In Photos: Voyaging Across Egypt’s Main Sea Ports

In Photos: Voyaging Across Egypt’s Main Sea Ports

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The seaports are places of oceangoing ships ,where the land and the open sea meet to communicate in trade. Egypt’s fascinating geographical location plays a valuable role in facilitating its maritime transport, and its exceptional ports that border the Mediterranean and Red Seas as well as the Suez Canal make it stand out internationally.

There are five main commercial ports in Egypt, namely the Greater Alexandria Port (Alexandria and Dekheila port), the Damietta Port, Port Said, the Suez Port (including Adabiya Port) and the Safaga Port. Here is a look at some of Egypt’s main ports that are invaluable to its present and future.

Greater Alexandrian Port [Alexandria and Dekheila Port]

Alexandria Port | Photo Credit via Wikimedia
Alexandria Port | Photo Credit via Flickr
Alexandria Port Old Photograph circa 1910 | Photo Credit via Flickr

Port Said Port

Port Said Port | Photo Credit: Flickr
Port Said Port 1899 | Photo Credit: Picyrl
Port Said Port 1905| Photo Credit: Picryl

Damietta Port

Photo Credit: Flickr
Photo Credit: Wikimedia
Photo Credit: Flickr

Honorary Mention: Egypt’s Suez Canal


Photo Credit: Wikimedia
Photo Credit | Egyptian Regulatory Reform and Development Activity (ERRADA)
Photo Credit: Wikimedia

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Farah Rafik is a graduate from the American University in Cairo (AUC) with a dual degree in Multimedia Journalism and Political Science. After being an active participant in Model United Nation (MUN) conferences both locally and internationally, Farah discovered her love for writing. When she isn’t writing about Arts & Culture for Egyptian Streets, she is busy watching films and shows to review. Writing isn’t completed without a coffee or an iced matcha latte in hand—that she regularly spills. She occasionally challenges herself in reading challenges on Goodreads, and can easily read a book a day.

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