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The Minister of Transport monitors the Execution Progress of the construction works of the multi-purpose Terminal In Alexandria Port


Within the framework of the constant follow-up of the projects executed by the Ministry of Transport, Lt. Gen. Engineer / Kamel Al-Wazir, the Minister of Transport held a plenary meeting involving all Chairmen of companies implementing the construction works of the multi-purpose terminal in Alexandria Port on berths 55 - 62. The meeting was attended by Chairmen of Alexandria Port Authority and the Egyptian Group for Multipurpose terminals.

The Minister viewed a presentation on the current status of the Project Execution Progress, which includes (construction works of the terminal infrastructure / dredging works for internal and external navigation channels and turning circles planned to be executed in simultaneity with the infrastructure works) and coordination plans between the Alexandria Port Authority and the construction companies to accelerate work execution, stressing the need to work on the clock to comply with the 24-month execution schedule, so that the terminal is ready to receive vessels of large sizes at the beginning of 2022.

The Minister of Transport stressed the importance of the project, which is considered one of the most significant projects implemented by the Ministry in the field of maritime transport, as the project will contribute to raising the classification of the Port of Alexandria, and will also contribute to enable the port to receive vessels of large tonnage, given the deepening of the navigational passage to the port. Moreover, the terminal will contribute to the significant increase in port capabilities in handling containerized cargo.

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