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Challenge in Logistics: New Suez Canal Project
Challenge in Logistics: New Suez Canal Project

The New Suez Canal project was a titanic effort in logistics. Six global dredging contractors completed the works within one year and several records were broken during the execution of the project. The contractors disposed of more than 245 million m3 of sand in just nine months.

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A panoramic view of multiple dredgers at work at the New Suez Canal. The project involved the largest number of dredgers ever deployed on a single project – 28 vessels and over 40 pieces of auxiliary equipment (Page 5) (Photo by Luuk Kramer; Courtesy of Challenge Consortium).
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Published June 2016