223 Mln Cubic Meters of Water-Saturated Sand Removed From New Suez Canal

A total of 223.789 million cubic meters of water-saturated sand have so far been lifted at the New Suez Canal project, Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said on Thursday.

The figure represents 86.74 percent of the target of 258 million cubic meters, he added.

About 38 dredgers are operating in the waterway, executive director of dredging works at the project Wagdy Zaky said.

MENA

Source : Egypt State Information Service