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  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group, expert in dredging and marine construction activities, has just released a photo of its cutter suction dredger (CSD) Zheng He working in the New Suez Canal, Egypt. According to Jan De Nul, CSD Zheng He is the record-holder in dredging volume. She dredged 20 million m³ since the start of the project. Her sister vessels CSD […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish recently held meetings with four consortiums that have submitted their proposals for the next phase of the New Suez Canal dredging project. A high-ranking source with the SCA said that the consortiums, including Chinese and Dutch companies, are currently vying for the opportunity to continue dredging […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Construction works on a multi-billion dollar New Suez Canal project, which will expand the existing Suez Canal, are nearing its completion. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said two days ago that dry digging in the canal is 100 percent completed while dredging work is 65 percent finished. The New Suez Canal project will be inaugurated […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met on Thursday with Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab, Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Governor Hisham Ramez, Minister of Finance Hany Qadry, International Cooperation Minister Naglaa el-Ahwani, and Investment Minister Ashraf Salman to discuss plan of funding new Suez Canal project. In a press release, Presidential Spokesman Ihab Badawi said that […]

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

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has deployed its trailing suction hopper dredger Volvox Asia to the New Suez Canal Project. The Volvox Asia will accompany three stationary cutter suction dredgers and a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger, already working on the project. Another cutter suction dredger will be […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     “We are in a race against time to finish the new Suez Canal Project,” Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said on Tuesday. Mamish added that the digging rate was beyond expectations due to efforts exerted by the Egyptian army. Some of the world’s top dredging companies are taking part in the New […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC has secured a contract from the Egyptian Ministry of Defense’s Engineering Authority (MOD) for the construction of ten IHC Beaver® 45 Cutter Suction Dredgers (CSDs) and two Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1450 work boats. Commenting the latest news, IHC’s Commercial Director, Rogier Kalis, said: “This order follows last year’s order for the first […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jan De Nul‬ Group, together with other members of the ‪Challenge Consortium‬ (NMDC, Boskalis and Van Oord), is putting final touches on the New Suez Canal project.  By Friday, July 24th, the crews working on the new waterway will complete dredging works on the canal, after which the experimental operations will begin. The company has just […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group, an international contractor specializing in dredging, land reclamation, heavy lifting, offshore and environmental services, has just released its business results for 2015, achieving solid performances despite difficult market conditions. The traditional dredging market showed limited growth, Jan De Nul said in the report. In addition, the share of the free market […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ahmed El-Tayyeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, has urged Egyptians to support the New Suez Canal Project. During a visit to the project, Tayyeb said the New Suez Canal was a challenge to Egyptians that would show the strength, steadfastness and will of Egyptians. He was received upon his arrival at the scene by Chairman of […]

  • 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;

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered a 28-ton shipment of power stations from New York to Cairo, Egypt, that will be used to supply the Suez Canal widening project. Before transportation on board one of Volga-Dnepr’s IL-76TD-90VD freighters, the airline’s engineers provided technical expertise to ensure the power stations would fit into the aircraft’s cargo hold. The […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Interior is gearing up to secure the historic celebrations of the New Suez Canal, set for tomorrow, in the presence of a host of political leaders and world figures. The ministry said that as many as 10,000 police troops and 230 combat squads and central security forces are taking part in the […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The long-awaited Egypt Ports and Waterways Summit, aimed to give insight into the future of the country’s maritime and trade infrastructure, began today at the Intercontinental Citystars Hotel in Cairo and will run until 11 June 2015. Sponsored by some of the leading players in dredging industry, the event will focus on operational and dredging challenges affecting […]

  • 7 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    CHEC in Race for Swansea Bay Project Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc (TLSB) has named China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) as its preferred bidder for a marine works package that will include the construction of the six mile lagoon wall in Swansea Bay.   Busy Start […]

  • 2 October 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 […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Adm. Ayman Saleh, Chairman of Damietta Port Authority (DPA), received yesterday Dr. Abdelazeem Mohamed, Chairman of River Transport Authority, Egypt (RTA), together with a delegation from Deltares Institute, The Netherlands. The meeting was aimed to discuss possible ways of cooperation between the two sides. Adm. Saleh made a presentation about Damietta Port (DP), exploring available […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, recently deployed its first dredging vessels to the New Suez Canal project. At the moment, they have three vessels in operation, two stationary cutter suction dredgers and the large self-propelled cutter suction dredger Artemis. This fleet will gradually be expanded with additional two dredging […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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;

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Egyptian government officials on Thursday, January 29th 2015, held a press conference about the New Suez Canal informing the public on the progress being made on the project. Chairman of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority, Maj.-Gen. Kamel El-Wazir said that so far about 10 kilometers of the New Canal have been dredged up. At the moment, depth […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first trial run of the New Suez Canal has been set for Saturday, July 25, 11 days before the official inauguration of the new waterway.  According to the Mohamed Sakr, the head of navigational management department at the Suez Canal Authority, different size ships will participate in the trial of the new canal. Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the Egyptian coast, a desalination plant is being constructed and Damen is taking significant role in this project.  The program includes a 500m long, 10m wide and 4m deep sea water inlet channel. According to the Dutch defense, shipbuilding and engineering conglomerate, this channel will be created using a DOP150 dredge pump. “The submersed pump […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A total of ten Liebherr duty cycle crawler cranes and crawler cranes are currently in operation at the Suez Canal as part of a multi-billion project, the company announced in its latest release. A HS 8100 HD duty cycle crawler crane of the newest generation belonging to the German company Züblin is among the machines […]

  • 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 […]