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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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Shipyard Works Charges

Docking & Undocking
  • Floating Docks & Syncrolift 2000 Ton

  • General Services
  • Electric Power, Water, Compressed Air & Dock Crane

  • Hull Treatment & Marking

    Anchor, Chain and Chain Locker

    Sea Valves & Chests

    Tank Cleaning
  • Fresh Water, Salt Water, Fuel & Oil Tanks

  • Tanks Treatment

    Tail Shafts, Propellers & Rudders

    Steel Works
  • Steel Plates, Hatch Covers & Zinc Anode

  • Piping Works

    Centrifugal & Horizontal Pumps

    Diesel Engines
  • Pistons, Cylinder Liner & Engine Bearing

  • Boilers
  • Water Tube Boilers, Valves & Condensers

  • Electrical Works
  • Generators, Motors, Switch Boards & Others

  • The below document defines detailed works charges for services provided by SCA shipyards:

    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, 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, 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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