Current Nawat at Egyptian ports
  • Red Sea El-Wasm (El-Awaa) Start 16 October - Duration 13 day ، Autumn

Alexandria Port receives 340 tourists of different nationalities after taking all precautions to prevent Corona virus from infiltrating the country

Within the framework of the directives of H.E Lieutenant-General Kamel El-Wazir The Minister of Transport, to take the necessary measures and tighten control over seaports and ports to protect the country and citizens from epidemics and transboundary virus diseases,  Captain Tarek Shaheen, Chairman of Alexandria Port Authority, accompanied by Major General Ezzat Abdel Qader, Director of the General Administration of Port Police, received the Maltese cruise ship "Celestyel Crystal" coming from Greece carrying 340 tourists of different nationalities in addition to a crew consisting of 380 seafarer. Before the arrival of the ship, captain Shaheen stressed the necessity of raising the degree of readiness at the port to the maximum level declaring the state of emergency to receive the cruise ship taking a series of precautionary measures to prevent the infilration of "Corona" virus into the country, where a team from the Quarantine Department was present to exaemine tourists and service crew on board the ship in an area at the external anchor before arriving at the tourist passenger terminal, where all tourists were tested with a remote temperature measuring device. It was confirmed that there were no suspicious cases Captain \ Shaheen added that the specialists at the port continue to educate all port employees about the seriousness of the disease and the methods of transmission, and how to follow preventive procedures, and to deal with any case of suspected infection and treatment methods

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