AMADI Tanker received in Damietta Port

DPA Chairman, Rear Admiral / Walid Awad, announced that Damietta Port has received the Brunei-flagged LNG tanker (AMADI), which is 288 meters long, 44 meters wide and is scheduled to load about 64,000 tons of liquefied gas bound for Pakistan.…

Wheat consignment shipped to Imbaba Silos via Damietta Port’s River transport.

As part of the continued efforts to activate and maximize the use of fluvial transport of goods via the Nile, DPA Chairman, Rear Admiral / Walid Awad stated that 10 river barges belonging to the National Nile Company for River…

Damietta Port Authority and Port Training Institute signed an institutional agreement with Damietta Port Community for cooperation under the YEP MED Project, co-financed by the European Neighborhood Instrument (ENI) of the European Union

On Monday, July 12, 2021, Damietta Port Authority and Port Training Institute have signed an institutional agreement with Damietta Port Community for cooperation under the YEP MED Project, co-financed by the European Neighborhood Instrument (ENI) of the European Union. The…

Environmental Auditing in DPA by LR

Lloyds Register (LR) on of the globally leading supervisory bodies has fulfilled an environmental auditing in Damietta Port Authority (DPA) to ascertain port activities are in line with awarded quality certificates (ISO 9001:2015 - ISO 14001:2015 - ISO 45001:2018). R.Admiral…

Huawei Delegation welcomed in Port of Damietta

R.Admiral Waled Awad Damietta Port Authority Charmian has received Huawei delegation in a visit to probe possible cooperation with this globally renown IT icon. Huawei delegation started with an overview to highlight its IT practices in use to upgrade global…

E-JUST in Damietta Port

A teaching staff delegation of the Egypt Japan University of Science and Technology (E-Just) in Egypt has visited Damietta Port to exchange views over potential academic cooperation. DPA is especially interested in introducing Japanese academic expertise in fields of maritime…

DPA Hosts JICA Delegation

Damietta Port Authority (DPA) has received Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) delegation to discuss possible aspects of cooperation between the two sides in light of Egypt's sustainable development vision 2030 particularly in different fields of transport. DPA Chairman R. Admiral…

Letter of Gratitude and Appreciation from Captain of LNG/C ( GASLOG SAVANNAH )

 


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September 7th, 2021
AMADI Tanker received in Damietta Port
DPA Chairman, Rear Admiral / Walid Awad, announced that Damietta Port has received the Brunei-flagged LNG tanker (AMADI), which is 288 meters long, 44 meters wide and is scheduled to load about 64,000 tons of liquefied gas bound for Pakistan. This consignment to be transported by AMADI is the shipment number (23) since the resumption of work at Damietta Port's gas liquefaction terminal after about 8 years of operation stoppage at the terminal which is one of the largest gas liquefaction terminals in the Middle East. DPA Chairman followed up the process of AMADI's entry and berthing on the gas liquefaction terminal using DPA tugboats. Awad directed to raise the state of readiness until its safe departure, while taking all… More....
September 7th, 2021
Wheat consignment shipped to Imbaba Silos via Damietta Port’s River transport.
As part of the continued efforts to activate and maximize the use of fluvial transport of goods via the Nile, DPA Chairman, Rear Admiral / Walid Awad stated that 10 river barges belonging to the National Nile Company for River Transport left the port of Damietta with 3000 tons of wheat, something like the weight of 60 road trucks, from the silos of Damietta port to the Imbaba silo across the Nile River. Awad ordered to accelerate the departure of wheat on board these units on time, adding that the transport of goods in general via the Nile is the cheapest and least expensive means of transportation, which leads to lower prices of goods and merchandise that are transported through… More....
July 12th, 2021
Damietta Port Authority and Port Training Institute signed an institutional agreement with Damietta Port Community for cooperation under the YEP MED Project, co-financed by the European Neighborhood Instrument (ENI) of the European Union
On Monday, July 12, 2021, Damietta Port Authority and Port Training Institute have signed an institutional agreement with Damietta Port Community for cooperation under the YEP MED Project, co-financed by the European Neighborhood Instrument (ENI) of the European Union. The MoU has been signed by Rear Admiral/ Waleed Mostafa Awad – DPA Chairman with a number of 12 partners, from all port-related sectors; Terminal Operation, Stevedoring & Warehousing, Inland Transportation, Shipping Agency, Customs Clearance in addition to academic education and dual training. Local Partners are Horus University, Damietta Commercial Chamber, Damietta Company for Handling Containers, Cairo 3A, Sesco Trans, Marine Logistic, Sea Service, Sanabel, Sky Logistics, Kadmar, Al-Dawodi Office for Customs Clearance and Mubarak Cool for Dual Education. Rear Admiral/… More....
July 8th, 2021
Environmental Auditing in DPA by LR
Lloyds Register (LR) on of the globally leading supervisory bodies has fulfilled an environmental auditing in Damietta Port Authority (DPA) to ascertain port activities are in line with awarded quality certificates (ISO 9001:2015 - ISO 14001:2015 - ISO 45001:2018). R.Admiral Waled Awad, DPA Chairman, confirmed that DPA strictly adheres to quality standards in an optimal way with clear positive impacts on all work activities, personnel efficiency and customer satisfaction. LR delegate expressed gratitude for DPA cooperation in executing the auditing successfully. DPA Staff More....
July 6th, 2021
Huawei Delegation welcomed in Port of Damietta
R.Admiral Waled Awad Damietta Port Authority Charmian has received Huawei delegation in a visit to probe possible cooperation with this globally renown IT icon. Huawei delegation started with an overview to highlight its IT practices in use to upgrade global port performance and maritime transport generally. From his part, Awad welcomed the delegation and stressed that Damietta Port has gone far in digital transformation and use of latest IT applications to expedite procedures in collaboration with port community. DPA chairman went on saying that large areas for cooperation are there to apply advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions in port operations towards the full adoption of smart port concept. DPA Staff More....
June 6th, 2021
E-JUST in Damietta Port
A teaching staff delegation of the Egypt Japan University of Science and Technology (E-Just) in Egypt has visited Damietta Port to exchange views over potential academic cooperation. DPA is especially interested in introducing Japanese academic expertise in fields of maritime transport, logistic activities, as well as engineering and info technology. DPA Chairman R.Admiral Waled Awad talked with E-JUST delegation over basic areas of cooperation such as IT, Logistics ,environment preservation and HR training. The delegation was amazed to know about the strict adoption by DPA of environment standards inside port facilities particularly after DPA compliance with ISO 14001 for environment and obtention of certificate of conformity with ISO 45001 for vocational health and safety. Source: DPA Staff More....
June 6th, 2021
DPA Hosts JICA Delegation
Damietta Port Authority (DPA) has received Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) delegation to discuss possible aspects of cooperation between the two sides in light of Egypt's sustainable development vision 2030 particularly in different fields of transport. DPA Chairman R. Admiral Waled Awad, said the meeting began with a port presentation highlighting key features, main terminals, significant developments and both current and future projects. The delegation also visited Operations Center to realize how advanced the methods used in surveillance and security control of all port facilities. JICA delegation highly admired the advantages surveyed, port's unique location on global trade routes and the advanced multi-mode transport capabilities. Source: DPA Staff More....
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....


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