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

    The Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Dredging Suez Canal, has posted on its official facebook page the latest photos of the New Suez Canal dredging program.  The project was launched by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish in the presence of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on 5 August 2014. This scheme is part of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 February 2015
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                    VIDEO: Panama Canal Expansion – January 2015 The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity.   Van Oord, […]

  • 24 June 2015
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    The Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Dredging Suez Canal, has just posted on its official facebook page the latest photos from the New Suez Canal dredging project. About 228 million cubic meters of water-saturated sand has been dredged so far, Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA), Mohab Mamish, said two days ago. This amount represents 88.47% of […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New Suez Canal project is currently under construction, and is scheduled to be finished this August. It will run parallel to the original Canal at a length of 72 km, allowing vessels to travel both ways along its length, cutting transit time from 20 to 11 hours. This giant scheme includes plans to develop logistics and […]

  • 16 November 2014
    Business & Finance

                    Investigation Launched After Fatal Dredging Accident The body of Floris Heeren, a 23-year-old Belgian crew member of the “Juan Sebastian de Elcano”, who died after falling off his ship Monday, November 3rd, has been recovered and brought to a funeral parlor, reported the abs-cbnnews. Southampton Port Ready for Giants […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The digging rate after 125 days of work at the Suez Canal Development Project reached 150 million cubic meters on Thursday, said Chief of Staff of the Army’s Engineering Authority Major General Kamel el-Wazir. Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, el-Wazir said that the number of workers at the site of the new project […]

  • 13 August 2014
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    Head of the Egyptian Armed Forces Engineering Authority, Major General Kamel el-Wazeer, has invited contracting companies to join works at the Suez Canal Mega Project. Any company that can dig 500 meters of land can file its application, el-Wazeer told reporters on Tuesday. More than 40 companies specialized in drilling and digging works are involved […]

  • 16 March 2015
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    DEME, an international group of specialized companies in the field of capital and maintenance dredging, land reclamation, port infrastructure development, etc. has announced that their part of dredging works on the New Suez Canal are on schedule and 50% of the job is completed.  The completion of this capital development program is expected in August. The project […]

  • 9 September 2014
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    The New Suez Canal dredging program has officially commenced. This phase of the project will be undertaken in parallel with the dry digging. This development project will boost Egypt’s economy and help speed up the movement of vessels through the 193 km long canal, which connects the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea. [mappress] September 9, […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, today revealed which vessels will take part in the widening and deepening of the Suez Canal. As already announced, the Consortium consisting of Great Lakes (25%) and Dredging International […]

  • 30 April 2015
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    The New Suez Canal development program is nearing its completion and the preparations for the inauguration ceremony of the new waterway are currently underway. Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish recently said that the dredging works on the new waterway scheme will be finalized in July 2015, one month before the deadline. At the […]

  • 31 August 2015
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    Dutch Offshore Contractors, an independent company serving the heavy transport needs of clients in the global maritime offshore industry (DOC), has successfully loaded the first of two shipments of dredging equipment in Suez onto HLV Xiang Yun Kou for COSCO Heavy Transport. The modernized Suez Canal was officially opened on August 6, 2015. This capital […]

  • 12 December 2014
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    The New Suez Canal dredging project is progressing very well. Suez Canal Authority (SCA) chief Mohab Mamish recently hailed efforts exerted by the workers of the project and the progress they made so far. This development project is designed to enlarge the transit capacity and to increase industrial activity in the area. Companies from Egypt, […]

  • 7 January 2015
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    The New Suez Canal dredging program is progressing very well. 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 area. Included in the project are Boskalis, Van Oord, National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), Jan de […]

  • 9 April 2015
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    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. […]

  • 6 August 2015
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    Dredging Today is bringing you live coverage of the New Suez Canal opening ceremony, hosted by the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.   Live stream provided by the Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi official youtube channel

  • 10 May 2015
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                    New Suez: 62.9 Pct of Dredging Finalized Up to 157.260 million cubic meters of water-saturated sand have been dredged so far as part of the Suez Canal Development Project, said executive director supervising the dredging process Wagdi Zaki.   Belgian Business Delegation Visited Managua HKND Group and […]

  • 25 January 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Picture of the Day: Dredger in New Suez Canal  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. Boskalis: Latest Addition to Its Hopper Fleet  The naming ceremony of the Freeway, […]

  • 2 March 2015
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    The New Suez Canal project is making progress according to plan, and is scheduled to be delivered next 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 […]

  • 20 February 2015
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    Fifty kilometers to the south of Port Said on the Mediterranean Sea, a new waterway is now being excavated parallel to the existing canal.  This program is part of the Suez Canal mega project, which includes the development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port Said, in addition […]

  • 6 April 2015
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    The preparations for the inauguration ceremony of the New Suez Canal are currently underway, according to the head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish. Mamish said two days ago that the dredging works on the new waterway scheme will be finalized before the deadline. He also added that the Suez Canal Authority will be responsible […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger VOLVOX ASIA, which has recently participated in the digging of the new Suez Canal, has arrived at Damietta Port to initiate the dredging of the access channel. Admiral Ayman Saleh, Chairman of Port of Damietta Authority, confirmed the news saying that this is the port’s first deepening project since its inauguration […]

  • 9 August 2015
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                    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 […]

  • 19 April 2015
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    Dredging Today has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (April 13 – 19). Van Oord’s Volvox Asia Arrives in Egypt 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. […]

  • 2 September 2014
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    President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued a presidential decree on the investment certificates for the New Suez Canal project, Presidential Spokesman Ihab Badawi said. Under the decree, the National Bank of Egypt, Banque Misr, Banque du Caire and Suez Canal Bank are entitled to issue the new certificates. The certificates will be issued in various categories […]