* Suez Canal Economy: * The new berth in East Port Said Port achieves the highest volume of merchandise trading with a growth rate of 116%

Faneh Al-Sayeh

The Suez Canal Economic Zone issued a statement today about the activity of the new berth in the port of East Port Said, which witnessed remarkable activity during the period from January 2022 to October 2022, and achieved the highest volume of goods trading in total. (5004697 tons), an increase of 600 % compared to the same period in 2021, and a remarkable increase in ship traffic by 74% (general cargo – bulk dry), which confirms the vital role played by the ports of the Suez Canal Economic Zone in supporting the global trade movement in parallel with the development work carried out by the economic zone, especially the port of East Port Said.

The total number of ships reached about 127 ships, compared to 73 ships for the same period last year, as the new berth of East Port Said Port, which is 815 meters, achieves unprecedented performance rates with high performance rates. And the productivity of the sidewalk by achieving a daily turnover rate The boat of 27 thousand tons thanks to the success partners of the licensed loading and unloading companies in the port and also reducing the time wasted during entry and exit from the port and thus increasing the demand from factories and exporters to deal with the port

It is worth noting that there has been a noticeable increase in the trading rates of some materials such as clinker ore, the rate of which increased by about 123% compared to the same period last year, and the increase in the percentage of salt ore trading Approximately 41% compared to the same period last year, and the rate of increase in the handling of packed cement was approximately 104% compared to last year, in addition to the circulation of new types of goods such as (gypsium ore and wheat), which represents a new addition to the port, which has become a destination for factories. and exporters to trade their goods.

The President of the General Authority for the Economic Zone of the Suez Canal explained that the ports affiliated to the economic zone had achieved activity Notable during the last fiscal year 2021/2022; Especially the port of East Port Said, which received the injection of many investments to establish new berths, as the economic zone pays great attention to the development and expansion operations that are taking place in its affiliated ports, which serve the global trade movement, in addition to its support and service for the industrial zones affiliated with the Authority.