To achieve that goal, the ministry works on attracting more investors to Egypt's maritime transport market.
In a statement on Tuesday, Rabie said 1,774 ships transited the waterway in the two directions in January 2022 with a tonnage of 106.1 million tons compared with 1,594 ships in the same month in 2021.
Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Osama Rabie stated Wednesday that tugboats are still managing to save and float the aground cargo ship.
Ahmed Abu Zeid, Foreign Ministry spokesman expressed concerns over the alleged explosive-loaded ship that was heading to Misurata, Libya.
The world’s second-largest container ship, MOL Triumph, transited through the Suez Canal Wednesday and paid $950,000 in transit fees.