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Egypt-Sudan route gets first clean energy cruise ship

The newly launched 4-level cruise ship is powered by clean wind energy and is set to arrive in Wadi Halfa in northern Sudan 27 March

Ahram Online , Sunday 24 Mar 2019
Egypt
File Photo: A picture of a cruise in the Nile (Photo: Reuters)
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The first touristic trip by a clean energy cruise ship sailed Saturday evening in the Nile between Egypt and Sudan, MENA news agency reported. 

On its journey between Egypt and Sudan, the ship passed through Lake Nasser. 

Moustafa Amer, deputy chairman of the Nile Valley Authority for River Navigation, told MENA that the ship is headed from Lake Nasser to Wadi Halfa in northern Sudan.

Amer said the trip is scheduled to arrive at the port of Wadi Halfa on 27 March, confirming that the newly launched 4-level cruise ship is powered by clean wind energy.

He explained that the ship has all the means of modern navigation to ensure arrival in Sudan.

He added that the cruise is the first of its kind to be launched between Egypt and Sudan and that it is different from commercial flight alternatives. Passengers can enjoy a number of tourist attractions along the Nile between Egypt and Sudan.

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