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  • 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, […]

  • 7 June 2015
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                    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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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

    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 […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    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, […]

  • 19 October 2014
    Business & Finance

                    Four Companies Compete for New Suez Canal 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. Read More Unparalleled Success for Team Van Oord The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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, […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egypt stands poised to take advantage of great advances in trade infrastructure; expanding the Suez Canal, developing its ports and revitalizing its core infrastructure through the creation of new economic and infrastructure developments. With tight deadlines and ambitious vision, these projects represent the biggest infrastructural changes Egypt has seen in modern times. As these projects […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    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 […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, their official quarterly publication. The magazine is supported solely by the IADC as a service to the world-wide dredging community and represents IADC’s commitment to the highest standards of professional conduct. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Suez Canal dredging scheme is moving forward. This capital project, estimated to be worth over $2.1 billion, was inaugurated by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish in the presence of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on August 5th 2014. Some of the world’s top dredging companies are taking part in this […]

  • 12 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    New Suez Canal Nearing End 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.   Rohde Nielsen Nabs Tauranga Contract Rohde Nielsen, […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Suez Canal project is currently under construction, and is scheduled to be completed in August this year. 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 […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    About 230.307 million cubic meters of water-saturated sand has been dredged so far as part of the Suez Canal Development Project, said Mohab Mamish, the Head of the Suez Canal Authority, two days ago. The figure represents 89.27 per cent of the targeted 258 million cubic meters. Wagdy Zaky, the dredging operations executive director, said that around 38 dredgers […]

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

                    New Suez Canal Project on Right Track The Head of the Armed Forces Engineering Department and the supervisor of the New Suez Canal project, Major General Kamel Al-Wazir, said yesterday that the digging rate at the project reached 142 million cubic meters. VIDEO: World’s Biggest Marine Excavator at Work […]

  • 24 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Shipping of the Dredger First Global Logistics and Europe Cargo, both members of Project Cargo Network, have recently collaborated on the project cargo shipment of a dredger and its equipment from Alexandria to Antwerp.   Busy Start of 2015 for DEME DEME (AvH 60.40%) realized an economic […]