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  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Memish, few days ago, visited the New Suez Canal to inspect progress being made on the project.  He informed crews working on the project that so far approx. 10 kilometers of the New Canal have been dredged up. At the moment, depth of the new waterway ranges between 9 to 24 […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In the execution of a mega project, collaboration is inevitable. Requiring a combination of skills, knowledge and resources, projects often attract numerous participants each carrying their own cultural background. Consequently, a great variety of cultural differences and similarities, as well as distinctive practices and differing values and interests for participation, emerge when firms and people come […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi held on Monday, February 2nd 2015, a meeting to review the main guidelines of the general plan for the Suez Canal region development project. In a press release, spokesman of the president, Alaa Youssef said the meeting was attended by Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish, Dar Al-Handasah company consultants […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging and advance maintenance dredging of the Cape Cod Canal Federal Navigation Project in Bourne and Sandwich, Mass. The proposed work involves dredging to remove approximately 150,000 cubic yards of sand and gravel from various locations in the authorized, 32-foot-deep by 500-foot-wide, main […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Egyptian government officials on Thursday, January 29th 2015, held a press conference about the New Suez Canal informing the public on the progress being made on the project. Chairman of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority, Maj.-Gen. Kamel El-Wazir said that so far about 10 kilometers of the New Canal have been dredged up. At the moment, depth […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging is a daily activity at the Panama Canal ensuring the safe passage of ships through the waterway. Also, dredging plays major role in the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the largest project at the Canal since its original construction.  The Panama Canal Expansion began on September 2007 at a total cost of $5.2 billion. The project will create a new […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A leading urban regeneration specialist, with strong links to the North West of England, has been appointed to chair the North West Partnership, announced the Canal and River Trust. Bob Pointing will take on the voluntary leadership role with the charity this month and chair his first bi-monthly partnership meeting in March. “Bob will now lead […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Land and Water Services were commissioned to undertake dredging works to a 2.5km section of the Grantham Canal from Bridge 54 at Redmile towards Bridge 51, at Jericho Lane. The silt removed was analysed as non-hazardous and was removed using an amphibious excavator and transported up the canal using floating plant. This dredging scheme involved […]

  • 25 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    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. To date, the overall program is over 80 percent complete, with several major components, such as its dry […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Suez Canal dredging program is progressing very well. The project was inaugurated by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish in the presence of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on 5 August 2014. The project includes construction of the parallel section of the canal to allow ships to simultaneously transit in two directions. […]

  • 22 January 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 New Suez Canal will partially run in parallel to the current waterway and partially entail widening and deepening of existing parts thereof. The contract includes the construction of the […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Navigational dredging operations are currently underway in the Diversion Canal between channel markers 30 and 32, where the Diversion Canal enters Lake Moultrie. In keeping with the terms of the federal license, Santee Cooper has contracted with a dredging company to remove approximately 100,000 yards of sediment in the Diversion Canal. Dredge work will be […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging works have been completed on a four-mile section of the Shropshire Union Canal between Salmons Bridge and Hoole Lane Lock, creating a 6.7 meter wide and 1.35 meter deep channel. “We have removed over 7,000 tonnes of silt from this area to make the canal easier for boaters to cruise along,” announced the Canal […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction works on the New Suez Canal came to a halt last weekend after the wall protecting dry basin site partially collapsed due to an overload of dredged material, reported the Suez Canal Authority today. The head of the authority, Mohab Mamish, said in the statement that the force of a drainage pipe resulted in a water leak of one of […]

  • 18 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The State Information Service (SIS), in cooperation with the Suez Canal Authority, has organized a visit to the New Suez Canal project for reporters of newspapers, mass media and news agencies accredited to Egypt. The delegation was led by SIS Chairman Salah Abdel Sadeq and included the head of the Foreign Press Association and 150 […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    British Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood has met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. The meeting came at the end of a three-day British trade mission led by Mr Ellwood, which was the largest to Egypt in over ten years. The Minister arrived in Cairo last Monday leading the largest trade mission to Egypt, involving […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    After many years of waiting, the City’s Canal Dredging project for Lauderdale Isles canals is set to begin this month. The project is being managed by the City of Fort Lauderdale and the contractor, Gator Dredging of Clearwater, Florida, will perform the work. Plans call for dredging of nine out of the ten canals in the Isles, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust will host a consultation meeting about the Montgomery Canal restoration plans at the Llanymynech Village Hall between 10.00 am and 2.00pm on Saturday, January 10. “We are hosting a public meeting in the Carreghofa – Llanymynech – Pant area to give canal enthusiasts and local residents a say on the type […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said recently that the digging rate was beyond expectations due to efforts exerted by the Egyptian army. “We are in a race against time to finish the new Suez Canal Project,” Mamish stated during a speech at Banha University over the newly-launched Suez Canal Project. Some of the world’s […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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. To date, the overall program is 83 percent complete, with several major components, such as its dry excavation […]

  • 26 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     “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. Mamish added that the digging rate was beyond expectations due to efforts exerted by the Egyptian army. Some of the world’s top dredging companies are taking part in the New […]

  • 26 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Government of Nicaragua, the Grand Canal Commission and HKND group jointly held the commencement ceremony for the Grand Canal of Nicaragua at the House of the People in the capital city of Managua on December 22, 2014. President of Nicaragua, Mr. Daniel Ortega and Mr. Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of HKND Group delivered key-note speeches […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 […]