The Suez Canal Economic Zone issued a statement today on the activity of its ports during March 2022, Which witnessed a remarkable activity in the movement of ships and containers handling, Where the rate of increase of ships in the port of Adabiya reached more than 8% compared to March 2021, Al-Adabiya received 40 ships, including 12 general cargo ships. 11 dry bulk vessels, 13 liquid casting vessels, 3 container ships and a live animal ship, With a trading volume of about 605 thousand tons, an increase in total tonnages reached 1.52%. Compared to the same period in 2021, in which the total number of ships reached 37, with a total tonnage of 596 thousand tons.
The port of Sokhna witnessed the reception of 42 ships, and the port recorded the entry of 2 non-contained general cargo ships, 26 erased general cargo ships, 6 dry bulk vessels, and 8 liquid bulk vessels with a total tonnage of 1.6 million tons.
and about the ports of the northern region; East Port Said Port received 121 ships, including 110 container ships and 11 general cargo ships with a capacity of 3.29 million tons, and a number of 291 thousand TEU containers.
Meanwhile, the Arish sea port received 3 ships to export Sinai products with a achieved capacity of 14,201 tons, where a number of development works are now underway, including the construction of new berths with a length of 915 meters, bringing the total berths to 1165 meters and increasing the draft from 4 to 8 meters to allow ship loads of up to 40 thousand tons In addition to road construction, constructing new yards, constructing fences and gates, dredging works, and extending the breakwater with a length of 1320 m.
The statement stated that permanent coordination is taking place between the authorities concerned with the affiliated ports to facilitate all procedures for the entry and exit of ships to and from the ports and to take all necessary preventive measures. In addition to the ongoing development work for all ports, in implementation of the political leadership’s directives to raise the capacity and efficiency of Egyptian ports.