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First Triple-E vessel visits Suez Canal terminal

The 18,300 TEU capacity Maren Maersk has become the second Triple-E class vessel to call an Egyptian port and the first with a commercial stop at the Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) at Port Said East.

APM Terminals, the majority shareholder of SCCT, partnered with the Egyptian government and local authorities to complete a dredging […]

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Fire erupts after boxship hits gantry crane in Port Said

The boxship involved in the accident is identified by several sources as the 13,092 TEU Cosco Hope. Four people were reportedly injured during the incident.

A fire broke out at Egypt’s Port Said last night after a container ship hit a gantry crane while leaving the Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT), a source who […]

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