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Egypt launches first shipment to Kenya as part of Gosour project

As part of the Gosour project, Egypt launched its first shipping line from Ain Sokhna port to Kenya’s Mombasa port — a project highly praised by the private and public sectors.
Container ships sail across the Gulf of Suez towards the Red Sea before entering the Suez Canal, in El Ain El Sokhna in Suez, east of Cairo, Egypt, March 17, 2018. Picture taken March 17, 2018. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh - RC1C36310DE0
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CAIRO — Egypt launched Oct. 24 a new shipping line from Ain Sokhna port to Kenya’s Mombasa port, as part of the Gosour project of Egypt’s Ministry of Public Business Sector to promote intra-Egyptian trade with African countries.

The first shipment, which departed Oct. 20 from Ain Sokhna in Suez, included 52 container ships, representing over 50% of the target for the first three months starting from the October launch of the project, the ministry said. 

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