SCA Circ 13/1995


1. A telex to the attention of "Director of Planning, Research Dept." before starting the voyage or at least before deviation point by 48 hours with the following data:

AA - Vessel’s particulars:-
Name - Type - Dwt - Last Transit - S.C. Net - Beam - Transit draft - Speed - Bunker consumption/price (F.O. & D.O.)

BB - Voyage Details
Weather condition at sea - Port of Origin/Destination - Nature and quantity of cargo loaded if any - Daily chartering rate - Bunkering ports - Deviation point.

CC - Calculations
Your detailed calculations of voyage costs via each route (Cape/S.Canal/other alternative route) and proposed rebate from normal tolls.

Our reply will be within 72 hours.

2. S.C.Tolls, without reduction, to be submitted, before transiting, by your agent.

The granting rebate will be released upon receiving the following documents:-

Bill of lading and cargo manifest if any.
A statement signed by the Master and Owners/Operators that the vessel made her voyage without any stoppages at intermediate port for cargo operations.
Certificate from port authority of origin state: date of departure - nature and quantity of cargo loaded (or in ballast) - sailing to.
Certificate from port authority of destination state: coming from - date of arrival - nature and quantity of cargo discharged (or in ballast).
These documents must be submitted after transit within 6 months maximum, no reduction is to be enjoyed after this period.
The validity of reduction is 60 days from the first date of SCA response to the rebate request. However, when the 60 days are over, no rebate is to be enjoyed. Therefore, if this duration (60 days) may be exceeded a new rebate request form shall be submitted to SCA to restudy the case provided that the request is received by SCA before the ship arrives to the deviation point.