Egyptian ports. Port Said

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Sub-subject: The Egyptian ports. Port Said and the Port of Alexandria. Syllabus:

  1. The maritime transport in Egypt
  2. Port Said
  3. The Port of Alexandria
  4. El Dekheila Port
  5. The Suez Canal
The sub-subject “The Egyptian ports” is studied...
  1. Masters: International Business, Muslims Countries, and Africa
  2. Doctorates: Islamic Countries, Africa
  3. Courses (e-learning): Transport in Africa, East Africa

Languages of study English or French Egypte. Summaries in Portuguese Portos Egito Spanish Puertos Egipto

Sample of the Sub-subject: The Egyptian Ports
Ports of Egypt

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Description of the Sub-Subject: The Egyptian ports.

The Maritime Transport in Egypt:

  1. Coast: Egypt has 2,000 kilometres on the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea
  2. Egypt controls the Suez Canal
  3. The marine transport represent 90% of the Egyptian Foreign Trade
  4. The largest Egyptian ports are Port Said and Alexandria
  5. The Damietta port: the oldest Egyptian port
  6. The Ports of El Adabey, Hurghada, and Nuweiba (development)

Port Said.

  1. Port Said is the biggest crossing traffic port in the World
  2. Located at the Eastern entrance of the Suez Canal (North of the Gulf of Suez)
  3. One of the largest Mediterranean ports
  4. The largest container hub port in the region
  5. Links to Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia
  6. Area of Port Said: 3 square kilometres
  7. Warehouse area: 90,000 m²
  8. Container Yard Area: 435,000 m².
  9. General cargo. 4,9 millions of tonnes
  10. 800,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit)
  11. Maximum Ship Size: 13.2 metres (draft-vessels)
  12. Managed by Port Said Port Authorities
  13. East Container Terminal of Port Said. Operator: China Harbour Engineering Company
  14. The Suez Canal Container Terminal of Port Said: transhipment centre
  15. Projects: The agricultural terminal, multi-purpose terminal, new Logistics centre, ro-ro berth

The Port of Alexandria.

  1. 65% of the Egyptian Foreign trade
  2. The second largest port of Egypt
  3. Area: 16 square kilometres
  4. Number of berths: sixty-seven (10,600 metres)
  5. 20 terminals
  6. Managed by the Alexandria Port Authority
  7. The Port of Alexandria consists of two ports: The Eastern Port and Western Port (commercial shipping)
  8. Distance to Cairo: 180 kilometres
  9. Connected by road, rail, and air with the rest of Egypt
  10. Mina el Basal (Cotton exchange) is located in the Port
  11. One of the oldest ports in the World (1.900 BC)

Specialised Terminals of the Port of Alexandria:

  1. Passengers
  2. Grains
  3. Petroleum
  4. Coal
  5. Livestock
  6. Container Terminal Hub. Alexandria Container Handling Company
  7. Chinese Hutchison (HPH) Container Terminal

The Zones of the Port of Alexandria.

  1. General Cargo Handling
  2. Ro-ro passengers, bulk cargo
  3. General Cargo
  4. Cement, coal, fertilizers
  5. Grains, flour
  6. Zone 6: petroleum dock

El Dekheila Port.

  1. Area: 3.5 square kilometres
  2. Number of berths: 14 (7.200 metres)
  3. 6 terminals
  4. Located at 6 kilometres from the Port of Alexandria
  5. The Port of El Dekheila is a natural extension of the port of Alexandria (1986)

Suez Canal (Egypt)

Port Said belongs to the East African Economic Area of the African Civilisation.

The Trans-African corridors:

  1. Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
  2. Cairo-Dakar Corridor

Maritime Transport in Africa

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