Showing posts with label Suez Canal. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Suez Canal. Show all posts

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Egypt's flood death toll rises to 26: Health Ministry

The death toll from torrential rain and flooding in Egypt has risen to 26 people, state news agency MENA reported on Saturday, citing the health and population ministry.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Egypt’s PM in Red Sea after floods kill 18

Egypt’s Prime Minister Sherif Ismail visited the Red Sea governorate on Saturday to check damages caused by deadly rain floods that killed at least 18 people and 47 injured.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Fifteen dead after heavy rain hits Egypt

Fifteen people have been killed and 47 others injured as a result of torrential rain and flooding in Egypt since Thursday, health officials have said.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Arctic shipping routes (Northern Sea Route)

Shipping experts are considering routine navigation through Arctic waters to link China and Europe, a shortcut to bypass the route that passes through the Malacca Strait and Suez Canal.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Melting Ice to Make Northern Sea Route Europe’s Shortcut to Asia

With the Arctic ice cover succumbing to the non-stop process of global warming, the Northern Sea Route may soon offer Russian travelers a much-needed shortcut to Asia and back, Russian TV channel Zvezda reported.

Friday, August 07, 2015

Maersk Line expects gains from new Suez Canal expansion

Maersk Line, one of the world's biggest container shipping companies, sees possible efficiency gains from the new Suez Canal expansion project.

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Εντυπωσιακά τα εγκαίνια της νέας διώρυγας του Σουέζ (video RT)

Σε μια φαντασμαγορική τελετή, παρουσία πολλών ξένων ηγετών μεταξύ των οποίων ο πρόεδρος της Γαλλίας Φρανσουά Ολάντ και οι πρωθυπουργοί της Ρωσίας και της Ελλάδας Ντμίτρι Μεντβέντεφ και Αλέξης Τσίπρας, ο πρόεδρος της Αιγύπτου Άμπντελ Φάταχ αλ Σίσι εγκαινίασε σήμερα τη νέα Διώρυγα του Σουέζ, που πιστεύεται ότι θα δώσει ανάσες ανάκαμψης στη δοκιμαζόμενη οικονομία της χώρας του.

Sunday, August 02, 2015

New diving world record set to be broken for Suez Canal celebrations

Walaa Hafez, the former Special Forces naval SEAL team leader and one time world record holder, is aiming to break a new diving world record as part of the celebrations for the opening of the Suez Canal extensions, and is set to start his mission on Tuesday morning.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Egypt Says ’New Suez Canal’ Ready for Business

Egypt said on Wednesday that the "new Suez Canal" was ready for navigation for all kinds of ships, as authorities geared up to launch the shipping route officially next month.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

New Suez Canal to bring fresh development projects to Egypt (El-Sisi)

Egypt will witness the establishment of several development projects following the inauguration of the new Suez Canal 6 August, according to a presidency statement quoting President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi Saturday, following his meeting with French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Cairo earlier in the day.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

New Suez Canal test operation to start Saturday

The new Suez Canal project will start its trial operation process on Saturday, 11 days before the official inauguration on 6 August, Al-Ahram newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Egypt controls fire in British container ship passing Suez Canal

Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority said it controlled a blaze in a British container ship passing the waterway Friday, leaving no human losses.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Ship collision delays Suez Canal traffic

Cairo: Two container ships collided in Egypt's Suez Canal early on Saturday, delaying traffic through a vital global trade route for several hours, sources in the canal authority said.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Egypt inks deal with 6 firms to dredge New Suez Canal

Egypt has signed two contracts with a consortium of six international firms for the dredging work of the New Suez Canal alongside the original one, head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Memish said on Saturday.

Memish announced the signing at a press conference attended by Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab, saying that they refer to the consortium as "the Challenge Coalition" due to the challenging dredging work they have to accomplish under a tight deadline.

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Egypt to dig new canal alongside Suez Canal (State TV)

Egypt announced on Tuesday it will launch a project to dig a new 72-km canal alongside the original Suez Canal, Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said during the opening ceremony of the Suez Canal Corridor project.

He said the new project aims to create "a new Suez Canal parallel to the current channel," Mohab Mamish told a televised conference attended by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Ismailia province.

The new project will be implemented in one year from now, and is expected to provide more than one million job opportunities, said Mamish.

EL News