The navigation movement in the Suez Canal recorded Monday new and unprecedented records in terms of daily transit statistics, achieving the highest daily transit rate, with 94 ships crossed from both directions without waiting, with a total net tonnage of 5 million tons, said Lieutenant-General Osama Rabie, head of the Suez Canal Authority.
The navigation path pf the Suez Canal received 22 thousand ships this fiscal year compared to 19 thousand ships last year, recording an increase of 15 percent, according to Lieutenant-General Osama Rabie, head of the Suez Canal Authority.
Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir stated Tuesday in a phone-in that licenses allowing yachts to enter national waters are currently issued in just 24 hours.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry asserted the necessity of pushing forward the political pathway in the war-torn Arab country.
The media center at the Egyptian cabinet denied baseless information circulated in a video claiming that the new Suez Canal has not achieved any increases in the canal’s revenues.
Suez Canal Authority Chairman Osama Rabie received Tuesday U.S. Central Command’s Director for Strategy, Plans, and Policy Scott Benedict in Ismailiyah.
Rabie said that the negotiations with the Japanese company are underway.
“Impressive work by all involved,” the EU said.
The Suez Canal's service provider Leth Agencies said 43 vessels had resumed their trips from the Great Bitter Lake southwards towards the Red Sea, after the Panamian Ever Given ship that had blocked the canal for nearly a week was refloated.
There are hundreds of vessels awaiting entry thus far, including oil tankers as the ship had diagonally blocked the canal.
Metwally clarified to Egypt Today on Thursday that insurance companies are responsible for paying compensations for affected ships and not Egypt.
All marine activities on small and large marine units were halted to maintain safe maritime navigation.
Egypt garnered 132 votes out of 165.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi revealed on Saturday that Egypt is seeking to become a regional digital hub that transmits data between Asia, Africa, and Europe.
The navigation line will integrate with the Brazil-Portugal and Portugal-Egypt lines.