Sunday, August 15, 2021
King Khufu's solar boat

World’s Oldest Ship Moved To Grand Egyptian Museum

by Sameh El-Khatib  (Reuters) King Khufu’s Boat, an ancient vessel that is the oldest and largest wooden ship discovered, has been painstakingly moved from its longstanding home next to the Giza...

August 15, 2021
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Wednesday, January 27, 2021
LNG carrier

Egypt to Reopen LNG Plant In Push to Be Major European Supplier

By Salma El Wardany (Bloomberg) — Egypt is set to boost exports of liquefied natural gas by restarting one of its two production plants. The Damietta facility, which has been idled...

January 27, 2021
Total Views: 2181

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
bulk ship in egypt
Maritime News

Egypt to Run Ports 24 Hours to Cut Costly Delays

CAIRO, April 18 (Reuters) – Egypt will keep ports running for 24 hours a day, up from 16 currently, to cut “long waiting times” for shipments, Transportation Minister Hesham Arafat...

April 18, 2018
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Saturday, December 16, 2017
eni zohr field

Egypt Says Eni’s Giant Zohr Gas Field Starts First Production

By Salma El Wardany (Bloomberg) — Egypt’s Eni SpA-operated Zohr natural gas field has started production, bringing the country closer to its goal of energy self-sufficiency. Gas from the Mediterranean’s largest offshore...

December 16, 2017
Total Views: 13

Monday, December 11, 2017
lng ship

Egypt Sees Pilot Production at Eni’s Zohr Gas Field Starting Soon

By Salma El Wardany (Bloomberg) — Pilot production at Egypt’s Eni SpA-operated Zohr natural gas field will begin “in the coming few days,” the oil ministry said, as the country...

December 11, 2017
Total Views: 1

Monday, December 4, 2017
Offshore Oil Platform

Exxon Eyes Egypt’s Offshore Oil

by Ron Bousso (Reuters) Exxon Mobil is considering a foray into Egypt offshore oil and gas, seeking to replicate rivals’ success in the country and boost its reserves, officials and industry...

December 4, 2017
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
eni zohr field
Maritime News

Giant Mediterranean Gas Find Prompts Egypt to End LNG Imports in 2018

By Salma El Wardany (Bloomberg) — Egypt will stop importing liquefied natural gas in 2018 and may eventually export gas after it starts producing this year at the giant Eni...

November 14, 2017
Total Views: 15

Friday, September 16, 2016
Maritime News

Egypt Takes Delivery of Second Mistral Warship

NANTES, France, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Egypt took delivery of a second French Mistral helicopter carrier on Friday, part of a $1 billion deal signed last year. Egypt took over...

September 16, 2016
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Maritime News

Top-Ranked Analyst Now Says Buy Maersk After Stock Got Pummeled

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — The top-ranked analyst covering A.P. Moeller-Maersk has turned bullish on the stock. Investors who listened to Frans Høyer over the past year have made 32...

November 25, 2015
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Egypt Keeping Eni’s Giant Offshore Find for Itself

  By Maher Chmaytelli (Bloomberg) — Egypt plans to keep all the natural gas produced at a giant field Eni SpA found off its Mediterranean coast to itself, heightening competition...

September 1, 2015
Total Views: 6

Monday, August 31, 2015

‘Historic’ Zohr Gas Discovery Off Egypt Re-Writes Israel’s Energy Playbook

  By Ari Rabinovitch and Eric Knecht JERUSALEM/CAIRO, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Egypt’s historic gas discovery threatens to sink Israel’s fledgling gas export bonanza, which was counting on deals with...

August 31, 2015
Total Views: 3

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Eni Finds Largest Mediterranean Gas Field Ever Offshore Egypt

    By Anthony DiPaola (Bloomberg) — Eni SpA discovered a “super giant” natural gas field offshore Egypt in what the Italian oil company said is the largest find in...

August 30, 2015
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
new suez canal

Drewry: New Suez Canal Targets ‘Ambitious’

  By Drewry Shipping Consultants The impressive ‘New Suez Canal’ project will improve capacity, transit times and reduce delays, not least because it will likely be used by far fewer...

August 12, 2015
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Time-Lapse: Maersk Ship Transits New Suez Canal in 3 Minutes

Here is a new time-lapse video from Maersk Line showing a transit of the New Suez Canal, an adjacent waterway that now allows vessels to pass each other through most...

August 11, 2015
Total Views: 291

Thursday, August 6, 2015
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – Egypt Opens New Suez Canal

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi signed an order on Thursday allowing ships to pass through the New Suez Canal. The $8.5 billion project involved the dredging of an adjacent waterway that now allows vessels...

August 6, 2015
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Egypt Inaugurates $8 Billion ‘New Suez Canal’

  By Ahmed Feteha and Tarek El-Tablawy (Bloomberg) — Egypt unveiled an $8.5 billion expansion to the Suez Canal on Thursday, the first of a series of mega projects the...

August 6, 2015
Total Views: 37

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Six Quick Facts About the New Suez Canal

  CAIRO, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Egypt on Thursday opens the New Suez Canal, an extension which flanks the existing 145-year-old waterway and part of a larger undertaking to expand...

August 5, 2015
Total Views: 1081

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
new suez canal
Maritime News

Did the World Actually Need a New Suez Canal?

  By Ahmed Feteha (Bloomberg) — The Suez Canal took 10 years to build and cost thousands of workers their lives. When planners suggested three years for a second one,...

August 4, 2015
Total Views: 82

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
new suez canal

Egypt Completes Work on New Suez Canal

  By Eric Knecht ISMAILIA, Egypt, July 29 (Reuters) – Egypt has finished building its New Suez Canal, its overseer said on Wednesday, a project President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi sees...

July 29, 2015
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Egypt to Increase Access to East Port Said With New Channel

  CAIRO, July 28 (Reuters) – Egypt plans to allow smaller vessels in the Mediterranean direct access to East Port Said around the clock instead of just eight hours a...

July 28, 2015
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