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  • 22 February 2013

    Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamesh said yesterday that the people of Canal cities did not commit any hostile act against the Canal’s waterway or facilities. During the signing of a contract between Alexandria Port Authority and Timsah Shipbuilding Company – a subsidiary of the Suez Canal Authority – to build two tugboats […]

  • 18 January 2013

    The dredging process for a new side channel leading directly to East Port Said commenced on 15 January. The new channel will allow ships coming from the Mediterranean to enter the Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT), without hindering the Suez Canal convoys. Ships calling at the SCCT have taken advantage of a special standing as […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Prime Minister Hisham Qandil said on Sunday 9/12/2012 that a massive national project to develop Suez Canal axis is ready to be carried out. The project will attract investments boosting up the Egyptian economy, said the Premier after a meeting with Minister of Housing and Urban Development Tarek Wafiq. Establishing a logistic region in Suez […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Ministers of Housing, Industry, Transport, Investment, Planning & International Cooperation, Higher Education and Communications met in al-Ismailia yesterday to discuss activation of the national project of Technology Valley East of the Suez Canal. “The visit by the minister, who form the ministerial group on the development of the Suez Canal Axis, falls within the […]

  • 11 October 2012

    The Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) had two successful navigational trials to test the port access and turning basins for 15,500 TEU vessels. The first trial was on the “Eleonora Maersk” arriving from the Suez Canal’s North Bound Convoy, with a draft of 14.9 m. She berthed alongside before safely re-joining the convoy to continue […]

  • 10 October 2012

    The deepening of the canal’s western effluents from 48 feet to 52 feet is nearly complete, stated Mohab Mamish, the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority. Thanks to this project, the bigger container vessels entering the 120-mile stretch of waterway from the Mediterranean will reduce their crossing time to around four hours, according to egyptindependent.com. […]

  • 17 September 2012

    Dr. Rashad Al Matainy Transport Minister said that he will take all steps and actions that lead to solving problems of Damietta Port, completing plans to develop the port and deepening the waterway and strengthening quays to receive ships of new generations. The minister pointed out during his meeting with members of the Transport and […]

  • 4 September 2012

    Two days ago, the ministers of housing, transport, investment and industry held a meeting to examine executive steps and timeframes for a national project – the development of the Suez Canal zone. Tariq Wafiq, the Housing and Urban Communities Minister, stated: “The project will include the development of Port Said and East Port Said, Ismailia, […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    DP World Sokhna, the Red Sea commercial gateway to Egypt’s capital Cairo, has received two new STS (ship-to-shore) gantry cranes in a further boost to productivity at the container facility operated by global marine terminal operator DP World. The two cranes, manufactured by ZPMC of China, were brought to port by the vessel Zhen-Hua 18 […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Vessels

    A Damen Cutter Suction Dredger, type CSD500, has been built under license by Canal Naval Construction for the Egyptian General Authority for Fish Resource Development. The customer, a long term Damen customer, requested local construction which was supervised by Damen Technical Cooperation (DTC). Damen delivered a complete dredging package so that the customer could start […]

  • 30 May 2012

    The Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) received and worked the first eastbound call of the new ABX (Asia – Black Sea Express) Service operated by the G6 Consortium, comprised of APL, Hapag-Lloyd AG, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Mitsui O.S.K Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Orient Overseas Container Line. The MOL Performance arrived ahead of schedule, having […]

  • 26 March 2012

    According to Bloomberg, Egypt’s Ministry of Transport stated that A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S may contribute to the building of a navigation side channel in the Suez Canal Container Terminal at Port Said. The Ministry of Transport also announced that the planned project will cost about $83 million. About SCCT Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) is a […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Committee on Transport and Communications in the Egyptian Shura Council yesterday paid a visit to Damietta Port Authority, during which they were received by Rear Admiral Suleiman Sami Mahmoud Chairman of Damietta Port Authority. According to a statement from Dr. Mohammed Sadiq Chairman of the Committee that the aim of the visit to the […]

  • 20 February 2012

    Minister of Transport Galal Mustafa said the government approved a project to dig a side canal to East of Port Said harbor. The new waterway, with a 9-Kms length 18.5-meters depth will cost around EGP510 million, he said on Sunday 19/2/2012. The new canal will allow handling giant container ships, he added. Port Said lies […]

  • 12 January 2012

    Prime Minister Kamal al-Ganzouri decided yesterday to revive the plan on land reclamation after a seven-year stoppage…   (allafrica) [mappress] Source: allafrica, January 12, 2012;

  • 9 November 2011

    Egypt’s tourism authority has announced that the river Nile will be opened up for the resumption of the “long Nile cruise,” the full 14-day … By Sue Bryant (cruisecritic) [mappress] Source: cruisecritic, November 9, 2011

  • 31 May 2011

    Qatar said on Sunday that it had signed an agreement with Egypt to establish two new ports with the potential to create more than a million… By Andy Sambidge (arabianbusiness) [mappress] Source: arabianbusiness, May 31, 2011;      

  • 13 May 2011

    Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Ayman Farid Abu Hadid has announced an agreement with Sudan involving the allocation of 1.25 mi… (almasryalyoum) [mappress] Source: almasryalyoum, May 13, 2011;

  • 9 March 2011

      Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Egypt: Transport and Logistics Sector 2010 – 2011” report to their offering. Water is still key to Egypt’s Economic health. During 2010 there was moderate growth in the sector and the start of new initiatives to increase internal trade using the river Nile. Medium and […]

  • 8 February 2011

      Under the auspices of Admiral Ahmed Aly Fadel, SCA Chairman, and professor Mohamed Al Zoghby, SCU President, the 2nd international forum, “the Suez Canal and the International Variables “, was held for 2 days in the SCU conference Hall, and the SCA Research Centre Hall. This forum will be held, according to the last […]

  • 28 January 2011

    The Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) is set to complete its Phase 2 expansion next year, which will double its size. With the completion… (ctl) [mappress] Source: ctl, January 28, 2011;

  • 14 October 2010

    Egypt’s Prime Minister HE Ahmed Nazif and DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem today officiated at a signing ceremony of an … (thisismoney) [mappress] Source: thisismoney, October 15, 2010;

  • 24 June 2010

    The first berth of the second phase project of Egypt’s Port Said East Container Terminal has been completed, the Chinese builder said…   [mappress] Source: newsystocks, June 24, 2010;

  • 23 June 2010

    The Suez Canal, located in Egypt, is a 101 mile (163 km) long canal that connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Gulf of Suez, a northern…   [mappress] Source: Suez Canal, June 23, 2010

  • 3 December 2009

    THE Egyptian government is proposing a new entrance channel to the Suez Canal, in the hope of easing access to Port Said’s container terminal, according to sources in the country… Read More: Lloyd’s List

  • 2 December 2020
    Equipment

    The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has replaced the rubber cutterhead bearings on the 102m (335ft) dredger Mahmoud Younis with a water-lubricated Composite bearing from Thordon Bearings. The retrofit, which took place at the Port Said Shipyard’s floating drydock, follows the success of a similar installation aboard CSD Mashhour, the largest dredger in the SCA fleet. […]