Suez Canal Authority

Egypt approves establishment of Suez Canal Authority Fund

Thu, 21 Jul 2022 - 01:27 GMT

The fund aims to contribute to the sustainable economic development of the Suez Canal Authority facility and its development through the optimal use of its funds, in accordance with the best international standards and rules to maximize its value.

Ships transiting Suez Canal increased by 10% this year: SCA chief

Fri, 20 May 2022 - 01:00 GMT

The number of ships transiting the Suez Canal has increased by 10 percent until May this year compared to the same period last year, Suez Canal Authority Chairman Osama Rabie said.

Mammoth Ever Arm vessel crosses Suez Canal on its maiden voyage

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 - 01:15 GMT

The Suez Canal international route witnessed on Thursday the crossing of the mammoth Ever Arm vessel on its maiden voyage heading to the port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands from Malaysia.

Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority launches mobile app ‘SC Crossings’ to facilitate traffic movement for citizens, local shipments

Sun, 03 Apr 2022 - 03:56 GMT

The new application aims to facilitate movement for the citizens and domestic shipping between the two banks of the canal in the three governorates of Port Said, Ismailia and Suez, he added.

Egypt’s SCA obtained the largest compensation ever for losses caused by Ever Given crisis: Lawyer Khaled Abu Bakr

Sun, 03 Apr 2022 - 10:06 GMT

In comments to local media, Abu Bakr said that Egypt has obtained appropriate compensation and a modern locomotive as part of the compensation.

Egypt to issue commemorative coins on 1st anniversary of refloating Panama-flagged Ever Given vessel in Suez Canal

Fri, 25 Mar 2022 - 11:52 GMT

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) will hold, on Tuesday, a big celebration to mark the first anniversary of the authority’s success in refloating the Panama-flagged ship Ever Given.

Egypt’s Suez Canal raises transit toll for ships by up to 10% starting 1 March

Mon, 28 Feb 2022 - 10:06 GMT

As per the Suez Canal Authority’s (SCA) decision, ro-ro ships, heavy-lift ships, and car carriers will pay an additional fee of 7 percent of the normal transit fees.

Ship that ran aground in Egypt’s Suez Canal on Thursday successfully refloated

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 - 04:34 GMT

Suez Canal Authority announced quickly refloating the CORAL CRYSTAL ship that ran aground on Thursday in the canal.

Sisi follows up on Suez Canal Authority performance, investment projects in economic zone

Mon, 23 Aug 2021 - 09:46 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Sunday followed up on the performance and activity of the Suez Canal Authority as well as the projects in the canal’s economic zone (SCZone) and the joint efforts to develop the canal’s economic axis.

Giant ship that blocked Suez Canal for 6 days arrives in Port Said returning from Europe

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 08:31 GMT

The giant container vessel that ran aground in Egypt’s Suez Canal and blocked trade for six days before it could be re-floated reached Port Said as it is returning from Europe to south eastern Europe.

SCA says satisfying solution on Ever Given ship that went aground in Suez Canal to be announced next week

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 - 09:26 GMT

Rabie said the solution would satisfy both parties and includes resolving the issue without going to the court in order to preserve the interests of all parties.

Three of EVER GIVEN crew members were granted permission to leave the ship: BSM

Fri, 30 Apr 2021 - 02:18 GMT

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM), the ship-manager of the containership EVER GIVEN said that three of the crew members were granted permission by the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) to leave the ship.

SCA chief: Daily losses due to Suez Canal blockage estimated at up to $15 million

Mon, 29 Mar 2021 - 09:58 GMT

“We are working round the clock to end the traffic jam in the canal and a total of 113 vessels will cross the canal from 6:00 pm on Monday to 8:00 am on Tuesday"

Evergreen Line thanks Suez Canal Authority for refloating its stuck container ship

Mon, 29 Mar 2021 - 08:38 GMT

“We are most grateful to the Suez Canal Authority and all the concerned parties for their assistance and support through this difficult and unfortunate situation,” Evergreen Line said in a statement.

Sisi: Egyptians succeeded to end EVER GIVEN crisis despite enormous technical complexity

Mon, 29 Mar 2021 - 11:56 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al Sisi said, Monday that Egyptians succeeded to end the crisis of aground vessel EVER GIVEN despite the enormous technical complexity that surrounded the process.

Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority announces successful refloating of ‘EVER GIVEN’

Mon, 29 Mar 2021 - 08:04 GMT

Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority (SCA), announced Monday that the Panamanian container ship ‘EVER GIVEN’ has been successfully refloated.

International Maritime Organization appreciates Egyptian efforts to refloat MV Ever Given

Sat, 27 Mar 2021 - 11:03 GMT

Being stranded in the canal, the Ever Given ship resulted in the suspension of the international maritime trade through the canal.

Egyptian Suez Canal Authority resume efforts to refloat delinquent ship "Ever Given”

Fri, 26 Mar 2021 - 07:36 GMT

Egyptian Suez Canal Authority (SCA) announced, Friday resuming efforts to re-float the delinquent ship "Ever Given using 9 gigantic locomotives.

Pics: SCA dredges 17K cubic meters of sands around Ever Given’s bow

Fri, 26 Mar 2021 - 04:02 GMT

Work of the pulling the ship to reflaot it will resume by tugs "Baraka 1" and "Izzat Adel," following the end of dredging work, SCA chief said, noting that the average of the total amount of sand that is being dredged is between 15,000 and 20,000 cubic meters.

Stranded for 3 days so far: why it is so hard to free the ship blocking Suez Canal

Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 07:05 GMT

"It is like an enormous beached whale. It's an enormous weight on the sand,” Peter Berdowski, CEO of the Boskalis dredging and heavylift company said.