Suez Canal

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Final DA is always adjusted against original invoices issued by the canal authority.

  • Number of convoys: Two convoys
    * The Southbound convoy starts at 0330- direct transit.
    * The Northbound convoy starts at 0400- direct transit.

  • Limit Time of Arrival

    * Port Said:
    South of Lat. 31 28 .7 N: This Lat. is limited by Long. 32 00 .27 E & Long. 32 37 .43 E
    Southbound Convoy:
    The limit time is hr 2300 for the southbound convoy.

    * Port Tewfik:
    North of Lat. 29 42 .8 N: This Lat. is limited by Long. 32 23.1 E & Long. 32 41 .5 E
    Northbound Convoy:
    The limit time is hr 2300 for ships that are allowed to join the convoy:

  • Pilotage system is applied as before.

  • The permissible speed:
    16 km / hr. for ordinary vessels
    14 km / hr. for Tankers.

  • The New Suez Canal has been equipped with navigational aids: (buoys, bollard pulls and pilotage stations).
  • Amended Suez Canal Rules of Navigation, August edition 2015 has been issued.
  • Electronic Charts have been issued for the new Suez Canal.
  • Enhancing the safety of LNG, LPG and tankers with SC tugs.