March 15, 2019 / 12:34 PM / 4 days ago

Egypt reopens Meditteranean ports after weather improves

ALEXANDRIA, March 15 (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities have reopened the Mediterranean ports of Alexandria and Dekheila after weather conditions improved, the Alexandria Port Authority said on Friday.

The ports were shut on Wednesday and the closure caused a backlog of 40 vessels, the authority said.

Reporting by Ahmed Salem; Writing by Nadine Awadalla Editing by Louise Heavens

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