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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 […]

  • 1 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Picture of the Day: Dredgers Crowding New Suez The New Suez Canal project is currently under construction and is scheduled to be delivered next August.   Chief Mate Guilty Over Fatal Dredger Collision On the 8th June 2014 the Shoreway, a 98 metre 5000 tonne dredger, owned […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Egypt’s Antiquities Minister, Mamdouh Damaty inspected the site of the New Suez Canal project yesterday. During his tour, the minister listened to a detailed explanation of the project’s phases. He also reviewed all maps of the project to spotlight the archaeological development projects, which are scheduled to be implemented in the region. Ismailia governor Ahmed […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    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. A high-ranking source with the SCA said that the consortiums, including Chinese and Dutch companies, are currently vying for the opportunity to continue dredging […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi is closely following up the developments related to the New Suez Canal Project, said Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish. The project is moving in line with the scheduled timeline, he added during a celebration organized by the Arab Academy for Science Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met on Thursday with Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab, Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Governor Hisham Ramez, Minister of Finance Hany Qadry, International Cooperation Minister Naglaa el-Ahwani, and Investment Minister Ashraf Salman to discuss plan of funding new Suez Canal project. In a press release, Presidential Spokesman Ihab Badawi said that […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Utrecht”, the first addition to the dredging fleet already working on the New Suez Canal, arrived this morning in Suez. The second trailing suction hopper dredger owned by the Dutch dredging contractor Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., the “Oranje” is expected at the site on June 12. With these two […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District recently awarded a 50-month contract to B&K Construction Co. for increased drainage along Jefferson Ave. in Orleans Parish. The contract, which is part of the Southeast Louisiana Project (SELA), will reduce the risk of damages from a 10-year rainfall event. A 10-year event is a rain […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Armed Forces have already commenced carrying out the New Suez Canal Project. The digging works were divided into 33 sectors and assigned to specialized civil companies and two road divisions of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority. The project will boost Egypt’s economy and help speed up the movement of vessels through the 193 km […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Egyptian Prime Minister Hesham Kandil called on Turkish businessmen to invest in the Suez Canal, one of the world’s the most important waterways, as the Egyptian government wants to turn the canal into a “development corridor” by establishing industrial zones on the left and right banks of the canal. “The Suez Canal’s contribution to the […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Bernard Li, HKND Group PR Deputy General Manager, met on February 2nd 2015, in Managua with the Delegation of the EU in Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, and to the Central American Integration System, headed by Ambassador Mr. Javier Núñez Sandomingo.  Both side took the opportunity to exchange views on the Nicaragua Grand Canal Project. Mr. […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first public consultation related to the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) report of the Nicaragua Grand Canal Project was held last Thursday, September 24th 2015 in Managua.  Over 400 people participated in the meeting, including representatives from environmental organizations, NGOs, COSEP, AmCham Nicaragua, labor unions, Rama and Kriol Territorial Government, Nicaragua Canal and Development Project Commission, […]

  • 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 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    During the recent visit to the National Marine Dredging Company presentation on the New Suez Canal Project, Egyptian President Abdul Fattah el-Sisi was informed about the progress made so far on the Project. Some of the world’s top dredging companies are taking part in this major project that is designed to enlarge the transit capacity and to increase industrial activity […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Suez Canal Authority Chairman Mohab Mamish announced yesterday that water has entered the New Suez Canal waterway from the northern and southern entrances of the Canal. He added that this is a historical moment for the country. The New Suez Canal project will boost Egypt’s economy and help speed up the movement of vessels through […]

  • 21 April 2010

    A new Chinese canal project should strengthen Wuhan’s role as a shipping hub in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, according to David Lammie of Yangtze Business Services. The new project is a 67km-long canal from the mid section of the Yangtze River… [mappress] Source:worldnews,April 21,2010;

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Well ahead of schedule, the Consortium Dredging International NV (DI) and Great Lakes and Dock Dredging Company (GLDD) have reached their first dredging milestone of 11.000.000 m³ on lot 6 of the New Suez Canal project. The canal is now reaching 28% completion. The project was launched by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Director of Dredgers’ Administration with the Suez Canal Authority, Ahmed Sayed Ahmed, stated recently that the project of digging the New Suez Canal so far underwent several stages, including designing, dry digging and dredging. Ahmed added that the dredging stage reached 9 meters depth, as about 20,000 cubic meters are currently being dredged per day […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eight million cubic meters have been dug in the New Suez Canal project so far, the Armed Forces said in a statement. “The digging pace will be increased after the rest of the digging equipment get into action,” the statement said. Forty-two companies and two battalions are taking part in the project, it indicated. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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’ […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Suez Canal Authority (SCA) chief Mohab Mamish yesterday inspected dredging works on the New Suez Canal project. Mamish 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, […]