Circulars

Circular No. (6/2020)


As an encouragement for laden VLCCs & ULCCs (of DWT more than 250,000 tons) to transit the Suez Canal; Suez Canal Authority had decided the following:

Article One:
VLCCs & ULCCs (of DWT more than 250,000 tons) loaded from "ports at North West of Europe till the port of Gibraltar" and heading to "Ports at South East of Asia & the Far
East starting from Port Klang and its Eastern ports" shall be granted a rebate of 48% from Suez Canal normal tolls.

Article Two:
The afore mentioned VLCCs or ULCCs are allowed to conduct the following commercial operations:
1) Stopping at any intermediate port(s) to discharge a part of its cargo before transiting the Suez Canal in laden condition.
2) Stopping at any intermediate port(s) after transiting the Suez Canal in laden condition to continue loading.

Article Three:
Conditions of applying the Circular:
1) Any operating company wishing to benefit from this circular must submit a request through its shipping agency before the tankers sailing from port of origin.
The request must state: vessel’s particulars, origin port, sailing date, destination port, intermediate ports & the reason of calling such ports,
ETA to Suez Canal, vessel’s condition upon transit (laden/ballast) and the type & quantity of cargo.
(as per the attached request form)
2) Full normal Suez Canal transit tolls to be paid upon transit and the rebate amount will be refunded after submitting all the required documents within one calendar
year starts the following day of transit. ( Where all the required documents related to the rebate case must be submitted as one package )
3) Required documents to refund the rebate amount:
a) “Origin port” certificate from the last port that the vessel sailed from stating the departure date, quantity of cargo in metric tons and type of cargo
on departure to be duly signed & stamped by the port authority or other competent authorities.
b) “Destination port” certificate from the first port of arrival stating the arrival date, quantity of cargo in metric tons and type of cargo on arrival duly signed and
stamped by the port authority or other competent authorities.
c) "Stoppage" certificates from all intermediate ports called by the tanker whether for commercial or non-commercial purposes. The certificate must state the
date of arrival, date of departure, reason of calling and in case the reason of calling was for a commercial purpose (discharging or loading) the certificate must
state the type & quantity of cargo upon arrival & departure.
In all cases the certificates must be duly signed and stamped by the port authority or other competent authorities.
d) “Principals Claim” requesting to refund the rebate amount stating the circular number, vessel's particulars, port of origin and sailing date, destination port and
arrival date, Suez Canal transit date, called intermediate ports for commercial purposes & the date of arrival & departure from these ports, claimed rebate
percentage and the name of the local shipping agent to whom the rebate percentage should be refunded which is the transit agent.
e) Failing to submit all the required documents in due time or breaching any of the pre-set circular conditions will lead to the cancellation of the rebate previously
granted to the vessel as per this circular.

Article Four:
- This circular is applicable to laden VLCCs & ULCCs (of DWT more than 250,000 tons) sailing from port of origin from 1st of December 2020 till 31st of May 2021.

A/ CIRCULAR 04/2013


THIS CIRCULAR APPLY FOR ANY QUALIFIED VOYAGE EITHER BALLAST OR LADEN.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SENT TO SCA 48HOURS AT LEAST PRIOR VESSEL’S SAILING FROM PORT OF ORIGIN.
http://www.suezcanal.gov.eg/English/Navigation/NavigationCirculars/Pages/nc04.2013.aspx

B/ CIRCULAR NO 2/2017 – 75% rebate on tolls.


THIS CIRCULAR APPLY FOR SPECIFIC VOYAGE for LADEN DRY BULK VESSELS.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SENT TO SCA PRIOR VESSEL’S SAILING FROM PORT OF ORIGIN.
http://www.suezcanal.gov.eg/English/Navigation/NavigationCirculars/Pages/nc02.2017.aspx

C/ CIRCULAR NO 3/2017 – 40% rebate on tolls.


THIS CIRCULAR APPLY FOR SPECIFIC VOYAGE for LADEN DRY BULK VESSELS.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SENT TO SCA PRIOR VESSEL’S SAILING FROM PORT OF ORIGIN.
http://www.suezcanal.gov.eg/English/Navigation/NavigationCirculars/Pages/nc03.2017.aspx

D/ CIRCULAR NO 05/1996 – 10% on tolls.


SOUTHBOUND VESSELS IN LADEN WITH WHEAT IN BULK BOUND TO AQABA ARE ENTITLED TO 10% REBATE AND IF
NORTHBOUND VOYAGE IN BALLAST AFTER DISCHARGING ANOTHER 10% WILL APPLY.

E/ Circular No. 8/2017 - Concerning (Heavy Lift) and (Semi-submersible/ Heavy Lift) vessels

http://www.suezcanal.gov.eg/English/Navigation/NavigationCirculars/Pages/nc08.2017.aspx

Circular No. 1 /2019 LNG Carriers - Concerning “Quantities Incetive” Rebate granted to LNG Carriers passing through Suez Canal 25 February 2019

https://www.suezcanal.gov.eg/English/Navigation/NavigationCirculars/Pages/nc1-2019.aspx

A Supplementary Periodical to Circular No. 3/2018 in 14/02/2019

https://www.suezcanal.gov.eg/English/Navigation/NavigationCirculars/Pages PC_14-02-2019.aspx

Periodical Concerning circular 4/2013 - Suez Canal rebate

https://www.suezcanal.gov.eg/English/Navigation/NavigationCirculars/Pages/PC_01-09-2019.aspx

Amendment of circular (3/2020) for “Containerships” coming from ports at North West of Europe and heading to (Port Klang) and it Eastern ports attach herewith copy of circular 03/2020

Circular 3.2020 Periodical_the amendment cir.2.2016_30-4-2020

Amendment of circular (2/2016) for “Containerships” coming from ports at the East Coast of America and heading to ports at the South and South East of Asia - copy of circular 02/2016

Circular 2-2016

A Supplementary Periodical to Circular No. 2/2016 on 17/6/2019

A Supplementary Periodical to Circular No. 2/2016 on 17/6/2019

A Supplementary Periodical to Circular No. 2/2016

A Supplementary Periodical to Circular No. 2/2016

A Supplementary Periodical to Circular No. 2/2016 on 7/11/2019

A Supplementary Periodical to Circular No. 2/2016 on 7/11/2019

Periodical issued on 5/4/2020

Periodical issued on 5/4/2020

Containers

Periodical issued on 2/2016
Periodical issued on 3/2020
Supplement issued on 3/2020


Dry Bulk

Supplement issued on 2/2017
Supplement issued on 3/2017
Supplement issued on 3/2018


LNG

Supplement issued on 6/2020

LPG

Supplement issued on 4/2020

Tankers

Supplement issued on 1/2018

VLCC

Supplement issued on 3/2016