Giant container ships continue to arrive and achieve unprecedented performance rates at Damietta Container Terminal ||Jul 2024

DCHC (Damietta Container & Cargo Handling Co.) received the giant container ship "ONE FRIENDSHIP" of the shipping line (ONE), where the ship docked at container berth No. (1-2) on Friday, June 28, 2024 at 21:00, after arriving at the outer anchorage areas of the port at 19:00. This means that the ship enters the container berth upon arrival at the port and there are no waiting ships or congestion of ships in the outer anchorage area of the port. The ship was handled immediately upon berthing using the giant quay cranes, achieving unprecedented performance rates that exceeded all expectations, with the ship averaging 85 movements/hour. The ship's stay time on the container berth was 2 days and 6 hours (54 hours) with a total of 1,974 movements per day. The vessel's work was completed on July 1, 2024 at 03:34. The ONE FRIENDSHIP is one of the large container ships that calls the Damietta Container Terminal, with a total of 4441 moves on the ship. This confirms the confidence of global shipping lines in the Damietta Container Terminal and its skilled workforce capable of unloading and loading containers quickly and efficiently. From his side, Admiral Dr. Rafik Galal, Executive Managing Director of DCHC (Damietta Container & Cargo Handling Co.), announced that the terminal continues to implement its giant investments to ensure the provision of distinguished services to its customers from global shipping lines as well as Egyptian exporters and importers. He also thanked and appreciated all the company's employees, success partners in all sectors, for their sincere efforts and dedication to work to raise the company's status, which will benefit and lead to supporting the Egyptian economy. Thus, the terminal confirms its readiness to compete as the strongest container handling terminal in the Eastern Mediterranean region, in implementation of the directives of His Excellency Lieutenant General Eng. Kamel Al-Wazir - Minister of Transport and in line with the directives of the political leadership to make Egypt a regional center for transit trade, logistics and maritime transport.