The Suez Canal Authority said in a statement that two dredgers (the 10th of Ramadan Dredger and Mashhur dredgers) have been used in the expansion works at 122 kilometers of the Suez Canal.
President Sisi witnessed raising the Egyptian flag on Mohab Mamish Dredger named after the former Suez Canal chairman who was attending the ceremony.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi arrived to the Suez Canal Axis Tuesday.
Suez Canal Authority Chairman Osama Rabie received Tuesday U.S. Central Command’s Director for Strategy, Plans, and Policy Scott Benedict in Ismailiyah.
Egyptian newspaper Al Watan reported on Saturday that the accident of EVER GIVEN ship in the Suez Canal was due to “a technical malfunction of the ship" beside a human error caused by the captain of the ship.
Egypt has asked for 916 million in compensation for damages caused by the grounding of the ship, the salvage operation, and for loss of reputation.
The operating company is unwilling to pay the compensation worth $900 million.
“We are celebrating the joining of the CSD Mohab Mamish, the largest dredger in the Middle East and Africa, to the fleet of the Suez Canal Authority. It is an unprecedented added-value to the authority’s fleet of dredgers,” he said.
The floating process took place in the Great Bitter Lakes in Ismailia’s Fayed, Youm7 reported.
Rabie added that container ships and bulk carriers still compose the majority of vessels crossing Suez Canal.
At the Great Bitter Lakes, the dredger will be separated from the “XIANG RUI KOU to be floated in the canal on Sunday by a team of the Suez Canal personnel in cooperation with experts from the Dutch Royal IHC Shipyard.
At the Great Bitter Lakes, the dredger will be separated from the “XIANG RUI KOU to be floated in the canal, Rabie continued.
Rabie said that the negotiations with the Japanese company are underway.
The dredger that will be delivered Friday is dubbed "Mohab Mamish," and that to arrive in summer is called "Hussein Tantawy."
That is the primary estimation.
Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed visited Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Osama Rabie Tuesday.
The 400-meter long Ever Given was successfully released after it has blocked hundreds of ships from crossing the narrow waterway. Around 12% of global trade passes through the Suez Canal.
Suez Canal’s marine garages along the old shipping lane are being maintained, while new garages will be established along the new lane, which was inaugurated in 2015.
The canal witnessed on Saturday the passage of 61 stranded ships and also received 24 new ships, bringing the total number of the crossing vessels to 85 ships.
However, the child was stuck inside the car while it was sinking, said Mohamed Galal El Din, Suez Canal Diver who participated in the rescue mission and got the boy alive in 25 minutes.