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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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كتاب دوري 2017/1/5

قررت هيئة قناة السويس استمرار العمل بالمنشور 2/2016

كتاب دوري 03-01-2017

قررت هيئة قناة السويس استمرار العمل بالمنشور 4/2014

كتاب دوري 14-12-2016

قررت هيئة قناة السويس استمرار العمل بالمنشور 3/2016

Circular No. 6 /2016

Concerning the additional dues collected if the pilot cabin is not available or not suitable and if the pilot ladder is not applicable during the first transit .

كتاب دوري ( بخصوص المنشور 2/2016 ، 3/2016 )

كتاب دوري ( بخصوص المنشور 2/2016 ، 3/2016 )

Circular No. 5/2016

Regarding the acceptance of Chinese Yuan ( CNY ) for the payment of S.C transit tolls

كتاب دوري 31/8/2016

قررت هيئة قناة السويس استمرار العمل بالمنشور 2/2016

كتاب دوري 31/8/2016

قررت هيئة قناة السويس استمرار العمل بالمنشور 4/2014

Circular No. 4/2016

Reduction in Transit Tolls for VLCC's In Ballast Coming Form America To Arabian Gulf

An Amendment to Circular No. 2/2016

Concerning container ships coming from ports of the East Coast of America heading to South and South East Asian ports .

Circular No. 3/2016

Concerning VLCC( of more than250,000 DWT ) coming from Arabian Gulf, heading to American Gulf or the Carribean zone on their round trip to transit the Suez Canal after discharging part of their cargo in SUMED line .

Circular No. 2/2016

Concerning container ships coming from ports of the East Coast of America heading to South and South East Asian ports.

Circular No.1/2016

Concerning container ships coming from ports of the East Coast of America heading to South East Asian ports.

مذكرة تكميلية للكتاب الدورى الصادر فى 31/12/2014

يبدأ العمل بهذه المذكرة اعتبارا من 15/3/2016

كتاب دوري 5/3/2016

قررت هيئة قناة السويس استمرار العمل بالمنشور 4/2014

Periodical 31-12-2015

Periodical on vessels Carrying Radioactive Substances

Periodical 28-12-2015

Periodical for circular No 5/2015

Circular No. 6/2015

Concerning the Dues of speed and trials of Floating units up to 900 tons ( SCNT)

Periodical 01-12-2015

Concerning the renewal of the amended circular No. 3/2015

Periodical 18-10-2015

Periodical on Article 58 of SC Rules of Navigation

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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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