Monday, July 27, 2015

Ship Photos of the Day – First Ships Cross New Suez Canal

  The first cargo ships crossed the new Suez Canal on Saturday in a test-run before it is officially inaugurated August 6th. [contextly_sidebar id=”x4zhiEZ0s6uX2jvrkHgsDDgNK5UC941I”]The opening comes just 11 months after construction...

July 27, 2015
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Saturday, July 25, 2015

First Cargo Ships Take Trial-Run Through New Suez Canal

  By Yusri Mohamed ISMAILIA, Egypt, July 25 (Reuters) – The first cargo ships passed through Egypt’s New Suez Canal on Saturday in a test-run before it opens next month,...

July 25, 2015
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Thursday, July 16, 2015
Maritime News

Islamic State Affiliate Claims Rocket Attack on Egypt Navy Vessel – PHOTOS

By Eric Knecht and Ali Abdelaty CAIRO, July 16 (Reuters) – Egypt’s Islamic State affiliate said on Thursday it fired a rocket at an Egyptian naval vessel in the Mediterranean...

July 16, 2015
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Monday, July 6, 2015

Egypt Busts Suez Terror Plot – Sources

  CAIRO, July 6 (Reuters) – Egyptian authorities have arrested 13 members of the Muslim Brotherhood on suspicion of planting bombs around the Suez Canal to disrupt shipping, security sources...

July 6, 2015
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Saturday, June 13, 2015
Maritime News

New Suez Canal to Open in August, Egypt Says

Egypt's New Suez Canal will open on Aug. 6, its overseer said on Saturday, a project President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi sees as a potent symbol of national pride and a major chance to stimulate an economy suffering double-digit unemployment.

June 13, 2015
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Monday, June 1, 2015

Egypt signs $2B offshore exploration deal with Italy’s Eni

by Ehab Farouk and Ahmed Aboulenein (Reuters) – Egypt’s oil ministry said on Monday it had signed an energy exploration deal with Italy’s Eni worth $2 billion following an MOU...

June 1, 2015
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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
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Egypt to Import $3.55 Billion Worth of LNG via FSRU Höegh Gallant

Egypt will import around $3.55 billion worth of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the 2015-2016 financial year, an official at state-owned Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) said on Tuesday.

April 14, 2015
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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Containership Captain, First Officer Charged With Manslaughter in Egypt

Egypt's public prosecutor charged the captain and first officer of a Kuwaiti container ship with manslaughter in connection with a collision in the Red Sea this month that killed 25 Egyptian fishermen, state news agency MENA said on Saturday.

December 20, 2014
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Sunday, December 14, 2014

At Least 13 Killed in Collision Involving Containership and Egyptian Fishing Vessel

At least 11 fishermen have drowned and as many as 23 were missing after a containership collided with an Egyptian fishing boat in the Gulf of Suez early Sunday morning, according to reports.

December 14, 2014
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Thursday, October 23, 2014
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BG Group Seeks Revival of Egyptian LNG Business

British energy company BG Group is in talks with BP to link their two gas developments off Egypt's coast, as part of BG's drive to breathe life into its gas-starved export plant, sources familiar with the matter said.

October 23, 2014
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Sunday, August 3, 2014
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Maritime News

Egypt Awards Suez Logistics Hub Project Contract

Egypt has chosen a consortium that includes the Egyptian army and global engineering firm Dar al-Handasah to develop an international industrial and logistics hub in the Suez Canal area, government and military sources said on Sunday.

August 3, 2014
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Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Egypt in Talks With Excelerate for LNG Regasification Ship

Egypt has missed a window to avert gas shortages this year as plans to secure a floating import terminal from a Norwegian firm hit snags, causing officials to hedge their bets by restarting talks with U.S.-based rival Excelerate Energy.

July 10, 2014
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Thursday, June 12, 2014
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Maritime News

Egypt Pushes Ahead With Suez Port Expansion Plans

Egypt is pressing ahead with plans to develop a new wheat storage facility and expand port operations at two terminals in the Suez area as the country looks to bolster strategic food reserves and attract investment, a top port official said.

June 12, 2014
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Monday, May 12, 2014

Höegh Gallant Slated for Installation Off Egypt

Currently under construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries, the 170,000 m3 FSRU Höegh Gallant has gained the interest of the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (Egas) which signed a Letter of...

May 12, 2014
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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

North Korea Denies Ties to Tanker Loaded with Rebel Oil

North Korea said the tanker violated its laws, and a contract with the Alexandria-based company by carrying contraband cargo

March 12, 2014
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Wednesday, February 26, 2014
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Suez Canal Terrorists Receive Death Sentences

An Egyptian court handed down death sentences to all but one of the 26 perpetrators involved in an alleged scheme to form a terrorist group and to attack the Suez...

February 26, 2014
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Monday, September 2, 2013

Egypt Bolsters Suez Security as Attack Underscores Threats

Sept. 2 (Bloomberg) — Egyptian authorities moved to bolster security along the Suez Canal after a foiled attack on a ship traversing the waterway that handles about 8 percent of...

September 2, 2013
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Friday, August 2, 2013
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Qatar Sends Egypt’s First LNG Shipment via Q-Max LNG Carrier

LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Qatar has despatched a tanker carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG) it is donating to Egypt, Qatar’s state news agency said on Friday, the first of...

August 2, 2013
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Friday, July 26, 2013
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BG Says Qatar to Start LNG Supplies in July to Counter Egypt

July 26 (Bloomberg) — BG Group Plc, the U.K.’s third- largest natural-gas producer, said Qatar will begin liquefied natural gas supplies at the end of July to counter lost volumes...

July 26, 2013
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Thursday, July 11, 2013
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LNG and Product Ships Seen Rising If Egypt Turmoil Affects Canal

Rates to ship liquefied natural gas and petroleum products would jump if turmoil in Egypt disrupts the Suez Canal, extending the historical effect on crude-oil tankers, according to Wells Fargo Securities LLC.

July 11, 2013
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