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Jan De Nul’s vessel leads in performing dredging works on new Suez Canal project

Posted on August 3, 2015

Ibn Battuta, one of seven CSDs Jan De Nul? Group deployed on the Suez Canal appears to be the first dredger that has reached the design 24 meter mark of depth on the Suez Canal’s 34.5-km stretch, the Group told IAA PortNews.

Ibn Battuta is now busy doing its dredging work on the canal at a rate of more than 200,000 cmb a day.

Jan De Nul’s fleet is executing dredging contract under on the Suez Canal expansion project? in ??Egypt along with other dredgers deployed by the consotium of major dredging contractors (the ?Challenge Consortium?): National Marine Dredging Company, Boskalis, Van Oord and Jan De Nul.

Under the contract terms the contractors will dredge overall 200 million cbm of materials, including sand, stiff clay and limestone.

Luxembourg, Belgium headquartered Jan De Nul Group is a family-owned company specializing in dredging and land reclamation, rock placing, trenching, rock dumping for oil and gas related offshore pipeline projects, quay walls, marine related projects, civil engineering and large-scale environmental remediation projects. Dredging accounts for 85% of the Group’s turnover. With a yearly turnover of EUR 1.9 billion, the company ranks among the international top of dredging contactors and the top of marine engineering contractors.

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