Egypt signs MoU with Abu Dhabi Ports to establish port in Minya


The Egyptian Transport Ministry signed a memorandum of understanding, on Sunday, with the alliance of the Abu Dhabi Ports and the Egyptian Group for Multi-Purpose Terminals to manage and operate a river port, activate the transport of goods and people and establish a river port in Minya Governorate.

This comes in preparation for the operation of a silo for storing sugar and exporting it through the port of Damietta and preparing the logistical areas designated for that purpose there.

The memorandum of understanding also includes the work of studies on passenger transport, within the framework of the national project of the River Transport Authority to activate passenger transport between governorates.

The Transport Minister Kamel al-Wazir also witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Port Training Institute of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport and the Alexandria Port Authority regarding cooperation in the field of training programs.

Wazir said that Egypt has developed an integrated maritime policy until 2030, which is a major component of the national blue economy strategy that was already completed at the end of last year.

The minister’s statements came during his speech at The 11th International Maritime and Logistics conference (MARLOG 2022), organized by the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, under the slogan “Towards a Sustainable Blue Economy”.

He added that the ministry, through the maritime transport sector, contributed with the relevant ministries in the country in formulating and implementing the objectives of the integrated maritime policy, which is in line with Egypt’s strategy for sustainable development 2030.


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