Ownership Structure

DCHC is jointly owned by the holding company for Maritime and inland transportation (HCMIT) (42%), Damietta port Authority (25.0%), the Canal Company for Shipping Agency (20.0%), Port Said Container and Cargo Handling Company 3% and private sector/individuals (10.0%). DCHC has excellent road and rail links to the main industrial centers of Egypt. DCHC also benefits from its close proximity to the Nile River, which enables cargo to be transported by barge from hinterland.