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  • 28 May 2020
  • 28 May 2020
  • 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 […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    “There’s an enormous potential, the dredging sector promises to be very busy in the near future,” says Richard Brakenhoff of Rabobank. The Sector Specialist is responsible for the financial institute’s Dredging Outlook and spoke to us about the ahead of his presentation at the Dredging Today Conference in October. Brakenhoff explains that while the dredging […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT), located east of the northern entrance of the Suez Canal, at the convergence of the continents of Africa, Asia and Europe, is preparing for an even larger role in global trade as the expansion of the man-made waterway linking the Mediterranean and Red Seas enables increased vessel traffic. Four […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    As the largest customer of the Suez Canal with more than 1,400 transits in 2014, the Maersk Group has welcomed the expansion of the Suez Canal and the advantages it entails. Egypt has all through the 20th and 21st century acted as the bridge between Europe and Asia thereby enabling global trade and growth. From […]

  • 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

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The new Suez Canal in Egypt will be officially opened today. A project for which Jan De Nul Group realized no less than one third of all works. “And that is something we are very proud of,” said Jan Pieter De Nul, CEO of Jan De Nul Group. “This really is an iconic performance. It […]

  • 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 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation said that it will participate in the events planned to celebrate the recent completion of the New Suez Canal Project in Egypt, which will allow two way traffic by creating a parallel channel alongside 70 kilometers of the existing Canal.  Great Lakes, along with its Consortium partner Dredging International […]

  • 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. […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    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. A total of six container ships from around the world navigated the canal as part of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising on current Suez convoy information ahead of the new Suez Canal’s inauguration on 6 August 2015. The new Suez canal measures from 60 kilometers in length to 95 kilometers in length, while the project also involves deepening and widening the Great Bitter Lakes and Ballah bypass to a total […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 […]

  • 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, […]