SCA Circ 6/1995
Concerning the SC Tolls reduction granted to the Feeder vessels operating between the
Egyptian Ports on the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea Ports.
To attract more business for the
feeder vessels operating between the Egyptian Ports on the Mediterranean Sea and the Red
Sea ports, the Suez Canal Authority announce the following:
- A reduction of 19% of the SC normal
transit tolls is granted to feeder vessels operating between the Egyptian ports on the
Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea ports provided they carry containers that have
previously been transported through the Suez Canal on board a northbound mother ship. This
reduction is calculated as follows:
a) The Southbound "GO" trip (from Port Said):
The number of containers that have previously been transported through the Canal on board
a mother ship and unloaded in one of the Egyptian ports then reshipped by the feeder ship
to the total number of containers on board the feeder vessel multiplied by the transit
tolls of the feeder vessel.
b) The "RETURN" trip (from Port Tewfik)
The number of containers that have been already granted reduction in the southbound
"GO" trip to the total number of containers on board the feeder vessel in the
return trip multiplied by 19% multiplied by the transit tolls of the feeder vessel (this
percentage shall not exceed that previously granted in the southbound "GO"
- Document to be forwarded to the
measurement section, transit department Ismailia, stamped by a container handling company
at the Egyptian port stating the number of containers mentioned in (a) and (b) of the
- Upon transit the feeder vessel shall
pay the transit tolls in full, however, reimbursement shall be effected later on once the
document mentioned in article rwo has been forwarded and duly revised.
- The shipping companies, whose ships
comply with the aforementioned articles, and wish to have this privilege of tolls
reduction for the feeder vessels shall notify the Suez Canal Authority in advance with the
names of the vessels that are scheduled to operate between the Egyptian ports on the
Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea.
- Feeder vessels of all types shall be
treated as container ships so long as all their cargo is containers only when transiting
the Suez Canal.
- The aforementioned tolls reduction is
in effect as from 1/8/1995.