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Red Fleet off Suez: Mediterranean challenge

Red Fleet off Suez: Mediterranean challenge

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Published by Conservative Political Centre in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • North Atlantic Treaty Organization.,
    • Soviet Union -- Military policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statement[by Douglas Dodds-Parker and others]
      SeriesC.P.C. [Publications], no. 428
      ContributionsDodds-Parker, Douglas.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA770 .R4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination19 p.
      Number of Pages19
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5769033M
      ISBN 100850704286
      LC Control Number71452411

        In August , it inaugurated its first overseas military base in Djibouti, at the chokepoint between, on the one side, the Indian Ocean, and on the other, the Red Sea, Suez Canal, and Mediterranean. President Xi’s maritime strategy extends beyond strictly military vessels. The exercises have therefore focused on counter-terrorism, eliminating mines and securing the Red Sea-Suez-Mediterranean maritime route through which 10 to 13 per cent of international trade passes.

        This pipeline will transport crude oil from Ain Sokhna, near Suez on the Red Sea, to Sidi Karir, 33 kms west of Alexandria on the Mediterranean. It will be capable of handling up to 60 million tons of oil annually, with mooring buoys which can accommodate tankers up to , tons. He set off in pursuit with his four armoured cruisers and eight destroyers. But Troubridge was a troubled man. He had no battlecruiser to challenge Goeben, and at the back of his mind was a warning by Churchill to the Mediterranean Fleet not to engage a superior enemy force.

      Herodotus (himself a notable traveller in the 5th century B.C.) relates that the Egyptian king Necho of the XXVIth Dynasty (c. B.C.) built a fleet on the Red Sea, and confided it to Phoenician sailors with the orders to sail southward and return to Egypt by the Pillars of Hercules and the Mediterranean sea. Aug 8, - Explore tinmg myint's board "Middle East" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Germany map, Map, Europe map pins.


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Suez (Arabic: السويس ‎ as-Suways) is a seaport city (population of aboutas of August ) Red Fleet off Suez: Mediterranean challenge book north-eastern Egypt, located on the north coast of the Gulf of Suez (a branch of the Red Sea), near the southern terminus of the Suez Canal, having the same boundaries as Suez has three harbours, Adabiya, Ain Sokhna and Port Tawfiq, and extensive port facilities.

The Suez Canal (Arabic: قناة السويس ‎ qanāt as-suwēs) is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea through the Isthmus of is often considered to define the border between Africa and ucted by the Suez Canal Company between andit officially opened on 17 November Dodds-Parker, Douglas.

Douglas Dodds-Parker personnalité politique britannique Douglas Dodds-Parker VIAF ID: (Personal) Permalink: The Suez Canal is one of the world’s main shipping links and thus of major importance to world trade.

The canal extends from Suez on the Red Sea to Port Said on the Mediterranean. Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority awarded the contract to double the canal’s capacity to a consortium, which was aptly named the Challenge Consortium by the Chairman.

Dredging of the New Suez Canal A technical introduction. Lots 2, 3, 4 and 5 of the New Suez Canal were dredged to a depth of 24m, allowing ships with a 66ft draft to transit freely.

In Augustit inaugurated its first overseas military base in Djibouti, at the chokepoint between, on the one side, the Indian Ocean, and on the other, the Red Sea, Suez Canal, and Mediterranean. To the northeast the Mediterranean is connected with the Black Sea through the Dardanelles (with a sill depth of feet [70 metres]), the Sea of Marmara, and the strait of the Bosporus (sill depth of about feet [90 metres]).

To the southeast it is connected with the Red Sea by the Suez Canal. On Novemthe Mediterranean waters flowed to the Red Sea and the Suez Canal was opened for international navigation.

Indue to the foreign debts, the British government purchased the shares of the Egyptian investors; namely those owned by Saeed Pasha, for aboutsterling. Entry for Red Sea in Smith’s Bible Dictionary. “Red Sea ” means. Name. --The sea known to us as the Red Sea was by the Israelites called "the sea," (Exodus ,9,16,21,28; ,4,8,10,19; Joshua ,7) and many other passages, and specially "the sea of Suph."(Exodus ; ; ,22; ; Numbers ) word signifies a sea-weed resembling wool, and such sea-weed is.

Ever since the opening of the Suez Canal inthe Mediterranean has also been connected to the Indian Ocean via the Red Sea. Even in ancient times, a series of small canals connected the Nile River—and, thereby, the Mediterranean—to the Red Sea, but they were in no way as efficient or as navigable as the Suez Canal.

The idea of creating a canal linking the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea is a very old one that dates back about years to the ancient Egyptians. They thought of linking the two seas by using the River Nile and its branches. It was this very old desire that led to the digging of the present Suez Canal.

The U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations encompasses about million square miles of water area and includes the Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, Red Sea and parts of the Indian Ocean. The expanse is comprised of 20 countries and includes three critical choke points at the Strait of Hormuz, the Suez Canal and the Strait of Bab al Mandeb at the.

"The Russians seem to me more bent on taking ports in the Mediterranean than in destroying Bonaparte in Egypt." So wrote Horatio Nelson in Whether "Bonaparte" is regarded as a synonym for President Nasser or for the Sixth Fleet, these words could hardly be improved upon as a reflection of the present state of Western consternation about Soviet objectives in the Mediterranean.

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I had already wanted to take the story away from the.On Wednesday the U.S. Navy official website reported: “Enterprise Carrier Strike Group (CSG) transited the Suez Canal and entered the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), Feb.

” This refers to the passage of the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the USS Enterprise (CVN), from the Mediterranean into the Red Sea.The Universal Company of the Maritime Canal of Suez (French: Compagnie universelle du canal maritime de Suez) was the corporation that constructed the Suez Canal between and and operated it until the Suez was formed by Ferdinand de Lesseps inand it owned and operated the canal for many years thereafter.

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