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Suez Canal Authority
Syncrolifit, a Rolls-Royce company, has been chosen by the Suez Canal
Authority to supply a shiplift and trans- fer system valued at more than $7 mil- lion for the dry docking of Nile River cruise ferries.
Delivery of the 3,420 ton-lift-capacity
Syncrolift is scheduled for the Armant
Shipyard on the Upper Nile near Luxor
City in March 2002. The shipyard will use the installation specifically for the dry docking of ferries to improve effi- ciency in overall shipyard repair and maintenance, as well as minimizing the loss of revenue while cruise ferries are out of service for repair. This is espe- cially conducive for the cruise industry, which relies heavily on an itinerary
Syncrolift's new shiplift and transfer system
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Circle 209 on Reader Service Card www.maritimetoday.com Maritime Reporter/Engineering News basis. The Syncrolift system provides the benefit of less time out of the water, which leads to cancelled cruises and loss of revenue.
The order is the sixth Syncrolift instal- lation in Egypt — the other two are with the Egyptian Navy — bringing Syncro- lift's total worldwide installation to 221.
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