The competitiveness index measures how well each terminal compares with the others. Port Said, El-Dekheila and Alexandria are among the top five in this category. Alexandria has the lowest competitiveness index. The following table lists the top five terminals in Egypt, and their competitiveness index. In this article, we’ll compare the Alexandria container terminal with the other four. While Alexandria’s competitiveness index is the lowest among the major ports, the other two are quite competitive.
Sheltainer, a project incorporating shipping containers, aims to meet the needs of refugees, exiles, students, and low-income families. Its housing units range from three-metre and six-metre containers to individual dwelling units arranged in clusters of eight or more around a central courtyard. Sheltainer containers are highly durable, robust, and affordable. In addition, they can be adapted to fit the local environment.
The concept for Sheltainer began with shipping containers and is an easy and practical solution to a basic human need. The company is dedicated to meeting the housing needs of low-income families, students, and refugees. The concept was partly based on microhousing solutions, which analyzes the needs of those living in developing countries. However, there are still many questions that remain unanswered, such as how to best use storage containers in the area.
Alexandria Container Handling Company
The Alexandria Container and Cargo Handling Company, also known as ACCHCO, operates two storage facilities located in northern Egypt. It also provides land transportation services, customs clearance, and internal licensing arrangements. In February 1998, ACCHCO received an ISO9002 certificate. The company was also granted the ISO 9001-2000 Quality Management System (QMS) certificate in 2003. In 2004, ACCHCO was listed on the Cairo and Alexandria Stock Exchange.
The Port of Alexandria has twenty-five berths that range in depth from four to eleven meters. The terminal includes one roll-on/roll-off berth that is thirty meters long. The Port of Alexandria is comprised of six major zones. Zone one contains berths five to fifteen. The facility is comprised of over fifty thousand square meters of covered storage buildings and storage yards. Alexandria Container and Cargo Handling Company also offers a wide range of marine services.
El-Dekheila port is a natural extension of the Alexandria Port. It has sufficient surface area to accommodate future expansions and is located next to the Free Zone, iron and steel complex, and West Alexandria Electric Generator. The Port of Alexandria was established in 1900 BC and today handles more than 34% of Egypt’s foreign trade. It also houses the Alexandria Container and Cargo Handling Company, which was founded in 1984.
ACCHCO operates two ports in Egypt. The Alexandria Container and Cargo Handling Company (ACHCO) has ordered three Konecranes empty container handlers for its facilities at Alexandria and El-Dekheila. The three Konecranes lift trucks are scheduled to arrive in June. They will join a large fleet of Konecranes lift trucks that operate at ACCHCO’s facilities.
The port of Damietta, Egypt has recently expanded its capacity for container storage. Three major companies, Hapag-Lloyd, Eurogate and Contship Italia, have formed a joint venture to expand the port’s capacity. Hapag-Lloyd will own 39% of the new terminal, while Eurogate will hold 29.5% and Contship Damietta Srl will hold the remaining 1%. The deal will also open the doors for local Egyptian trade.
In addition to its excellent location, the Port of Damietta offers 24/7 advanced security. The port is equipped with modern stevedoring equipment that makes entering and exiting easy. In addition, the port is an important transit point for vessels transiting the Suez Canal. The Suez Canal is more than 11 km long and 15 meters deep. Damietta is one of the world’s largest ports for cargo movement. The city has one of the highest container storage rates, but prices are higher than at other ports.
Ein El-Sokhna container storage facility was developed by the DP World-Sokhna port development company in Egypt. This project will make the port the only one in the country capable of handling large container ships. It will also add 1.3 km of pavement, 400 meters of which will be used in the first phase, and three hundred and fifty thousand square meters of container yard space. During its construction, the port will double in size.
The Port of El-Sokhna is located 40 km south of Suez on the Red Sea. The port was developed in phases, aimed at creating a favorable environment for warehousing, shipping, and manufacturing. It is designed to have a long-term economic impact in Egypt and attract investments to the region. Its development is a part of the North West Suez Special Economic Zone, which offers good infrastructure and tax incentives.