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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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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Egypt: 21 Ships Arrive At, Leave Port Said Harbors

All Africa 07 Dec 2020
Twenty-one ships arrived at and left Port Said harbors on Saturday, the Port Said Ports Authority said in a statement. East Port Said harbor received four container ships, while five vessels left it .......
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Egypte: Le PM entame une visite au gouvernorat de Port-Said

All Africa 13 Nov 2020
... Nevine Gamea et le gouverneur de Port-Said Adel Al-Ghadban....
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Egypte: Le PM salue la construction d'un nouveau march� des l�gumes � Port-Said

All Africa 12 Nov 2020
Le premier ministre Mostafa Madbouly a visit� jeudi 12 novembre 2020 le nouveau march� des l�gumes construit � Port-Said, saluant le bon qualitatif qui a �t� r�alis� par ce march� civil et organis� .......
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Egypt's Sports Minister leads cycling marathon in New Port Said Tunnels

MENA FN 29 Aug 2020
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Minister of Youth and Sports Ashraf Sobhy, alongside Port Said Governor Major General Adel Al-Ghadban, led an 8 km cycling... ....
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Egyptian Sports Minister leads a cycling marathon in new Port Said Tunnels

Graphic 29 Aug 2020
Ashraf Sobhi, accompanied by Major General Adel Al-Ghadban, Governor of Port Said, led an 8 km cycling marathon in new Port Said tunnels on Friday morning, August 28 ... Sobhi praised the Port Said Tunnels project as one of the national development projects taking place in the ......
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Egyptian city of Port Said, where East meets West

Your Middle East 02 Feb 2020
One of the areas most worth exploring to grasp the historical heart of Port Said is the waterfront quarter. ... ....
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Egypt- Prosecution detains truck driver over fatal Port Said crash

MENA FN 31 Dec 2019
Egypt- Prosecution detains truck driver over fatal Port Said crash ... ....
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