Economy

In its first stop outside Europe, “DP World Sokhna” receives the world's newest eco-friendly cruise ship

Fathi Al-Sayeh

DP World received Sokhna, the main gateway for trade in Egypt, and the operator of Ain Sokhna port of the Suez Canal Economic Zone, is the latest European cruise ship MSC WORLD EUROPA on its first cruise, coming from Spain and heading to the United Arab Emirates. On his part, Urs Mall, Regional Director of DP World Egypt said: “We are pleased to receive the cruise ship MSC WORLD EUROPA as its first destination after sailing from Europe, which highlights the role that DP World Sokhna plays a role in supporting the growth of the Egyptian economy, not only by promoting trade, but also by stimulating tourism. We aim to be a permanent destination for cruise ships. )
Mall added: “We have taken all the necessary preparations to receive the giant cruise ship, and we are proud of our readiness to receive the giant ships, deal with them and provide assistancemarine solutions, enhancing our capabilities as a leading marine solutions provider.


MSC WORLD EUROPA is one of The cruise ships in the world, and it took three years to build, and their length is 2022 meters, and its width is

meters, and the ship’s carrying capacity is a total of

passengers in more than

room.

In conjunction with the imminent launch of a conference The 27th United Nations Climate Change in Sharm El-Sheikh, it should be noted that MSC WORLD EUROPA is the largest cruise passenger ship powered by liquefied natural gas, and the cruise ship is fully equipped to be environmentally friendly as all its internal devices and supplies work with electricity, to highlight the role of giant ships in helping to protect the environment. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions, pursuant to mandatory international environmental protection regulations. Suez is part of the North Convoy, to prove the readiness of the Suez Canal to receive the latest ships of the world fleet, thanks to the Suez Canal project The new one, which allowed to increase the numerical and absorptive capacity of the canal and raise its global navigational classification. Sokhna has been witnessing for some time a remarkable activity in receiving the port for one-day trips, and the increase in the number of tourists coming to the tourist areas in Egypt, through the local ports.