Convoys

Northbound Transit (from Suez to Portsaid)

- Starts at hr 0400 till hr 0830 at Km. 160

- Port Tawfik - North of Lat. 29 42 .8 N: This Lat. is limited by Long. 32 23.1 E & Long. 32 41 .5 E

- Time Limit of Arrival:

  1. The limit time is hr 2300 for ships that are allowed to join the convoy.
  2. Ships arriving after hr 2300 till hr 0000 can join the convoy against the payment of a surcharge equal to 5% of the normal transit dues with maximum of 12500 SDR.
  3. Ships arriving after hr 0000 until hr 0100 can also join convoy against the payment of a surcharge equal to 10% of the normal transit dues with maximum of 25000 SDR.
  4. Vessels arriving after hr 0100 may join the convoy, if traffic conditions permit, against the payment of a surcharge equal to 12% of the normal transit dues with maximum of 30000 SDR Garbage removal becomes compulsory on Northbound transiting vessels, in case NO garbage available on board relevant certificate to be issued accordingly.

For more info. plz visit http://www.suezcanal.gov.eg/NR.aspx


Southbound Transit (from portsaid to Suez)

- Starts from hr 0330 to hr 0800

- Port Said - South of Lat. 31 28 .7 N: This Lat. is limited by Long. 32 00 .27 E & Long. 32 37 .43 E

- Time Limit of Arrival:

  1. The limit time is hr 2300 for the southbound convoy
  2. Ships arriving after hr 2300 till hr 0000 can join the southbound convoy against the payment of a surcharge equal to 5% of the normal transit dues with maximum of 12500 SDR
  3. Ships arriving after hr 0000 till hr 0100 can join the southbound convoy against the payment of a surcharge equal to 10% of the normal transit dues with maximum of 25000 SDR
  4. Ships arriving after hr 0100 may join the southbound convoy, against the payments of a surcharge equals to 12% of the normal transit due s with a maximum of 30000 SDR if the convoy situation permits
  5. The limit time of container ships berthing at Port Said eastern port to join the southbound convoy will be as follows:-
    • The limit time for ships to be ready for transit is up to hr. 0000
    • Ships can join the convoy from hr. 0000 till hr. 0100 against additional dues of 10% of the normal transit dues with maximum of 25000 SDR
    • Ships can join the convoy after hr. 0100 against surcharge of 12% of the normal transit dues with maximum of 30000 SDR if traffic conditions permit
    • Both the agency and ship's master have to notify Prot Said control office that loading and unloading operations have been completed and ship is ready to transit the Canal, additional dues shall be applied accordingly

For more info. plz visit http://www.suezcanal.gov.eg/NR.aspx