suez canal

EBRD delegation visits SCZone

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 - 01:15 GMT

In a statement on Thursday, the SCZone said the visit tackled the technical support presented to improve the level of services.

Suez Canal underwater tunnels to operate 24/7 starting August 9

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 08:58 GMT

In a statement released Sunday, Rabie pointed out that the decisions are in fulfillment of the instructions of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

Suez Canal revenues record $27.2B in 5 years

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 02:15 GMT

Rabie added that the canal’s revenues during the first eight months of 2020 hit $3.3 billion, through crossing 11,250 ships, with a total net tonnage of 693 million tons.

De Lesseps Statue to be placed in Port Said sparks outrage

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 01:50 GMT

The decision to restore and place the De Lesseps statue in Port Said has sparked outrage among a large segment of Egyptians.

SCZone board of directors gives go ahead to several mega projects

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 02:31 GMT

The products of the project, which has an estimated investment cost of 2.6 billion dollars, will be dedicated to exports.

SCZone's CEO outlines plan to attract further investments

Thu, 11 Jun 2020 - 01:13 GMT

The infrastructure developed at the SCZone has indeed helped lure investments, but the matter requires more billions of pounds to complete the infrastructure, he said.

In Pics: Visit Ismailia Museum during house quarantine

Sun, 10 May 2020 - 03:58 GMT

The Ismailia Museum is one of the oldest museums in Egypt. The museum was built by engineers working for the Suez Canal International Maritime Company (currently Suez Canal Authority).

Suez Canal’s revenues reach $1.907B in 4 months of 2020

Mon, 04 May 2020 - 02:33 GMT

Rabea added in a statement that traffic in the canal has not been affected by the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

1,731 ships transited Suez Canal in April: chairman

Mon, 04 May 2020 - 02:09 GMT

In a statement released Monday, Rabie added that the number of ships crossing the Suez Canal last month saw a year-on-year increase of 9.6 percent.

Italian ship crosses Suez Canal using remote guidance for 1st time ever

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 - 09:35 GMT

An Italian cruise ship crossed Monday the Suez Canal using remote guidance for the first time ever in the canal's history.

Cabinet: Navigation at Suez Canal not affected by coronavirus

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 - 12:27 GMT

The cabinet media center said in a statement Friday that it has contacted the Suez Canal Authority, which dismissed these reports stressing that navigation movement at the Suez Canal is normal.

Suez Canal takes preventive measures against coronavirus: MP

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 - 03:17 GMT

Suez Canal has taken all preventive measures to deny coronavirus any access into the waterway, member of the parliamentary Defense and National Security Committee, Yehia Kedwany said Tuesday.

Sczone to close deals in UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 - 01:42 GMT

SCzone delegation will present investment opportunities in a meeting with British Chambers of Commerce.

Academy of Arts celebrates Suez Canal’s 150th anniversary

Wed, 25 Dec 2019 - 02:48 GMT

An exhibition entitled "The Suez Canal: Past - Present - Future" will be held. The exhibition comes under the auspices of the Egyptian Culture Minister, Inas Abdel Dayem.

Chinese envoy to Cairo comments on allegations about Uighur

Tue, 24 Dec 2019 - 03:50 GMT

Chinese Ambassador to Cairo Liao Liqiang held a press conference on Monday to comment on reports on alleged torture of Uighur Muslims in China.

Egypt plays vital role in achieving regional security: US official

Tue, 24 Dec 2019 - 11:02 GMT

In a press in Washington, he told reporters that he had a productive visit to Cairo and Sinai last week.

Govt: No hike in Suez Canal's transit tolls

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 - 01:22 GMT

The authority added that it is keen to make the Suez Canal more competitive with alternative routes.

1.3M ships passed through Suez Canal over 150 years: chairman

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 - 03:17 GMT

The Suez Canal Authority held on Sunday a ceremony to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the waterway’s inauguration.

In pics: historical facts on Suez Canal in its 150th anniversary

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 - 01:29 GMT

Egypt celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Suez Canal, which was inaugurated on November 17, 1869 after 10 years of work.

Sisi orders operating Port Said tunnels to facilitate domestic trade

Wed, 06 Nov 2019 - 07:26 GMT

The tunnels are set to facilitate the movement of trade and goods between East and West Suez Canal cities.