Suakin


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Suakin

a port in the NE Sudan, on the Red Sea: formerly the chief port of the African Red Sea; now obstructed by a coral reef. Pop.: 5511 (latest est.)
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Arriving in Suakin on a Friday, we had to wait for Muslim prayers to finish before a pilot boat could take us into port.
Suakin Dancer needs to improve on what she's shown so far, but there's good prizemoney down to ninth place.
Mark (St), Mash, Mashwash, Masmas, matrilineal, or strategoi, Suakin, Sudanic languages.
Production on the Unity and Heglig fields for export via the Suakin oil terminal on the Red Sea is likely to exceed 300,000 b/d by the end of 2004, while another 40,000 b/d is likely to come from the Thar Jath field on Block 5A, operated by Swedish company Lundin Petroleum.
He sailed with a small contingent of New South Wales troops for Suakin on the Red Sea destined for the Sudan Campaign where Williams was industrious and solicitous of the men in his charge.
The Suakin structure is located within the Delta Tokar Block which is held and operated by International Petroleum Sudan Limited ("IPSL").
9 (SUNA) - The delegation of the Chinese Navigation Engineering Company, which is visiting the country these days, headed by the Director General of the company, paid a visit Monday to the projects of Sea Ports Corporation, which are being implemented by the Chinese company in Port-Sudan and Suakin.
Chevron discovered the Suakin gas field in the southern half of the Red Sea in 1976 and other companies took up acreage during the later 1970s but again the results proved negative.
Likewise, ancient African harbours on the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden -- including Suakin in modern Sudan, Adulis on the Bay of Zula east of Massawa in Eritrea, and Zeila and Berbera in Somaliland -- are well known from inscriptions in Egypt and elsewhere and from mention in manuscripts.
Le debut de la surveillance des conditions meteorologiques au Soudan a commence a la fin du siecle dernier, oE la premiere station de surveillance a ete etablise en l'an 1890 dans la ville de Suakin .
Sudan's oil sector took off when the Greater Nile Petroleum Operating Company (GNPOC) developed the Heglig and Unity fields and began exporting oil via a pipeline to the new Suakin oil terminal on the Red Sea in 1999.