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Canal & The Society

The Suez Canal ’s role is not confined to servicing the world trade. It goes beyond that to serve the Canal Zone community ...

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Contact Us

Management Dept.:
ADDRESS: Irshad Building – 7th floor, Ismailia 41515, Egypt
FAX: +2 064 3392515/3914784/3914785
Email: info@suezcanal.gov.eg

Public Relations:
ADDRESS: Irshad Building – Ground floor, Ismailia 41515, Egypt
TEL : +2 064 3393950
FAX: +2 064 3392823

Admeasurement Office:
ADDRESS: Irshad Building – 9th floor, Ismailia 41515, Egypt
TEL : +2 064 3392172
FAX: +2 064 3392834
Email:
admeasurement@suezcanal.gov.eg

Navigation Superintendent:
ADDRESS: Irshad Building – 10th floor, Ismailia 41515, Egypt
TEL : +2 064 3392179
FAX: +2 064 3393743
Email: navigation@suezcanal.gov.eg

Marine Communication Center (Ismailia Radio)
ADDRESS: Transit Dept. – Communication Section, Ismailia 41515, Egypt
TEL : +2 064 3393118 /26 /28 /16
FAX: +2 064 3393517/3393230
Inmarsat-C Telex: 581 - 462299911
VHF Channel: 68
Email:
ismradio@suezcanal.gov.eg

HR (Jobs Dept.):
ADDRESS: Irshad Building – first floor, Ismailia 41515, Egypt
TEL : +2 064 3393530 /3393545
FAX: +2 064 3392897
Email:
jobs@suezcanal.gov.eg

Procurement Dept.:
ADDRESS: Irshad Building – 4th floor, Ismailia 41515, Egypt
TEL : +2 064 3392034/3393238/3393224
FAX: +2 064 3392849
Email: procurement@suezcanal.gov.eg

Shipyard Head Office:
ADDRESS: Irshad Building - 6 th floor - P.O. BOX 41515 ISMAILIA, EGYPT
TEL : +2 064 3392150/3392167
FAX: +2 064 3914784/5
E.mail: scsy@suezcanal.gov.eg

Information Center:
TEL : +2 064 3393822
FAX: +2 064 3392867

Email: planning@suezcanal.gov.eg

Complaints Center:
TEL : +2 064 3392444
FAX: +2 064 3392867

Website: www.complain.idsc.gov.eg/GCP/Default.aspx

 


Canal History
13th century BCE

13th century BCE, A canal is constructed between the Nile Delta and the Red Sea. For the following centuries, the canal was only partially maintained...

1854

1854, By a French initiative, the viceroy of Egypt, Said Pasha, decides for a project to build a canal from the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea...

1858

1858, La Compagnie Universelle du Canal Maritime de Suez is formed to construct the canal.

17 Nov 1869

17 Nov 1869, With great splendour, the canal is opened for navigation. Dimensions were 22 metre in bottom width, 58 metre in surface width, and a depth of 8 metres...

2 Mar 1888

2 Mar 1888, The Convention of Constantinople guaranteed right of passage of all ships through the Suez Canal during war and peace...

13 Jun 1956

13 Jun 1956, Suez Canal Zone restored to Egypt.
26 Jul 1956, Egypt nationalized the Suez Canal.

5 Jun 1975

5 Jun 1975, Suez Canal reopened...

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Egypt Gate

Egyptian Official Sites

Tourism Information

Places, directions, travel co. and more.

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