Port Said

Port Said (Egyptian Arabic: بورسعيد Borsaʿīd IPA: [boɾ.sæˈʕiːd, poɾ.sæˈʕiːd], the first syllable has its pronunciation from French; unurbanized local pronunciation: [bɔrsaˈʕɛˑd]) is a city that lies in north east Egypt extending about 30 kilometres (19 mi) along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, north of the Suez Canal, with an approximate population of 603,787 (2010). The city was established in 1859 during the building of the Suez Canal.

Port Said has been ranked the second among the Egyptian cities according to the Human Development Index in 2009 and 2010, the economic base of the city is fishing and industries, like chemicals, processed food, and cigarettes. Port Said is also an important harbour for exports of Egyptian products like cotton and rice, but also a fueling station for ships that pass through the Suez Canal. It thrives on being a duty-free port, as well as a tourist resort especially during summer. It is home to the Lighthouse of Port Said (the first building in the world built from reinforced concrete).

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Port Said Seawater Desalination Plant Project in Egypt complete

Construction Review Online 09 Jun 2021
... the 150,000 cubic meters/day Port Said Seawater Desalination Plant project....
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20% of Russian industrial zone in Egypt's Port Said completed, equipped

Egypt Today 09 Jun 2021
CAIRO – 9 June 2021. The head of the Suez Canal Economic Zone, Yahya Zaki, said that one million square meters of the Russian industrial zone in Port Said Governorate had been completed and equipped, representing 20 percent of the area allocated to Russian industries.   ...   ...   ...   ...   ...   ...  . ....
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Abu Dhabi Ports said to raise $1 billion loan

Arab News 25 Apr 2021
Abu Dhabi Ports, which owns and operates 11 ports and terminals in the United Arab Emirates and Guinea, has secured a $1 billion loan with a group of banks, two sources said ... said on condition of anonymity ... Abu Dhabi Ports was also likely to issue bonds soon, the second said....
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Memory of the day: Egyptian criminal court orders death penalty for 11 defendants in the Port Said Stadium events in 2015

Egypt Today 19 Apr 2021
2015 - An Egyptian criminal court orders the death penalty for 11 defendants in the Port Said Stadium events that ......
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Photos: EU, EIB and MSMEDA visit community development projects in Port Said

Egypt Independent 15 Apr 2021
... in Port Said ... The delegation was received by Port Said Governor General Adel El Ghadban ... Port Said Governor Ghadban added that the programs and initiatives launched by MSMEDA have helped generate thousands of jobs and assist Port Said’s inhabitants with basic services....
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‘Mohab Mamish’ dredger arrives at Port Said port Friday evening

Egypt Today 09 Apr 2021
Egypt’s newly-built dredger “Mohab Mamish”, the largest dredger in the Middle East, is expected to arrive at the Port Said on board the heavy load carrier “XIANG RUI KOU” on Friday evening, said Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority ......
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Law firm Al Tamimi opens office in Port Said, Egypt

Seatrade Maritime News 31 Mar 2021
Middle East law firm Al Tamimi has opened an office in Port Said, Egypt, as part of its strategic focus on North Africa. The Port Said office ... Hany has experience in Port Said as he previously worked in the Port Said Port Authority legal department before joining a law firm in 2005....
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Egypt celebrates Port Said as its ‘Capital of Culture’ for 2021 on March 4

Egypt Today 02 Mar 2021
Under the auspices of EgyptPresident Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem and Governor of Port Said Adel el-Ghadban will launch the celebration held for choosing Port Said Governorate as the Egyptian Capital of Culture ... at Port Said’s Culture Center and will continue for the rest of 2021....
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Three Tyre Cranes Delivered at Port Said, Egypt (Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co Ltd)

Public Technologies 28 Dec 2020
) Recently, three tyre cranes built by ZPMC for the users of Port Said, Egypt were officially delivered and put into production ... Port Said is located in the north of Egypt along the Mediterranean Coast and ......
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Jurong Port said to be in talks for oil storage hub stake

Straits Times 16 Dec 2020
Government-owned Jurong Port is in advanced talks to buy a stake in a petroleum storage hub from the family behind collapsed oil trader Hin Leong Trading, according to people with knowledge of the situation ... Lim, the sources said, asking not to be identified as the matter is private ... A Jurong Port spokesman also declined to comment....
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Jurong Port said to be in advanced talks for stake in Lim family's oil storage terminal

Straits Times 16 Dec 2020
SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - Government-owned Jurong Port is in advanced talks to buy a stake in a petroleum storage hub from the family behind collapsed oil trader Hin Leong Trading, according to people with knowledge of the situation ... Lim, the people said, asking not to be identified as the matter is private....
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