Current Nawat at Egyptian ports
  • Red Sea Next Sohail (El-Zabrah) Start 20 September - Duration 13 day ، Summer
  • Mediterranean Sea Next El-Salib Winds Start 30 September - Duration 3 days ، Mostly rainy
About Maritime Transport Sector
About Maritime Transport Sector

MTS Objectives

The maritime transport sector aims to meet the demands of the national economy in accordance with the maritime transport industry, promote and develop it, and lay down plans that ensure raising its efficiency and the level of its quality of performance as well to cope with the global developments.

The maritime transport sector represents the Arab Republic of Egypt in the membership of some international and regional organizations, the most important of which are:


  1. The International Maritime Organization (IMO), which includes 172 countries represented in its General Assembly (Assembly), Egypt is a member of the Executive Council of the Organization (Council) in Category C, which includes twenty countries that are elected every two years.
  2. International Labor Organization (ILO).
  3. The Executive Council of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport.
  4. Council of Arab Transport Ministers.
  5. Federation of Arab Sea Ports.
  6. North African Ports Association.
  7. Arab Federation of Chambers of Maritime Navigation.

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