Africa

Egypt: New Suez Canal Dredging Kicks Off

Egypt: New Suez Canal Dredging Kicks Off

Major General Kamel al-Waziri, chief of the Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces, said that the New Suez Canal dredging program will start today. Waziri added that dredgers will enter into the site of the New Suez Canal to begin the second stage of digging in parallel with the dry digging. On August 5, President Abdel […]

Top News – August 25 to 31, 2014

Top News – August 25 to 31, 2014

Royal IHC Starts Building EasydredgeTM 2700 for Stock Royal IHC is constructing the first vessel in its range of competitively priced standard trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD). It has started to build the Easydredge™ 2700 for stock in response to the increasing global demand for TSHDs with an extremely short delivery time.    Infrastructure Technology Development Award […]

New Equipment Arrives at Suez Canal Project

New Equipment Arrives at Suez Canal Project

Around 17.5 million cubic meters of material have been dug so far at the newly-launched Suez Canal Project, military spokesman Brigadier Mohamed Samir said. In a statement, Samir noted that some 52 companies are now working at the project site. He added that new equipment were imported from aboard for the project. On August 5, […]

DP World: Strong Financial Results in 2014

DP World: Strong Financial Results in 2014

Global marine terminal operator DP World announced strong financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the six months to 30 June 2014, delivering profit attributable to owners of the Company before separately disclosed items of $332 million, 40.8% ahead of the first half of 2013 on a like-for-like basis. Revenue of $1,659 […]

Ackermans & van Haaren Posts 2014 Half-Year Results

Ackermans & van Haaren Posts 2014 Half-Year Results

Ackermans & van Haaren realized a net profit in the first half of 2014 of 96.4 million euros, an increase by 1.6 million euros (+1.6%) over last year. The increase of the half-year profit is primarily thanks to a substantial improvement (+31.9 million euros) in the result of the participations, amounting to 96.0 million euros […]

“Dredging without Boundaries” Set for November

“Dredging without Boundaries” Set for November

The CEDA African Section will be hosting an international symposium “Dredging without Boundaries” on 27-28 November 2014, in Casablanca, Morocco. Dredging works have an important role in the construction and maintenance of port infrastructure in the world and particularly on the North African coast. Dredging projects are based around the three key parameters of environment, […]

Xbloc Application on Reunion Island

Xbloc Application on Reunion Island

BAM Infraconsult bv (under its trade name Delta Marine Consultants) has signed a license agreement for the use of Xbloc for the construction of the new coastal road (Nouvelle route du littoral) on the French island La Réunion in the Indian Ocean. The license agreement has been signed with a joint venture of GTOI (part […]

New Suez Canal: 13.6 Million Cubic Meters of Material Removed

New Suez Canal: 13.6 Million Cubic Meters of Material Removed

Military Spokesman Brigadier Mohamed Samir yesterday said that 13.6 million cubic meters of material was excavated from the newly-launched Suez Canal project. In its statement, Samir noted that some 43 companies are now working at the project site and 5 companies are waiting to start work until necessary equipment arrives. He also said that the companies […]

UPDATE: Prime Minister Inspects New Suez Canal (Egypt)

UPDATE: Prime Minister Inspects New Suez Canal (Egypt)

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab made an inspection visit to the digging site of the new Suez Canal Development Project on Tuesday. The PM was accompanied by Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish. As for funding the digging works of the new Suez Canal, Mahlab said it will be made through public subscription, government […]

Dar Al-Handassa Nabs Suez Canal Development Contract

Dar Al-Handassa Nabs Suez Canal Development Contract

During a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab and nine ministers, the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority and Head of the Executive Council of the New Suez Canal Project, Vice-Admiral Mohab Mamish, said the Egyptian-Bahraini Dar Al-Handassa consortium won the contract of carrying out the landscape of the Suez Canal Development Project. He […]







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