​East Port-Said Region:

  • Readiness: During 2018
  • Description:
    • The region consists of East Portsaid Port and the surrounding area. The Related region is connected to west of Portsaid area through three tunnels for cars and railway.
    • The region offers has a huge capacity to expand geographically, as it includes the following:
      • Logistic Services area
      • Industrial zone
      • Two residential areas: Medium and Luxurious
      • Fish Farms Area
    • The port is re-planned for expansion through the construction of two new berths; for containers and pouring. In addition to taking advantage from the expanson capabilities of the region in establishing Value Added Services area to offer high-quality services in the port.
  • Advantages:
    • In order to avoid congestion and the lengthy waiting periods for ships to enter the port, an extra entry channel was drilled to facilitate entrance to the port directly
    • Infrastructure
      • Designing smart infrastructure networks to cope with the Smart Cities standards in service quality, control, and facing risks is ongoing.
      • The region relies on desalinated sea water as the main source of water
      • Based on its right to establish investment companies, the authority is open to sign Egyptian and/or foreign partnerships in establishing desalination and power plants, and to sell the energy generated for the company owning the facility.
  • Masterplan of the region:
    • There are no plans to include wind farms or solar power generation plants within the masterplan for the region, but it is welcomed to use clean energy sources, aa a common component of the combined power stations.
    • Due to the geotechnical nature of the region's lands, only medium and light industries are welcomed. For example, sports clothing and tools.
  • restrictions imposed in region: None

West Qantara:

  • Readiness: NO CONTENT AVAILABLE
  • Description: The region is characterized by its strategic location, between the river Nile Delta, Tenth of Ramadan industrial city, also it is very close to the shore of the waterway of the Suez Canal
  • Advantages:
    • Infrastructure: The area is partly covered with networks of public utilities such as water, electricity, sewage.
  • Masterplan of the region:
    • Due to height limitations in region listed below, the region is planned for light industry, particularly in the area of the bounds by the contour of the three meters height. For example, agribusiness industries, food packaging, etc.
  • restrictions imposed in region:
    • Due to the relative proximity of the region from the air defense military bases in Suez Canal Zone, the maximum height of building is determined in the region to the contour lines ascendingly ordered from nearer to further of 3 meters, 6 meters, 9 meters, 12 meters, and 15 meters.

Ain Sokhna area:

  • Readiness: the area is operating at full capacity
  • Description: NO CONTENT IS AVAILABLE
  • Advantages:
    • Infrastructure: The area is served and fully connected with electricity and water networks. Also, a new water plant is under construction, to cover the current water deficit.
  • Masterplan for the region:
    • The area is equipped to receive all types of light, medium, and heavy industries, in addition to commercial and touristic projects.​

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  • ​Figure 1: Ain Sokhna Master Plan