Tag: Red Sea

    The Red Sea view of the Milky Way “must be preserved” – Dark Sky certification on The Red Sea Project

    Let’s get to know what TRSDC’s Ian Williamson and Cundall’s Andrew Bissell talk about working on a never-before-accomplished Dark Sky certification on The Red Sea Project, which is about the size of the country of Belgium. The original articl was published by Mepmiddleeast. Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF)-led The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) […]

    Red Sea Development Company partners with Blue Planet Ecosystems for the sustainable fish pilot scheme

    The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) has signed two memorandums of understanding (MoU) with Blue Planet Ecosystems (BPE), Saudi Gazette states. Signed by CEO of TRSDC John Pagano and CEO of BPE Paul Schmitzburger, the first MoU sees the entities pledging to investigate the implementation of a viable solution for Sustainable High Tech, CO2 Negative […]

    Middle East coral reefs: How sunscreen and mass tourism are taking a toll on marine life

    Overcrowding is damaging some Red Sea and Arabian Gulf coral reefs as the struggle to balance tourism and ecology preservation falls short, Middle East Eye states. Let’s get to know more. *** “Amazing natural pools surrounded by corals, one of the best snorkeling sites in Dahab,” a 2017 Facebook review of popular snorkeling spot, Three […]

    The Red Sea Development Company wins BIM Kitemark for digital project delivery

    The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer behind the world’s most ambitious regenerative tourism project, has become the first asset owner in the world to achieve the prestigious BIM Project Kitemark for its digital project delivery and adoption of building information modeling (BIM) aligned to ISO 19650, awarded by the British Standards Institution (BSI), […]

    SAP company partnership boosts The Red Sea Development Company’s digitization efforts
    05 Sep 2021

    The Red Sea Development Company, which is driving the development of the giga-project The Red Sea Project, announced that its strategic alliance with global technology company SAP is helping streamline its digital innovations, Arab News reports. The Red Sea Project is a regenerative tourism destination spanning 28,000 square kilometers and more than 90 unspoiled islands […]

    Red Sea Development to award contracts worth $267m per month in the next phase

    Chief Administrative Officer Ahmed Darwish told CNBC Arabia that the Red Sea Development Co. will award SR1 billion ($267 million) of contracts a month as it moves to the next phase, including resorts, villas, and hotels. Until now, the company has been focused on infrastructure and related equipment, which make up most of its completed […]

    Container ship Ever Given returns to Suez canal for another attempt

    The vessel that caused global disruption when it got stuck is heading for the Red Sea again, The Guardian reports. In a rematch of the struggle that dominated global headlines earlier this year, the 400-meter, 220,000-tonne container ship that became lodged in the Suez canal for nearly a week, disrupting trade on a global scale, […]

    Saudi Arabia vows to protect, restore biodiversity

    Saudi Arabia on July 4 reiterated its commitment to preserve and restore its marine biodiversity, Arab News reports. Deputy Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture Dr. Osama Faqeeha, the inaugural chairman of Global Coral Reef R&D Accelerator Platform, said Saudi Arabia is home to the Red Sea’s most resilient coral reefs it will continue to […]

    Saudi Arabia’s NEOM and KAUST partner to create the world’s largest coral garden in the Red Sea

    Officials in Saudi Arabia have announced a joint project to establish the largest coral garden in the world at NEOM, the futuristic mega-city being built in the Kingdom’s northwest, Arab News reports. NEOM and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) said that the project that will cover 100 hectares on Shusha Island on […]

    GE to build first desalination plant using clean energy in Saudi Arabia
    15 Jun 2021

    GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions has won a deal from Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction Co. Ltd. to build a turnkey substation that will power the Yanbu-4 independent water producer plant, Arab News reports. This is the first integrated, seawater reverse osmosis project in the Kingdom that uses clean energy. Scheduled to be operational in […]