Closing the strait of Alexandria and Dekheila ports, the charging and discharging movement:
Reda El-Ghandour, spokesman of Alexandria Port Authority, said that the Department of Ship Movement decided on, Friday, Jan. 3rd 2020, to close the strait of Alexandria and Dekheila ports due to the high waves and wind speeds to the rates that do not allow the movement of the launches and the boarding and disembarkation of the guide from and on the ship safely.
Al-Ghandour added that the loading and unloading operations of ships moored on the berths, and the entry and exit of goods and trucks to and from the port continue naturally, despite the closure of the strait.
The captain \ Tarik Shaheen, Chairman of the port authority, instructed the various port departments to exercise caution and follow safety and security instructions during loading and unloading operations, and when entering and exiting trucks, trains and goods from the port to preserve the safety of life and property. Shaheen also stressed the operations center and protection and rescue units by raising the degree of readiness, alertness to receive any distress signals from ships and equipment in the port, and dealing with them immediately. 3/1/2020