Egyptian Transport Minister visits Port of Felixstowe
Dr Saad Mohamed Elgioshy, Minister of Transport and a member of the Egyptian cabinet has paid a visit to the Port of Felixstowe, the Port of Britain.
Dr Elgioshy had previously attended the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) executive council elections in London. While at the UK's largest container port the minister held talks with HPH executives and visited the CSCLGlobe, one of the world's largest container ships.
HPH is the world's largest port operator with interests in 52 countries including the UK and Egypt.
As well as investing in Alexandria International Container Terminal (AICT), HPH has supported a number of community projects in the area. These include educational programmes, social-service projects, medical initiatives, environmental-protection efforts and sponsoring the Al Bitash Primary School and the Al Amal Association for Orphans Care.
AICT operates two fully integrated container terminals at Egypt's main commercial ports of Alexandria port and EL Dekheila port. Both ports are located on the Mediterranean Sea and support growing local and international trade in the region as Egypt expands its industrial base. AICT is a joint venture between Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH), Alexandria Port Authority (APA) and two other minority shareholders. HPH has exclusive control and management of AICT.