CAIRO: DP World Sokhna, the main gateway of trade in Egypt, and the operator of the Ein Sokhna port, an affiliate of the Suez Canal Economic Zone, managed “the largest shipping process in the history of the port” with a volume of 8,580 cubic meters of steel transformers.
The shipment was loaded onboard MSM Douro destined for Germany. The consignment belongs to Ferrometalzo Steel Construction, one of the largest metal manufacturers in the region.
The giant general cargo ship MSM Douro is about 109.02 meters long, 15.86 meters wide, and has a capacity of 5,733 tons.
Gerard van den Heuvel, CEO of DP World Sokhna and General Manager of DP World Egypt, said: “The volume of the shipment of metallurgical equipment reached 8,580 cubic meters.”