SCA Circ 8/1995
Suez Canal Tolls for tankers that lighten part of their crude oil cargo in SUMED Terminal
Circular No. 2/95, regarding crude oil tankers that lighten part of their cargo in SUMED
Terminal at Sukhna is to be canceled and replaced by the following:
- Tolls of USD 0.63 will be levied on
each metric ton of crude oil rather than on the Suez Canal net tonnage of the tanker.
- Suez Canal Authority is to bear the
charges of escorting tugboats.
- Minimum transit dues for the loaded
northbound trip are uSD 90,000.
- Volume incentive reductions, stated
in Circular No. 9/1995 Article two, II, item 2 are to be applied.
- Maximum tolls for the round trip of
such tankers (ballast and loaded) shall stand at SDR 330,000, as per circular No. 9/1995
Article two, III.
- Crude oil cargo carried by the tanker
shall be deducted from the volume discharged at SUMED from the total cargo indicated in
the cargo manifest and the bill of lading (in metric tons).
The Suez Canal Authority has the
right to verify the actual load of the tanker, by checking the cargo manifest and the
certificate issued by SUMED concerning the quantity of oil discharged at Sukhna Terminal
or by any other means.
- Cargo manifest and bill of lading.
- A certificate from SUMED stating the
amount of cargo discharged at Sukhna terminal in metric tons.
In case the said requirements are
not duly met, normal tolls on basis of SCNT, shall be applied as per the tolls circular in
effect on the date of transit.
This circular takes effect as of January 1, 1996.