suez canal

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.

Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority increases number of dredgers operating in expansion of southern entrance of navigational course

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 08:53 GMT

The development project has great importance as it aims at increasing the navigational safety at the southern entrance by 28% and increasing the capacity of the canal to receive more ships with an average of 6 additional ships, Rabie added.

United Nations, African Union, Arab League, Muslim World League condemn terror attack in Egypt's Sinai

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 03:02 GMT

The terror attack was launched Saturday against a water lifting plant on the eastern bank of the Suez Canal in Sinai, killing 11 military men and injuring five.

European Union, United States condemn terror attack on facility near Egypt's Suez Canal

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 12:31 GMT

The European Union Delegation to Egypt, and the United States State Department condemned Sunday the foiled terror attack.

Suez Canal amends rules for setting cruise yacht transit fees

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 - 01:52 GMT

This comes with the aim of facilitating customers, saving time and allowing the possibility of determining the economics of the trip for yacht owners in advance according to the destination and the tourist program designated for the trip.

Egypt to build national fleet of bulk carriers as joint venture between Suez Canal, Transport Ministry

Tue, 26 Apr 2022 - 03:05 GMT

The meeting comes upon the directives of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to create an Egyptian fleet for transporting imports and exports.

Egypt, UAE sign 2 memoranda of understanding on green hydrogen plants in Suez Canal economic zone

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 - 05:37 GMT

Two memoranda of understanding were signed by Egypt and UAE on Sunday to develop green hydrogen plants in the economic zone of Suez Canal.

April 25, the day excavation began for Egypt’s historical Suez Canal

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 - 02:05 GMT

Excavation began in the Suez Canal, despite the objections of England and the Sublime Porte, on April 25, 1859.

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.

Sisi directs to continue development of Suez Canal Authority facilities

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 01:34 GMT

Sisi’s instructions came during his meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Osama Rabei.

Suez Canal revenues rise to $1.7B during Q1 of 2022

Sun, 03 Apr 2022 - 12:50 GMT

Rabie, said Saturday, that the navigation statistics in the canal during the first quarter of 2022 recorded a remarkable increase in the number and tonnage of ships transiting the canal, and it has not been affected so far by the repercussions of the Ukrainian-Russian crisis.

Egyptian Suez Canal slightly affected by Russian-Ukrainian conflict

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 04:45 GMT

Rabie’s speech was given during a celebration held by the SCA to mark the first anniversary of refloating the Panama-flagged ship Ever Given, which had run aground in March 2021 at the southern entrance of the shipping channel.

Egypt, Maersk sign MoU to build green hydrogen plant in Ain Sokhna

Mon, 28 Mar 2022 - 02:58 GMT

The plant's output will be used to fuel ships.

Suez Canal authority marks 1st anniversary of floatation of 'Ever Given' Tuesday

Mon, 28 Mar 2022 - 12:50 GMT

The Suez Canal Authority announced that it will celebrate, Tuesday, the anniversary of the flotation of the Panamanian container ship "Ever Given", in the new Marina building, east of the Suez Canal.

IDSC: Suez Canal fleet includes 2 biggest dredgers in Middle East

Mon, 28 Mar 2022 - 11:17 GMT

The Cabinet's Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) published Monday an infograph on the Suez Canal's naval fleet, showing that it includes two dredgers that are considered the biggest in the Middle East region.

Memory of the day: Suez Canal obstructed by Ever Given container ship in 2021

Wed, 23 Mar 2022 - 09:28 GMT

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Chairman reveals Ukraine War impact on Egypt's Suez Canal

Tue, 15 Mar 2022 - 12:32 GMT

Rabie also clarified the reasons behind the cancellation of the 15-percent discount offered to liquefied gas tankers.

Egypt denies decline in number of ships crossing Suez Cana due to int'l events

Fri, 11 Mar 2022 - 12:10 GMT

The ministry said vessels and container ships are crossing the Suez Canal regularly with normal rate.

Memory of the day: Egypt reopens the Suez Canal in 1957

Tue, 08 Mar 2022 - 09:24 GMT

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EBRD supports digital transformation of Suez Canal Economic Zone

Mon, 07 Mar 2022 - 02:01 GMT

SCZONE elaborated that this phase is based on the establishment of an integrated digital and interactive service, enabling it to fully manage the services provided, and integrate new services into a digital platform in accordance with the framework organizational body.