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  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT), located east of the northern entrance of the Suez Canal, at the convergence of the continents of Africa, Asia and Europe, is preparing for an even larger role in global trade as the expansion of the man-made waterway linking the Mediterranean and Red Seas enables increased vessel traffic. Four […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister of Manpower and Migration Nahed el-Ashri said that the Ministry stands fully ready to provide support to the New Suez Canal Project. Ashri said that she asked the manpower chief in Ismailia Gamal Abdel-Salam to assess the cost of the project’s needs in order to provide them. The minister made the remarks following a […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Within the framework of ongoing coordination between Damietta Port Authority (DPA) and Damietta Container and Cargo Handling Company, DCHC is currently undertaking an ambitious project to reinforce and deepen its berths to the depth of 17m. The company reported that the project, which is scheduled to last approximately 22 months, will be implemented in three stages […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Dutch dredging vessel Seine arrived at Damietta Port last week to initiate a major deepening operation of the access channel. Damietta Port Authority (DPA) heralded the new year with increasing port’s safe navigation at the access channel to 14 meters instead of the long declared 13,25 meters limit. Practically, Seine’s work is going to […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Some of the world’s largest dredgers will arrive in Egypt over the next few weeks where they will join the crews that are already working on the expansion of the Suez Canal, reported the Middle East News Agency (Mena). According to Engineer Wagdy Zaki, executive manager of the project’s dredging works, Dutch dredging company Van Oord is about to send […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Four Watermaster dredgers have been brought from Finland to improve the environmental condition of the Northern Lakes (lagoons) of Egypt. The Nile Delta estuarine with its wetlands, lakes and lagoons forms a transitional water purification and protective zone before the Mediterranean Sea. This zone is a productive agricultural and aquacultural area, as well as an important […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The General Authority for Fish Resources Development (GAFRD) in Egypt recently took delivery and received training in the operation of two 10-inch Wolverine Class Dredges, designed and manufactured by DSC Dredge facility in Michigan. The GAFRD, responsible for Egypt’s fisheries management, will use the Wolverine dredges to improve the water quality of three wetland lakes in […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch-based education institute IHE Delft will lead a project to improve the flood resilience of the Egyptian coastal city of Alexandria. According to Dutch Water Sector, a new approach – the Anticipatory Flood Management (AFMA) – will be used to make the city better prepared for severe flooding. The AFMA is a public-private partnership that aims […]

  • 11 August 2009

    Despite the cost benefits, from the 1990s onwards, river maintenance was not a priority — dredging and preparing the Nile for navigation halted almost altogether… More: www.businesstodayegypt.com

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Suez Canal Development project will not affect the archaeological sites in Sinai and Suez Canal provinces, said Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damaty. The area of the new project does not include any archaeological sites, he added during his visit on Sunday to Sharqiya province. The digging works were divided into 33 sectors and assigned […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two days ago, Egypt’s prime minister Ibrahim Mahlab paid a visit to Ismailia to follow up the ongoing work at the new Suez Canal project and congratulate the workers on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. Upon his arrival, Mahlab held a meeting with Suez Canal Authority Head Mohab Mamish and a number of officials including […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster has just released a video about their role in the New Suez Canal dredging program. In the video, the semi-submersible heavy transport vessel, Dockwise’s Trustee, mobilizes the first part of the Boskalis’ dredging equipment (cutter suction dredger Edax, Barge 9 and two multipurpose offshore vessels) for the canal expansion project in Egypt. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 […]

  • 1 May 2013

    DPW Sokhna had the privilege of participating in the 1st Mediterranean ports 2013 conference and exhibition which was held in Alexandria on 23-24 April 2013, including the presence of more than 300 executives and decision makers of the important global ports, shipping companies, cargo owners, shipping lines, logistic services companies, ports operating companies, rail ways […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME Group, a Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering company, has secured several international dredging contracts with a total contract value of 150 million euros. It concerns projects that will strongly improve the accessibility of various world ports for international shipping. The execution of the contracts will start immediately and will happen on a tight schedule. […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul‬ Group has just posted on its official facebook page this amazing photo of their Ibn Battuta, one of seven cutter suction dredgers of ‪‎Jan De Nul‬ Group currently working on the ‎New Suez Canal Project‬ in ‪‎Egypt‬. By the end of this month, 24 vessels of the ‪Challenge Consortium‬ (National Marine Dredging […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal development scheme is progressing well and is scheduled to be completed this August. The opening of the new waterway will almost double the Suez Canal capacity and is expected to increase annual revenues to $13.5 billion by 2023. The project was launched by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish in […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC has secured an order from the Engineering Authority at the Egyptian Ministry of Defense (MOD) which includes the construction of 10 IHC Beaver® cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and five Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1050 work boats. Commenting this, IHC’s Area Sales Director Africa, Rogier Kalis, said: “The CSDs will be deployed for the maintenance of Egypt’s […]

  • 6 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 31 – November 6, 2016).   Boskalis and CNV Vakmensen Reach Agreement Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. recently announced that the trade union CNV Vakmensen has agreed to the social plan related to the previously announced fleet rationalization.   Ulstein […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egypt launched the New Suez Canal project in August 2014, and the construction was ordered by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to be completed in one year. Some of the world’s top dredging companies are taking part in this capital project that is designed to enlarge the transit capacity and to increase industrial activity in the […]

  • 9 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

                    DEME at New Suez Opening On Thursday, 6 August,2015, the Dredging International (75%) and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (25%) consortium participated in the opening festivities of the modernized Suez Canal in Egypt.   VIDEO: New Canal – Icon of the Future Records were broken, vessels […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Egypt launched the New Suez Canal project in August 2014. The construction was ordered by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to be completed in one year. The contract includes the construction of the parallel section of the canal with a length of approximately 50 kilometers to allow ships to simultaneously transit in two directions as well […]