• Home / /
  • Projects / /
  • New Container Terminal (Tahya Misr 1) in Damietta Port

New Container Terminal (Tahya Misr 1) in Damietta Port - Egypt

Ports & Marinal Works   ::  Ongoing Projects   ::  2023  ::  

Executing Agency: JV of the Arab Contractors Company and the Greek Archirodon Construction Company
Within the framework of developing all Egyptian ports to make Egypt a global center of trade and logistics, the New Container Terminal (Tahya Misr 1) in Damietta Port.

The terminal's capacity reaches 3.5 million TEU of container ships, with berth lengths of 1,970 m, a depth of 18 m, and a rear yard of 922,000 m2, to increase the capacity of Damietta Port within the framework of establishing Damietta Integrated Logistics Corridor project, which will transform Damietta Port into a global center for transit trade in the Mediterranean within the state's plan within the framework to turn Egypt into a global trade hub.

The project is being implemented in partnership with the global operators (Eurogate, Contship, Hapag-Lloyd) as part of the ministry’s plan to attract the largest companies operating international shipping lines to invest in Egyptian ports and participate in operating the ports, and includes construction work for the berth and excavation of backyards, dry excavation and dredging works for the basin, supplying and installing marine supplies such as (mooring guns - fenders - mooring rings - marine ladders), supplying and installing crane bars, under the supervision of Damietta Port Authority and the implementation of the JV of the Arab Contractors Company and Archirodon.

The scope of the work of the Arab Contractors Company includes the concrete works for the berth for the northern and eastern sides (704 m long for the northern side) and (279 m long for the eastern side), including foundation work with 362 span of diaphragm walls, 257 strip piles, 29,500 m.t. piles, 950,000 m3 yard excavation work, dry excavation works for the dock 416,430 m3, replacement works for the yards with an amount of 400,000 m3, and the supply work for marine supplies and crane bars has been completed.

The terminal is considered one of the most important and largest container terminals for import, export, and transit in the Mediterranean Sea and is a major gateway to the European continent.