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DP World Sokhna welcomes cruise ship

DUBAI, October 25, 2017

Egypt-based DP World Sokhna, a marine terminal of global shipping terminal operator DP World, today (October 25) welcomed the first regular cruise ship, the “Cleo” , since 2011 in Sokhna port.

The port is expected to receive weekly cruise ships bringing tourists to Egypt, said a statement from DP World.

To celebrate the occasion, DP World-Sokhna hosted a welcome event for over 100 tourists on the cruise ship featuring an Egyptian folkloric troupe, it said.

The tourists then travelled for a short visit to Cairo to see the pyramids before proceeding their cruise to Hurghada, it added.

Ajay Singh, CEO of DP World-Sokhna, said: “We are honoured to welcome the first regular cruise ship to Sokhna port since 2011.”

“This is a unique milestone highlighting our capability to serve cargo and passenger ships alike,” he said.

“We are expanding our business to introduce cruise ship services to support the tourism sector of the country and its importance to the local economy,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service

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