Suez Canal Orders Ferries, Tractors

Friday, July 07, 2006
The Suez Canal Authority has ordered another 18 Voith Schneider Propellers from Voith Turbo. The propellers are of two different types of size 14 for ferries, as well as size 28 for Voith Water Tractors. The vessels are built by Port Said Shipyard in Port Said where they will also be put in operation. A total of three new Voith Water Trac¬tors will be fitted with VSPs size 28. Each of these Voith Water Tractors that will be used for marine assis¬tance and escorting ser¬vices in the 163-km-long Suez Canal has a bol¬lard pull of over 50 tons. Like the three Voith Water Tractors, the five double-ended ferries will be stationed in Port Said, Egypt’s sec¬ond largest harbor. Across the Suez Canal, ferry traffic is busy, especially between Egypt and Sinai. Voith Tur¬bo Marine will deliver a total of twelve VSPs for these double-ended ferries, installed in five vessels. The other two VSPs are kept as spares.
Maritime Reporter January 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

Huisman Cranes for New Maersk Subsea Support Vessels

In December 2014, Huisman secured a contract from COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard for the delivery of four customized 400mt Rope Luffing Knuckle Boom Cranes and two 100mt

Coast Guard Cutter William Trump Commissioned

The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump was commissioned during a ceremony at Coast Guard Sector Key West Saturday Jan. 24, 2015. The Trump is the 11th fast response cutter in the Coast Guard fleet.

World's Largest Ship Sparks Outrage

Jewish groups in the Netherlands and Britain have reacted with rage and despair at the arrival in Rotterdam of the world's biggest ship, the Pieter Schelte, named

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Repair Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1116 sec (9 req/sec)