Egypt - Urban & Transport

Egypt’s Suez Canal revenues hit record $2.3 bln in Q1 2023

Suez Canal revenues hit a record $2.3 billion in Q1 of 2023, according to figures released by the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) on Tuesday.

Gov’t to allocate housing for relocated Warraq Island residents

The government is allocating alternative housing units for the relocated residents of Warraq Island in Ard El-Matar urban development project in nearby Imbaba as well as in several new cities, Minister of Housing Assem El-Gazzar announced on Monday.

6 people killed, 8 injured in microbus-tractor collision in Giza

Six people were killed and eight other injured as a microbus collided with a farming tractor on Al-Kurimat Road in Giza, authorities said.

Egypt developing 'KuSui' device to generate water from air with Japanese technology

Egypt’s Ministry of Military Production is manufacturing a prototype of a device that generates water from the air using state-of-the-art technology developed by the Japanese firm MIZUHA.

Navigation in Suez Canal unaffected by minor collision, says authority chairman

Navigation in the Suez Canal remains unaffected after a minor collision between two tanker ships in the Great Bitter Lake region on Tuesday, the chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA), Osama Rabie confirmed.

Cairo starts reducing street lighting amid state's plan to rationalise energy use

Cairo has started its plan to reduce lighting in steets, public squares and main axes by 75 percent as part of the government’s plan to rationalise energy consumption nationwide in order to export more natural gas.

Egypt’s Cabinet okays 1968 Vienna Convention on Road Traffic

Egypt’s Cabinet approved during its weekly meeting in Cairo on Wednesday a draft presidential decree on the 1968 Convention on Road Traffic, commonly known as the Vienna Convention on Road Traffic.

ENRRA approves third unit for Dabaa nuclear power plant with safety measures

The Egyptian Nuclear & Radiological Regulatory Authority (ENRRA) has given the green light to establish a third unit for the Dabaa nuclear power plant.

6 killed, 13 injured in microbus-truck collision in Egypt's Nile Delta

Six people were killed and 13 others were injured when a pickup vehicle collided with a microbus on Wednesday on the Zagazig-Belbeis road in the Nile Delta governorate of Sharqiya.

4 dead, 11 injured as pick-up overturns on Cairo-Suez road

Four people were killed and 11 others injured when a pickup truck spiralled out of control before turning over on the Cairo-Suez Desert road on Tuesday.

Egypt’s 4th high-speed Talgo train to run Cairo-to-Aswan daily from Wednesday

The fourth high-speed Spanish Talgo train in Egyptian service will start making daily runs on Wednesday along the Cairo-Aswan line, according to the Egyptian National Railways Authority (ENRA).

Cairo Metro extends operating hours for Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr

During the holy month of Ramadan and the three-day holiday of Eid Al-Fitr, the three lines of Cairo Metro will extend their working hours by up to one hour, announced the Egyptian Company for Metro Management and Operations (ECM).

Egypt signs protocol with Spanish Talgo to manufacture rail train carriages

Egypt has signed a cooperation protocol with Spanish high-speed train manufacturer Talgo to manufacture railway passenger carriages domestically.

Cairo's Al-Azhar tunnel to extend operating hours during Ramadan

Cairo Governor Major-General Khaled Abdel-Aal announced on Wednesday extending the operating hours of the Al-Azhar tunnel — the longest in Cairo with a length of 2.6 kilometres — during the holy month of Ramadan, which starts on Thursday 23 March.

Egypt’s Suez Canal signs agreement to establish solid, liquid waste management company

Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority (SCA) signed on Monday an agreement with leading ship management group, Greek V, and Egyptian-Greek businessman Eric Adam to establish a company for solid and liquid waste management.

Egypt launches first mobile centre to convert cars to run on natural gas

Egypt inaugurated on Thursday its first mobile centre for converting vehicles to operate on natural gas as part of its efforts to expand reliance on clean and cheap energy.

Egyptian Nuclear and Radiological Regulatory Authority receives ISO 9001:2015 certification

The Egyptian Nuclear and Radiological Regulatory Authority (ENRRA) announced on Wednesday that it has been awarded the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 certificatification for achieving the required standards in their quality management system (QMS).

EgyptAir celebrates International Women's Day with all-female flight to Athens

Egypt's Ministry of Aviation recently marked International Women's Day with a special flight crewed entirely by women.

Egypt’s Suez Canal records highest ever daily transit rate

Navigation traffic in the Suez Canal recorded its highest ever daily transit rate, with 107 ships crossing from both directions without waiting and a total net tonnage of 6.3. million tons, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Osama Rabie said on Monday.

Toll in Qalyoub train crash rises to four dead, 23 injured

Casualties in the Egyptian Nile Delta train accident have increased to four deaths and 23 injuries, the Ministry of Health and Population announced on Wednesday.

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