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New Suez Canal

Seaborne Trade
Suez Canal Authority, Egypt
Completed, 2014 - 2015
Scope Of Work

The giant project involved the creation of a new Suez Canal parallel to the current channel of a total length of 34 kilometers, led by the Suez Canal Authority (SCA). Approximately 460 million cubic meters of material were excavated and dredged to create the new channel, of which 220 million cubic metres were executed through dredging.

The channels was dredged till -24.0m CD equal to -6.20m SCD in all sections except for some sections in lot 6 (-23.0 or -23.5m CD). All dredged material were placed in the assigned Dumping Basins and Areas situated next to the channel along the length.

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