Progress on the New Waterway Discussed

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met yesterday, May 17th 2015, with the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish to discuss the progress being made on the New Suez Canal project. 

During the meeting, President Sisi emphasized that the project must be completed on time and in accordance with the latest international standards.

According to spokesman Alaa Youssef, the President ordered Mamish to follow up preparations for inaugurating the new project in August and coordinate with all bodies concerned with the project.

The multi-billion New Suez Canal project was launched on 5 August 2014. The scheme is part of the Suez Canal Development project, which includes development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port Said, in addition to a seaport in the South Sinai city of Nuweiba and the development of Sharm Al-Sheikh airport.

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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