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Darwish signs MoU to establish Polish industrial zone at Suez Canal

Ahmed Darwish, chairperson of the Authority for the Suez Canal Economic Zone, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Pomeranian Special Economic Zone during his visit to Poland, to create a Polish industrial zone at the Suez Canal area. The signing was attended by Egyptian ambassador to Poland, Hossam El-Kaweish, minister plenipotentiary of trade at …

Mohamed Farag

318 ships transit Suez Canal last week carrying 17.26m tonnes

Suez Canal traffic data showed that 318 ships transited the canal, with a total load of 17.26m tonnes, between 6-12 January. An average of 45.43 ships transited the canal per day during that period, with an average load of 2.47m tonnes per day. The average load per ship was about 54,280 tonnes during that period. …

Mohamed Ahmed

293 ships transit the Suez Canal in 6 days carrying 15.3m tonnes

Suez Canal traffic data showed that 293 ships transited the canal, with a total load of 15.3m tonnes, in the last six days of last week. An average of 48.83 ships transited the canal per day during that period, with an average load of 2.55m tonnes per day. The average load per ship was about …

Mohamed Ahmed

213 ships transit the Suez Canal in 5 days carrying 12m tonnes

Suez Canal traffic data showed that 213 ships transited the canal, with a total load of 12m tonnes, from 11 to 15 December. An average of 42.6 ships transited the canal per day during that period, with an average load of 2.4m tonnes per day. The average load per ship was about 56,340 tonnes during …

Mohamed Ahmed

281 ships transit the Suez Canal in 6 days carrying 15.8m tonnes

Suez Canal traffic data showed that 281 ships transited the canal, with a total load of 15.8m tonnes, from 26 November to 1 December. An average of 46.83 ships transited the canal per day during that period, with an average load of 2.63m tonnes per day. The average load per ship was about 56,230 tonnes …

Mohamed Ahmed

279 ships transit Suez Canal in 6 days carrying 15.3m tonnes

Suez Canal traffic data showed that 279 ships transited the canal, with a total load of 15.3m tonnes, from 19-24 November. A daily average of 46.5 ships transited the canal during that period, with an average load of 2.55m tonnes per day. The average load per ship was about 54,840 tonnes during that period. Compared …

Mohamed Ahmed

Suez Canal Economic Zone: the Egyptian dream that could begin a renaissance

Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Singapore, Jebel Ali, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Tangier, and Panama are waterways that brought about major changes for their countries. However, the oldest waterway, the Suez Canal, has maintained its position as one of the world’s most important waterways since its opening on 17 November 1869. These other waterways around the world have managed …

Hisham Salah

270 ships transit Suez Canal in 6 days carrying 14.9m tonnes

Suez Canal traffic data showed that 270 ships transited the canal with a total load of 14.9m tonnes from 5-10 November. An average of 45 ships transited the canal per day during that period, with an average load of 2.48m tonnes per day. The average load per ship was about 55,200 tonnes. Compared to July …

Mohamed Ahmed

275 ships transit Suez Canal in 6 days carrying 15.2m tonnes

Suez Canal traffic data showed that 275 ships transited the canal, with a total load of 15.2m tonnes, from 22 to 27 October. An average of 45.8 ships transited the canal per day during that period, with an average load of 2.5m tonnes per day. The average load per ship was about 55,270 tonnes during …

Mohamed Ahmed

The feasibility of Egypt’s national projects

  On 18 October, , said that Egypt has to focus on developing its investment climate instead of national projects. However, nobody feels the economic effects of the three main national projects that Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi announced would be implemented when he became president over two years ago, including developing the Suez Canal area, the …

Hisham Salah

Suez Canal negotiates with foreign shipping lines to prepay transit fees 3 years in advance

The Suez Canal Authority, in coordination with the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE), started direct negotiations with several international shipping lines, including Maersk, CMA CGM, and MSC, to prepay transit fees three years in advance. The negotiations included France, Switzerland, and Denmark. These negotiations complement the negotiations opened by the authority with the representative offices …

Mohamed Ahmed

334 ships transit Suez Canal last week carrying 17.4m tonnes

Suez Canal traffic data showed that 334 ships transited the canal from 14 to 20 October, with a total load of 17.4m tonnes. An average of 47.7 ships transited the canal per day during that period, with an average load of 2.49m tonnes per day. The average load per ship was about 52,100 tonnes during …

Mohamed Ahmed

275 ships transit Suez Canal in 6 days

Suez Canal traffic data showed that 275 ships transited the canal, with a total load of 16.8m tonnes, from 8-13 October. An average of 45.83 ships passed through the canal per day during that period, with a daily average load of 2.8m tonnes. The average load per ship was about 61,000 tonnes. Before the inauguration …

Mohamed Ahmed

226 ships transit the Suez Canal in first week of October

Suez Canal traffic data showed that 226 ships transited the canal from 1 to 5 October 2016, with a total load of 11.8m tonnes. An average of 45.2 ships transited the canal per day during that period, with an average load of 2.36m tonnes per day. The average load per ship was about 52,200 tonnes. …

Mohamed Ahmed

351 ships transit Suez Canal carrying 21.3m tonnes in past week

Suez Canal traffic data showed that 351 ships transited the canal, with a total load of 21.306m tonnes, from 26 August to 1 September. An average of 50 ships transited the canal per day during that period, with an average load of 3m tonnes per day. The average load per ship was about 60,070 tonnes …

Mohamed Ahmed

284 ships transit Suez Canal carrying 14.34m tonnes in past 6 days

Suez Canal traffic data showed that 284 ships transited the canal, with a total load of 14.34m tonnes, from 19 to 24 August 2016. An average of 47.33 ships transited the canal per day during that period, with an average load of 2.73m tonnes per day. The average load per ship was about 50,490 tonnes …

Mohamed Ahmed