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Egypt transport minister visits Felixstowe

[ November 30, 2015   //   ]

The Port of Felixstowe hosted a visit by Egyptian Minister of Transport, Dr Saad Mohamed Elgioshy (pictured, right). He held talks with executives of the port’s owners, HPH, including chief executive, Clemence Cheng (left), and visited the CSCL Globe, one of the world’s largest container ships.

Managing director of Alexandria International Container Terminal, Darrius Teo, was also present during the visit. He added: “HPH has operated the Alexandria International Container Terminal in Egypt since 2005 when we were the first foreign investor in the port. Since our arrival container throughput in Alexandria has more than doubled to over 2m teu per annum and we look forward to continuing to work with the Egyptian authorities to help grow further the country’s maritime system.”