Dredging work to expand, deepen Suez Canal’s southern sector nearing completion

Thu, 13 Apr 2023 - 08:13 GMT

88 percent of the dredging work to expand and deepen the southern sector of the Suez Canal has been completed, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) announced on Thursday.

SCA Chief: New Suez Canal contributes to increasing daily transit rate

Mon, 13 Mar 2023 - 09:50 GMT

“The [digging of] new Suez Canal was a correct vision, and the crossing of this large number of ships would not have taken place in the old canal only […] the new Suez Canal opened new horizons,” he said in comments to AlHayat Al Youm talk show on Al Hayat T.V.

Photos: Egypt’s Suez Canal sees all-time highest daily transit rate Monday: SCA chief

Mon, 13 Mar 2023 - 10:20 GMT

The Suez Canal has recorded its highest daily transit rate as 107 ships are set to cross the international trade route on Monday with net tonnage of 6.3 million tons, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Osama Rabie has said in a statement.

Port Said: World’s largest floating book fair starts receiving visitors

Fri, 06 Jan 2023 - 09:42 GMT

The Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZONE) announced Thursday that the world's largest floating book fair "Logos Hope" started to receive visitors willing to get acquainted with its collection of international books.

Suez Canal Authority fund not backdoor for selling the canal: SCA

Thu, 22 Dec 2022 - 10:58 GMT

The canal and its management will remain wholly owned by the Egyptian state and subject to its sovereignty, and the entire staff of the Canal Authority, including employees, technicians and administrators, will remain Egyptian citizens.

US CENTCOM commander hails Egypt’s vision to develop Suez Canal in meeting with SCA chief

Mon, 12 Sep 2022 - 04:05 GMT

Kurilla affirmed the importance of the Suez Canal as a vital lifeline for the entire world as he held a meeting on Monday with Osama Rabie, chairman of the SCA, during the former’s visit to Egypt.

Sisi warns of malicious campaigns to cast doubts on Egypt’s development achievements

Thu, 08 Sep 2022 - 12:42 GMT

The president made the statements on Thursday during the inauguration of the Olympic Village of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) in Ismailia city.

Sisi urges developing Suez Canal Authority’s efforts to localize fishing vessels industry

Sat, 03 Sep 2022 - 06:36 GMT

In a meeting with SCA Chairman Osama Rabie, Sisi ordered developing these efforts to produce fishing boats that are used locally by fishermen in Egyptian lakes that have been developed, including Lake Manzala.

Egypt's Suez Canal achieved unprecedented revenues worth $7 bln this year - SCA chief

Sun, 07 Aug 2022 - 01:46 GMT

In a phone interview with the Sada El Balad channel, Rabie noted this year's revenues increased from 10% to 25% compared to 2021, describing the new figures as good and unprecedented in the canal's history.

Photos: Egypt’s Suez Canal sees its first FPSO transit as Energean Power crosses the trade route

Fri, 03 Jun 2022 - 03:48 GMT

The vessel was towed and directed by four tugboats belonging to the canal and carrying a team of senior SCA guides, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Osama Rabie said.

Ships transiting Suez Canal increased by 10% this year: SCA chief

Fri, 20 May 2022 - 01:00 GMT

The number of ships transiting the Suez Canal has increased by 10 percent until May this year compared to the same period last year, Suez Canal Authority Chairman Osama Rabie said.

Mammoth Ever Arm vessel crosses Suez Canal on its maiden voyage

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 - 01:15 GMT

The Suez Canal international route witnessed on Thursday the crossing of the mammoth Ever Arm vessel on its maiden voyage heading to the port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands from Malaysia.

Egypt’s Suez Canal raises transit toll for ships by up to 10% starting 1 March

Mon, 28 Feb 2022 - 10:06 GMT

As per the Suez Canal Authority’s (SCA) decision, ro-ro ships, heavy-lift ships, and car carriers will pay an additional fee of 7 percent of the normal transit fees.

SCA chairman discuss maritime cooperation with PTA chief

Tue, 22 Feb 2022 - 02:39 GMT

Rabie said the Suez Canal enjoys several potentials which maximize its economic role as well as the well-experienced human cadres.

SCA head visits Siemens’ pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

Fri, 29 Oct 2021 - 03:06 GMT

Rabie was updated on the latest technological innovations of Siemens International in the areas of development, digitization, and building smart cities.

Ship that ran aground in Egypt’s Suez Canal on Thursday successfully refloated

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 - 04:34 GMT

Suez Canal Authority announced quickly refloating the CORAL CRYSTAL ship that ran aground on Thursday in the canal.

In photos: Retrieved antiquities from France due in Cairo Sunday: Waziri

Fri, 25 Jun 2021 - 07:48 GMT

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) Mostafa Waziri said as many as 114 looted antiquities that were smuggled to France, are due to return home on Sunday, as part of the joint investigations launched by Egypt’s Prosecution and the French judicial authorities.

SCA says satisfying solution on Ever Given ship that went aground in Suez Canal to be announced next week

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 - 09:26 GMT

Rabie said the solution would satisfy both parties and includes resolving the issue without going to the court in order to preserve the interests of all parties.

Egyptian Suez Canal Authority denies reports on arresting EVER GIVEN crew members

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 - 01:45 GMT

The Egyptian Suez Canal Authority (SCA) denied, Monday circulated reports on arresting any of EVER GIVEN crew members

SCA chief: Daily losses due to Suez Canal blockage estimated at up to $15 million

Mon, 29 Mar 2021 - 09:58 GMT

“We are working round the clock to end the traffic jam in the canal and a total of 113 vessels will cross the canal from 6:00 pm on Monday to 8:00 am on Tuesday"