New Damietta Terminal Inaugurated

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The Egyptian Minister of Transport, Engineer Kamel Al-Wazir, announced the completion of a new multi-purpose terminal in Damietta Port today.

The multi-purpose terminal, established under the supervision of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority (AFEA), includes  a 630m long, 17m deep berth and is equipped with a backyard area of 50,000m² with anticipated capacity of about 4 million tons per year, the Damietta Port Authority (DPA) said.

During the ceremony, Kamel Al-Wazir said: “This terminal will contribute to reduce vessel waiting time outside the port, increase cargo handling volumes, encourage further ship with bigger sizes and types, and buttress storage capacity inside port area.”

At the event, the minister also highlighted a number of project advantages; being equipped with all necessary facilities to serve ships and cargoes including seawater firefighting pumps, rainwater drainage, facilities for feeding ships with fresh water and supplying ships with electricity within OPS technique as well as oil and waste reception facility form ships.

 

 

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To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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