Damietta Port accelerates green drive

Damietta Port

Source: DPA

Damietta Port in Egypt is accelerating its drive to replace its fossil fuel-powered cranes with electric cargo lifting equipment to save on fuel and reduce diesel emissions.

The port, run bu Damietta Ports Authority (DPA), is one of the 15 commercial ports in Egypt that is improving operations to achieve “international classification as environment friendly green ports.”

According to DPA chairman Walid Awad, Damietta port “is successfully” making a shift from carbon emitting fuels to the use of “environmentally friendly electric powered cranes for handling operations.”

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