230 thousand tons of wheat silos in the port’s public and private sectors
During the past 24 hours, Damietta Port received 28 general cargo ships, and the handling of trucks reached 5,000 trucks. The authority estimated the total shipments of wheat and grain stored in the silos of the public and private sectors at the port at about 230 thousand tons. The balance of the grain and grain silo for the public sector reached about 62 thousand tons, while the balance of wheat in the private sector stores reached 168 thousand tons.
Damietta Port Authority stated that the export movement included about 15,000 tons of general cargo, including 5,500 tons of phosphate, 5,500 tons of sand, 2,200 tons of urea, 300 tons of ethanol, 1,200 tons of cement and 300 tons of molasses.
In addition, the import movement of general cargo reached 36 thousand tons, including 11 thousand tons of soybeans, 730 tons of wheat, 270 tons of edible oil, 1400 tons of beech wood, 7 thousand tons of ablacash, 1000 tons of scrap, 1100 tons of iron, 10 thousand tons of beans and 3500 tons of lentils.
The total export movement from the containers reached 971 TEUs, including vegetables “potatoes, beans, beets, carrots, artichokes, peppers, cauliflower, and frozen mixed vegetables”, agricultural crops “marjoram, alfalfa, chamomile, lemon and onions”, and fruits “strawberries, oranges and tangerines” that are exported to each of the Emirates, Lebanon, Malta, Ukraine and Belgium Germany, Singapore, Spain, Italy, England, the Netherlands, Russia, China and India. While the number of imported containers reached 365 TEUs and the number of transit containers reached 3373 TEUs.
The article traded 5,000 trucks in Damietta Port within 24 hours. It was written in the Al-Borsa newspaper.