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  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met yesterday, May 17th 2015, with the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish to discuss the progress being made on the New Suez Canal project.  During the meeting, President Sisi emphasized that the project must be completed on time and in accordance with the latest international standards. According to spokesman […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    President Abdel Fatah Al Sisi said on Tuesday that Egyptian national companies that will be assigned with the Suez Canal development project will be working under the direct supervision of the Armed Forces. Sisi added that national security considerations were kept in mind while undertaking this project. He added that Egyptians are sensitive over financing […]

  • 22 September 2014
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    Peaceful community action and last minute letters outlining crucial new evidence from Senator Scott Ludlam has ‘Stopped the Clock’ on the disastrous canal and marina development at Point Peron. After months of well-orchestrated community campaigning to halt a decision by Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt on the proposed marina, the decision has now been delayed […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Suez Canal development 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 a seaport in the South Sinai city of Nuweiba and the development of Sharm Al-Sheikh airport. The New Suez […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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

    The New Suez Canal development program is nearing its completion and the preparations for the inauguration ceremony of the new waterway are currently underway. 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. At the […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) report for the Nicaragua Canal Development Project, completed by Environmental Resources Management (ERM), has been presented to the Government of Nicaragua. Xu Changbao, General Manager of HKND’s Nicaragua Office, received the ESIA report from Manuel Román (senior consultant of ERM) and handed it over to the President of the Nicaragua […]

  • 28 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Egypt Against Time to Finish New Suez Canal “We are in a race against time to finish the new Suez Canal Project,” Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said on Tuesday.   Nicaragua Launches New Canal Project Nicaraguan officials and the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 December 2014
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    Nicaraguan officials and the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Company (HKND) broke ground yesterday on a $50 billion transoceanic waterway predicted to rival the Panama Canal. At the opening ceremony, Nicaragua’s Vice-President Omar Halleslevens stated that the new canal would change the history and the economy of Nicaragua, one of Latin America’s poorest countries. “With this great […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Among the five categories of the “2015 Latin American Projects of the Year Awards” at the 13th Latin American Infrastructure Leadership Forum, the Nicaragua Grand Interoceanic Canal was recognized by the judging panel and granted “Strategic Project of the Year Award” and “Job Creation Project of the Year Award.” Bill Wild, Chief Project Advisor of […]

  • 21 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Picture of the Day: The Largest Hopper Dredger With a hopper capacity of 46,000 m³, trailing suction hopper dredger Cristóbal Colón is the largest and the most high-tech dredger in the world today.   More Dredgers Ready for the New Suez Canal All vessels belonging to the Consortium consisting of Great Lakes (25%) and Dredging […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Australian consulting firm CSA Global has begun the aerial survey of the proposed Nicaragua Canal route, reported HKND Group in a release.  Representatives from Nicaragua Canal, Development Project Commission, HKND Group and CSA Global were present at the ceremony, held on September 21 in Managua. The survey will cover the 276km canal corridor connecting the Atlantic to the […]

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

                    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 […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    HKND Group and the Nicaragua Canal Development Project Commission met recently with Belgian business delegation in Managua where they talked about the Nicaragua Grand Canal project. The Belgian delegation consisted of seven major construction and engineering companies including SBE (one of the top global engineering consultants), DEME, Jan De Nul Group, IMDC (dredging consultant), SECO (technical control […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of international scientists have released their findings about a proposed trans-isthmus shipping canal in Nicaragua, raising concerns about environmental impact and lack of information. The mega project would be built by the Nicaraguan government with the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Company (HKND) and would exceed the Panama Canal in both size and […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At a ceremony held 25th November at the Suez Canal Authority’s (SCA) training center in Ismailia, Vice Admiral Mohab Mamish, the Head of the SCA, formally approved the construction of a new 9.5 km long, 17 meter deep and 250 meter wide access channel to Port Said East. At present, due to convoy traffic on […]

  • 14 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New Suez Canal Dredging in Full Swing 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.   Massive Achievement for APT Global APT Global Marine Services recently successfully dry-docked both […]

  • 1 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Official Start of the New Suez Canal Project Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish and United Arab Emirates Minister of State Sultan Ahmed al-Gaber earlier this week gave the green light for the start of dredging works on the new Suez Canal project.   Southampton Port Ready for Giants Associated British Ports’ […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A consortium of environmental scientists has expressed strong concern about the impact of a controversial Central American canal across Nicaragua. The path of the Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans will cut through Lake Cocibolca (aka Lake Nicaragua), Central America’s main freshwater reservoir and the largest tropical freshwater lake of […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of dredging equipment specialized in solid pumping solutions, has been very busy in the last six months seeing excellent business growth and substantial product development.  The company also moved its headquarters to a larger, bigger space where they will continue to create and innovate. “We are growing big, but always keeping the same goal: […]