Egypt said on 5th August it plans to build a new Suez Canal alongside the existing 145-year-old historic waterway in a multi-billion dollar project aimed at expanding trade along the fastest shipping route between Europe and Asia.
Archives for August 2014
Unloading of the second shipment of gates for the new locks of the expanded Panama Canal.
The chief engineer of a small passenger ferry dies during a fire and emergency drill, which included closing and testing the hydraulically operated watertight doors. Read the article to know more about the accident.
Forty-two ships and submarines representing 15 international partner nations steam in a close formation during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014.
Struggling with fatigue, officer of the watch of a small container ship fell asleep in front of one of the radars. He woke up abruptly as he was thrown out of the chair by the impact of the ship collision with the seawall.