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Sunday, 24 February 2019

Egypt’s Port Tawfik to Saudi’s Jeddah ferry route reopens

Egyptian and Saudi authorities have reopened the Port Tawfiq-Jeddah ferry route after 13 years of inactivity, Red Sea Ports Authority head Ayman Saleh said, according to Al Ahram. The route was suspended in 2006 after the MS El Salam 98 ferry disaster saw the loss of over 1,000 Egyptian expats, Hajj pilgrims and crew members.

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