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  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) of Abu Dhabi, has just released a video about its involvement in the News Suez Canal project. The giant project involved the creation of a new Suez Canal parallel to the current channel of a total length of 34 kilometers, led by the Suez Canal Authority (SCA). Approximately 460 million […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Thursday, 6 August,2015, the Dredging International (75%) and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (25%) consortium will participate in the opening festivities of the modernized Suez Canal in Egypt. Thanks to the widening and deepening of the canal, the waiting time on the navigation route has been halved. It is the fourth time since […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has just released this very interesting video about the New Suez Canal development project. NMDC, together with other members of the ‪Challenge Consortium‬ (Jan De Nul‬, Boskalis and Van Oord), recently announced the completion of construction works on the new waterway, which involved dredging of 35 km of a new waterway […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    There are only eight days are left before the opening of the New Suez Canal. Official unveiling ceremony of the new waterway, also known as the Suez Canal Corridor, will be held on the banks of the New Canal on August 6th where Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi will be joined by world leaders to witness the first ships traveling simultaneously […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first test run of the New Suez Canal was performed successfully on Saturday, July 25th, bringing this iconic project one step closer to completion. In total, six different size boxships successfully navigated the new waterway, proving its readiness for full-fledged operations. The trial run is an important milestone before the official inauguration of the New Canal, on Thursday, August 6, 2015. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The world’s largest dredging project is close to an end with only 24 days left for inauguration of the New Suez Canal. So far, a total of 251 million cubic meters of sand has been removed from the New Suez Canal. According to the project’s executive administration, this figure represents almost 96 percent of the targeted 258 million […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the recent arrival of Royal Boskalis’ trailing suction hopper dredger “Oranje” at the site, a total of 242.1 million cubic meters of sand has been dredged from the New Suez Canal so far. According to the government latest report, the figure represents around 93 percent of the targeted 258 million cubic meters that should be dredged by the end of […]

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

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi held a meeting with head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish on Thursday to discuss updates on the New Suez Canal project and other annexed projects. During the meeting, President Sisi directed the SCA to upgrade the East Port Said harbor and a nearby industrial and logistic zone, […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    About 214 million cubic meters of water-saturated sand have been removed so far from the New Suez Canal project, according to the head of the Suez Canal Authority, Mohab Mamish. This figure represents almost 82.7 pct of the targeted 258 million cubic meters, Mamish said. The executive director of dredging works at the project, Wagdi […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The opening ceremony for Egypt’s New Suez Canal, scheduled to take place on August 6, will not be paid out of the State budget under directive of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said. All dredging companies that are participating in the project were invited to contribute to the […]

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

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Utrecht”, the first addition to the dredging fleet already working on the New Suez Canal project, has just passed the Strait of Hormuz and is on its way to Suez. The vessel, with a capacity of 16,000 m³, is the first of two giant dredgers that will help in the creation of the New […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, in early April deployed its Trailing suction hopper dredger VOLVOX ASIA to the New Suez Canal project. The vessel has hopper capacity of 10,834m³, and along with three stationary cutter suction dredgers and a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger is working on the New Suez […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has invited his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to attend the inauguration of the New Suez Canal project, scheduled for August this year. Sisi extended the invitation to Putin at meeting in Moscow two days ago. The presidents also discussed prospects for the development of relations between the two countries. The Russian President thanked […]

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

    The Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Dredging Suez Canal, has just posted on its official facebook page this beautiful photo of Boskalis’ heavy-duty, rock cutting, stationary dredger Phoenix 1, working on the New Suez Canal dredging project. Boskalis is a member of the consortium that will be executing most of this development program, worth USD 1.5 billion, in […]

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

    The Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Dredging Suez Canal, has posted on its official facebook page this amazing photo of Van Oord’s cutter suction dredger Hector, working on the New Suez Canal dredging program. At the moment, 37 dredging vessels are involved in the project. Some of the world’s top dredging companies are taking part in this capital […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    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. This rate represents 62.9 percent of a total 250 million cubic meters that should be dredged as part of the program, he added. At […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New Suez Canal will be equipped with the most modern seamarks and buoys to achieve the highest level of navigational safety to passing ships, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said. During a meeting with visiting UAE State Minister Sultan al Jaber and his accompanying delegation, Mamish said 110 buoys will be […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Dredging Suez Canal, has posted on its official facebook page this very interesting photo from the New Suez Canal dredging program. 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. […]

  • 17 April 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 program is part […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow has supplied two high head dredging pumps (HY85B) with two excavators (EXHY20) for one of the biggest contractors working in the tunneling part of the Suez Canal Development Project. These pumps will work at 44 m depth. This capital project will involve the construction of a tunnel south of  Port Said under the Suez […]

  • 13 April 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 in full swing. Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said that the preparations for the inauguration ceremony of the New Suez Canal are currently underway and the dredging works on the new waterway scheme will be finalized before 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) […]

  • 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. […]