Container and bulk ships transiting the Suez Canal fell in both number and tonnage terms in January, continuing a trend of declining traffic that gained momentum in the second half of last year.
08 Jan 2016
The Egypt army said the Al-Salam bridge, which crosses the Suez Canal and is a key element in government plans to develop the area around the Canal, would reopen in a matter of days.
27 Nov 2015
Egypt set a date for completion of a side channel at East Port Said near the entrance to the Suez Canal that will allow better access to the port from the Mediterranean Sea.
06 Sep 2015
Plans to dredge a nearly 6 mile channel at Port Said as well as develop the entire region surrounding the New Suez Canal remain on hold, reports suggest.