CMA CGM to operate container terminal at Egypt's Alexandria port

Operations at the planned terminal are due to start in 2022, CMA CGM said

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. Container trucks stand in line on the road due to bad weather in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, March 30, 2019.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Container trucks stand in line on the road due to bad weather in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, March 30, 2019.

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PARIS - French shipping group CMA CGM said on Wednesday it has reached an agreement with Egypt to operate a future container terminal at the port of Alexandria.

Operations at the planned terminal are due to start in 2022, CMA CGM said in a statement.

(Reporting by Gus Trompiz Editing by Chris Reese) ((gus.trompiz@thomsonreuters.com; +33 1 49 49 52 18; Reuters Messaging: gus.trompiz.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

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