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VIDEO: New Suez Canal Dredging

VIDEO: New Suez Canal Dredging

Director of Dredgers’ Administration with the Suez Canal Authority, Ahmed Sayed Ahmed, stated recently that the project of digging the New Suez Canal so far underwent several stages, including designing, dry digging and dredging. Ahmed added that the dredging stage reached 9 meters depth, as about 20,000 cubic meters are currently being dredged per day […]

Another Damen Dredger for Nigerian Customer

Another Damen Dredger for Nigerian Customer

A Nigerian customer has added his 9th Damen dredger to its fleet. The CSD500 type cutter suction dredger was chosen due to the excellent availability of Damen Field Service in Nigeria. This local presence was very practical as well due to the challenging assembly conditions. The Damen Shipyards Group has a spares stock available in Nigeria […]

New Suez Canal Dredging Moves Forward

New Suez Canal Dredging Moves Forward

Director of Dredgers’ Administration with the Suez Canal Authority, Ahmed Sayed Ahmed, has announced that the project of digging the New Suez Canal so far underwent several stages, including designing, dry digging and dredging. Ahmed added that the dredging stage reached 9 meters depth, as about 20,000 cubic meters are currently being dredged per day […]

Highlights of the Week – Readers’ Choice

Highlights of the Week – Readers’ Choice

Van Oord Paves the Way for Koper Port Growth The Group Luka Koper, one of the fastest growing ports in the Adriatic Sea, and Dutch-based company Van Oord have completed the first phase of the Port Koper deepening project.    CHEC Wins Ashdod Port Gig China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) has won the contract to […]

Minister Inspects Tema Port Development (Ghana)

Minister Inspects Tema Port Development (Ghana)

Ghana’s Minister of Transport, Mrs Dzifa Ativor, recently expressed her satisfaction on the ongoing development works at the Tema Port that will improve the port’s operations and meet international standards. The expansion projects, which started in 2013 at the cost of $120 million, is being executed by Amandi, an international construction engineering firm and is expected to […]

New Equipment Arrives at Dar es Salaam Port

New Equipment Arrives at Dar es Salaam Port

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has recently managed heavy lift vessel project for Shanghai-based heavy-duty equipment manufacturer ZPMC in Tanzania. Last month, ISS Tanzania acted as port and discharging agents for the carrier Zen Hua 21 which was carrying two SSG (Ship to Shore Gantry) and seven RTG (Rubber-Tyred Gantry) cranes for the Tanzania International Container […]

New Initiative to Assess Flood Risks

New Initiative to Assess Flood Risks

The World Resources Institute (WRI), Deltares and three other Dutch research organizations launched a four-year initiative yesterday at the UN Climate Summit in New York. This initiative is supported by the Government of the Netherlands, that will assess flood risks and recommend practical steps to reduce these risks in different geographic and socio-economic settings globally. Aqueduct […]

New Suez Canal: 25 Pct of Digging Work Finished

New Suez Canal: 25 Pct of Digging Work Finished

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi is closely following up the developments related to the New Suez Canal Project, said Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish. The project is moving in line with the scheduled timeline, he added during a celebration organized by the Arab Academy for Science Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) […]

Utilizing the Full Potential of Dredging Works

Utilizing the Full Potential of Dredging Works

Marine extraction sites alter the morphology of the seabed and in doing so offer unique opportunities to create a new environment in these locations, stated the article “Utilizing the Full Potential of Dredging Works: Ecologically Enriched Extraction Sites”, published in the September issue of Terra et Aqua Journal. A new physical lay-out means deeper waters and […]

Highlights of the Week – Readers’ Choice

Highlights of the Week – Readers’ Choice

Water Enters New Suez Canal Suez Canal Authority Chairman Mohab Mamish announced yesterday that water has entered the New Suez Canal waterway from the northern and southern entrances of the Canal. He added that this is a historical moment for the country. Read More   VIDEO: Dredging for Eko Atlantic City Off the coast of […]







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