Canal Sugar is an integrated Agro-industrial project incorporating reclamation and cultivation of 181,000 acres of land (c.76,000 hectare / 790 square kilometers), making it the largest agricultural project in Egypt since 1952, in addition to building and operating the world’s biggest sugar beet processing plant with an annual production capacity 900,000 m3 ton of a premium white sugar.
The sugar processing plant is scheduled to start operating in the 1st quarter 2021 while the agricultural land is expected to be reclaimed by 2022.
On the 15th April 2020 Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL), subsidiary of KADMAR GROUP received the Canal Sugar project. The operation process is still going on and till now EGL successfully completed transportation of 5 heavy boilers. A great engineering efforts and pre-study had been done to define the best route with less civil work activities as the vessel’s mandatory called at Damietta port (Due to Corona Virus, there wasn’t alternative options to use other port). So special arrangements took place with Damietta container terminal, Port authority, Customs, Road & Bridges authority, RBA consultant and Central escort in order to guarantee smooth operations of port handling and in-land transportations for 900K.M to final destinations especially for the first shipment due to spread of COVID-19 Virus and daily curfew from 17:00 till 06:00.
EGL achieved this success through careful planning without sacrificing safety aspect in order to meet clients demand