The first stone of the future multi-functional terminal port of Damietta in Egypt

This future multipurpose terminal is expected to be completed within 18 months of the start of construction and will cost approximately $ 73.6 million. It will include a long mooring area of 630m for a depth of 17 meters and an area of 75,000m2.The port will generate an increase in trade volume of 4 million tonnes / year and revenues of € 7.39 million / year. The terminal will reduce vessel waiting times and increase the volume of bulk cargo handled, particularly grain.

Lunch by the transport minister Hisham Arafat, the oil minister Tarek El Mulla and the president of the Port Authority of Damietta Ayman Saleh, the terminal is part of the Ministry of Transport’s plan to develop the port system.

Pictures: ©Damietta port authority