietta Port Authority (DPA) is proud to announce the release of its new publication “Global Logistics Newsletter”
To proceed with its role in furnishing the global and domestic readership with updated maritime-related news and trends, Damietta Port Authority is happy to release this new edition of logistics roundup. The publication presents a lot of important logistic developments worldwide and key global market reactions to Covid-19. Click here to view the new publication More....
November 7th, 2020
For the first time in Egyptian ports, electro-powered cranes are in use in Damietta.
In line with the Egyptian maritime transport strategy to raise the international classification of national sea ports as environment friendly green ports, DPA Chairman, Rear Admiral. Walid Awad announced that Damietta has successfully used environmentally friendly electric powered cranes for handling operations.   The newly introduced system aims to curb harmful effects of using traditionally fueled systems and promote environment friendly techniques to minimize harmful emissions. Mobile electricity units supply the cranes with required electric power.   DPA chairman pointed out this is an important step towards transforming Damietta into a global standard green port. All port community members and enterprises are regularly communicated to keep adherence to environment requirements.   The technique of electro-powered cranes comes on the footsteps… More....


Press release
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