SCA Awards Contracts for Expansion of Southern Section of Suez Canal
The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) is awarding contracts to Penta Ocean of Japanand Dredging International and Jan de Nul of Belgium for expanding parts of thesouthern section of the Suez Canal. The Penta Ocean contract, worth some $23mn,provides for increasing the width of the Canal from 160ms. to 180ms. over an8-km. stretch in the Small Bitter Lake area, and the contracts with the twoBelgian...