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Egypt to finalize Arish port development plan in Q1 2024

Posted on January 18, 2023

The work plan for the development of the port of Arish will be completed during the first quarter (Q1) of 2024, Head of the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) Waleid Gamal El-Dein announced in a statement on January 14th.

The plan includes the implementation of sea docks, breakwaters, container handling yards, and internal roads, and raising the efficiency of buildings, walls, and gates of the port.

Gamal El-Din added that the development plan is worth EGP 830 million, noting that expected revenues from trading ships in this project would reach approximately $28 million.

Al Arish port basically consists of one dry bulk terminal, one berth of 242 meters for dry bulk and general cargo handling, and a second berth for service boats (the water depth of the berth is 4 meters). Mooring facilities are also available for fishing vessels by up to 60 meters long jetty.


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