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  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released a couple of very interesting photos from the ‘Widening and Deepening of the Suez Canal in the 1970s’ project.  The first modern initiatives to improve the Suez Canal occurred in the 1950s. These improvements were followed by the largest widening and deepening works from 1975 […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Egyptian Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has signed a contract with Royal IHC for the design and construction of two custom-built 29,190kW heavy-duty rock cutter suction dredgers (CSDs). The vessels will have an overall length of 147.4 meters and provide a maximum dredging depth of 35 meters. In addition, they will offer accommodation facilities for […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals, the majority shareholder of the Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT), in partnership with the Egyptian government and local authorities, recently completed a dredging project within the Port Said East’s side channel and port basin. SCCT said in its latest release that they are now fully able to accommodate ultra-large container ships (ULCS), including the Maersk […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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

    President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi will inaugurate the New Suez Canal project at massive ceremony today, marking a new beginning to Egypt towards a brighter future. The organizing committee for the inauguration ceremony said that the event will begin at 2 pm, where President Sisi will be on “El-Mahrousa Yacht” led by the new frigate “Long Live […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The finish of the New Suez Canal dredging project is in sight. This mega-project, to dredge more than a million cubic meters of sand a day, is unprecedented in terms of speed, manpower and equipment being used for the works. According to the latest figures from the Suez Canal Authority, approximately 216 million cubic meters of material has […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on the New Suez Canal are entering the final phase with over 40 dredgers working on the project at the moment. According to the Suez Canal Authority, all dredging works on the New Canal need to be completed by the end of June, after which the experimental operation will start. The vessels working on the project […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New Suez Canal is the name of a new waterway project in Egypt, expanding the existing Suez Canal between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Suez Canal development program is moving ahead 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 […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Suez Canal Authority is currently in negotiations with local banks for a bridge loan of $450 million, Egyptian financial daily Al-Mal reported yesterday. The head of Suez Canal Authority Muhab Mamish told the newspaper that the funds would be allocated to pay the firms that will dig the new extensions to the canal. The loan would […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Suez Canal development scheme is progressing according to the plan, 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 […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Suez Canal dredging scheme comes as a part of the mega New Suez Canal project. Besides dredging, the project includes development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port Said. Also included in the project is a seaport in the South Sinai city of Nuweiba and the development […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New Suez Canal project is moving ahead 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 […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Institute for Oceanography Sciences and Fisheries (NIOF) yesterday held a workshop, named “The Ecological Impact of the Suez Canal Development Project”. The symposium discussed the issues of movement of migrant species between the Red Sea and the Mediterranean through the Suez Canal and the possible ecological impact that would result from the development […]