Expansion Work on the Suez Canal Two-Way Section  


Chairman of the authority managing the Egyptian waterway said Tuesday, the Suez canal two-way section expansion is underway to increase it by 10 km, from 72 km to 82 km.  

While giving an update on the expansion that started last year, Suez Canal Authority chairman Osama Rabie said that it would be too expensive to widen the entire length of the link between the Mediterranean and the Red Sea.  


According to Rabie, the work on the two-way section is meant to increase traffic safety, and that transit time to pass through the canal will remain at 11 hours.

Your Friends Also Read:  Ramaphosa announces leaner cabinet in new austerity agenda

Last year, global shipping was disrupted when one of the world’s largest container ships got stuck in the southern section of the canal for about a week.

All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from News Central TV.

Contact: digital@newscentral.ng


Leave a Reply

Previous Article
Buhari Arrives Belgium for European Union-African Union Summit (News Central TV)

Buhari Arrives Belgium for European Union-African Union Summit

Next Article
Gautrain Sues City of Tshwane Over R10m billion Water and Lights Bills (News Central TV)

Gautrain Sues City of Tshwane Over R10m Billion Water and Lights Bills

Related Posts
Powered by Live Score & Live Score App