Signing a protocol for the allocation of berth 5 & 6 to the docks of Damietta container terminal for handling containers and goods

Signing a protocol for the allocation of berth 5 & 6 to the docks of Damietta container terminal for handling containers and goods

Major General Salah El-Din Abdel Qader Helmy, Chairman of the Holding Company for Maritime and Land Transport, on Wednesday, 20/11/2019 witnessed the signing of a protocol for allocating berth 5 and 6 to the docks of Damietta container terminal for the handling of containers and goods in the presence of Dr. Manal Awad Damietta ”and a group of managers of shipping lines and businessmen signed by both Major General / Alaa Ibrahim” Chairman and Managing Director of Damietta Container and Cargo Handling Company ”and Major General / Walid Awad“ Chairman of Damietta Port Authority ”at the Automated Management Center of the Port Authority. Protocol Increasing the trading area by adding berths 5, 6 and back yards to Damietta Container and Cargo Handling Station, which contributes to the expansion of parallel yards behind to increase the capacity to the maximum and thus achieve a big breakthrough in the field of handling and diversification of incoming goods in addition to making a shift In a related context, Major General A.H / Chairman of the Holding Company for Maritime and Land Transport praised this fruitful and constructive cooperation to deepen, consolidate and increase the capacity of Damietta Container Terminal. The investment cost of the project is estimated at about 500 million pounds to become the length of the berths of the container handling terminal 1450 m instead of 1050 m to be able to receive 4 vessels (3 vessels up to 400 This will increase the capacity of the terminal from 20% to 25%, from 1.4 million containers to 1.8 million containers per year… allowing the giant shipping lines to choose the container terminal with high potential to deal with it. … And the addition of a backyard of 80 thousand square meters, which will allow The unprecedented achievement to achieve the highest rate of exploitation between national and private stations … where the number of mutual container station million and 153 thousand containers during the last year 2019/2018

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