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Egyptian ports. Port Said

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

  1. Maritime transport in Egypt
  2. Port Said
  3. Port of Alexandria
  4. El Dekheila Port
  5. Suez Canal
The Sub-subject “Egyptian ports” is part of the following programs:
  1. Masters: International Business, Muslims Countries, Africa
  2. Doctorates: Islamic Countries, Africa
  3. Courses (e-learning): Transport in Africa, East Africa
  4. Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business

Languages of study English or French Ports égyptiens. Summaries in Portuguese Portos de Egito Spanish Puertos de Egipto

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

Opening of the Hispano-African University of International Business

Hispano-African University of International Business

We Trust in Africa

Description of the Sub-Subject: Egyptian ports.

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. Damietta port: the oldest Egyptian port
  6. 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

Port of Alexandria.

  1. 65% of 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

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 (African Civilisation).

Trans-African corridors:

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

Maritime Transport in Africa



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