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  • 7 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Van Oord: New SRI Vessel for Offshore Division Van Oord has ordered a new subsea rock installation vessel. Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group Shanghai will build the vessel at its Ningbo yard in China. The vessel will be delivered in 2016.   GLDD Wins $30 Mln Freeport Harbor Contract Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (Great Lakes), the […]

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

    Fifty kilometers to the south of Port Said on the Mediterranean Sea, a new waterway is 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 to […]

  • 22 January 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 New Suez Canal will partially run in parallel to the current waterway and partially entail widening and deepening of existing parts thereof. The contract includes the construction of the […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kiasma, a company involved in research and development of thermoplastic material (HDPE), has been selected as a supplier of the discharge floating pipes for the New Suez Canal Project. The HDPE pipes that will be used for dredging of the Suez Canal have been produced by Kiasma in cooperation with Deriplast (K & D Dredging). Suez Canal Authority (SCA) […]

  • 23 January 2015
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    The New Suez Canal dredging program is progressing very well. The project was inaugurated by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish in the presence of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on 5 August 2014. The project includes construction of the parallel section of the canal to allow ships to simultaneously transit in two directions. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 August 2014
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    During a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab and nine ministers, the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority and Head of the Executive Council of the New Suez Canal Project, Vice-Admiral Mohab Mamish, said the Egyptian-Bahraini Dar Al-Handassa consortium won the contract of carrying out the landscape of the Suez Canal Development Project. He […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    UniSite Group, a leading supplier for comprehensive service as well as relevant items of dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine engineering, municipal engineering and environmental remediation projects, has taken an active part in Suez Canal Development Project. The company has delivered a large quantity of catamaran pontoons, hopper panels and steel dredge pipes for the project. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 August 2014
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    Egypt to Build New Canal Alongside Suez Canal Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attended the ceremony of launching the Suez Canal Axis Development Project at the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) club, Ismailia governorate.    Boskalis Posts Record Profit in First Half Year Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a net profit of EUR 253 million in […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mohab Mamish, the chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, stated that 86% of dry digging in the new canal has been completed, explaining that there is no influence on navigation at the Suez Canal. Mamish added that Houthis threats in Yemen to close the Strait of Bab el-Mandeb will not affect navigation in the Suez […]

  • 2 August 2015
    Business & Finance

                    NMDC Announces Completion of Suez Dredging National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), together with other members of the ‪Challenge Consortium‬ (Jan De Nul‬, Boskalis and Van Oord), has announced the completion of the New Suez Canal project following its successful trial run on Saturday, July 25.   Uljanik […]

  • 29 June 2015
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    The State Information Service said that about 232.800 million cubic meters of water-saturated sand has been dredged so far as part of the Suez Canal Development Project. This represents 90.6 percent of a total 258 million cubic meters that should be dredged, the Head of the Suez Canal Authority, Mohab Mamish, said. The inauguration ceremony of the new waterway is […]

  • 4 January 2015
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                    VIDEO: Panama Canal Expansion – December 2014 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.   Wärtsilä: Engines […]

  • 15 March 2015
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                    Order Placed for World’s Largest Cutter Suction Dredger Jan De Nul Group has placed an order for a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger JDN8069 with the Croatian shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste.   Boskalis, Van Oord Sign Rio de Janeiro Dredging Contract Edinho Araujo, head of the Special Ports […]

  • 17 April 2015
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    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 program is part […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    During the recent visit to the National Marine Dredging Company presentation on the New Suez Canal Project, Egyptian President Abdul Fattah el-Sisi was informed about the progress made so far on the Project. Some of the world’s top dredging companies are taking part in this major project that is designed to enlarge the transit capacity and to increase industrial activity […]

  • 29 March 2015
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    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 […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A consortium consisting of the world’s biggest dredging companies has started on the “New Suez” Canal project in Egypt. The companies will work together to create another canal that will run alongside the existing Suez Canal, in order to allow ships to simultaneously pass one another. Atlas Professionals is one of the agencies to provide […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All vessels belonging to the Consortium consisting of Great Lakes (25%) and Dredging International NV (75%) that will take part in the widening and deepening of the Suez Canal have arrived on the scene and are ready for action. The $540 million contract, awarded to the Consortium earlier in October, involves the widening and dredging to -79 […]

  • 1 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    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, […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The President of France, Francois Hollande, will participate in the inauguration ceremony of the New Suez Canal, scheduled for August 6. This news was revealed after Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius Saturday at the Cairo Presidential Palace. At the meeting, both sides discussed bilateral relations and international and regional issues of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 March 2015
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                    News in Photos: New Suez Canal Dredging The New Suez Canal development program is moving ahead and is scheduled to be completed this August.   GEM Bags $65.6M Contract in Qatar Gulf Earth Moving (GEM), a Qatar-based subsidiary of the Belgian Aertssen Group, has just won a […]

  • 26 March 2015
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    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 […]

  • 9 April 2015
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    The head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish said this week that the dredging works on the New Suez Canal will be finalized before the deadline. He also added that the preparations for the inauguration ceremony of the new waterway are currently underway and the Suez Canal Authority will be responsible for running the Suez […]