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Hutchison Ports to develop new container terminal in Egypt

Hong Kong-based port operator Hutchison Ports has entered into an agreement with the Egyptian Navy to develop and operate a new container terminal in Egypt.

The new terminal will be located inside the Abu Qir Naval Base and has a designed capacity of 2m teu per year once all phases of the project are completed.

The total investment in the new terminal is estimated to reach $730m.

Hutchison Ports currently operates two ports in Egypt, Alexandria and El Dekheila, both located on the Mediterranean Sea.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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