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closure of Alex and Dekheila straits due to mal weather conditions

  Reda ElGhanddour, Alex port authority spokesman said that vessel traffic administration has decided, during first hours of today morning Tuesday 26 February 2019, closing of Alex and Dekheila straits due to raise of waves and of wind speed to rates that does not allow for  launches traffic  and ascending and descending of the pilot from and to the vessel securely.

  ElGhandour has added that stevedoring processes of vessels’ berthing at port and entrance and departure of cargo and shipments to and from the port will continue normally despite the strait closure.

 Admiral/ Medhat Attia, head of the port authority has directed different port administrations to be careful and follow safety and security instructions during stevedoring process and during entrance and departure of shipments, trains and cargo to and from the port to preserve  safety of souls and possessions. He also stressed that operations center and salvage units are to be ready and alert to receive call signs of vessels and equipment existing in port and to rapidly deal with the matter.   


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