Kadmar Circular No. 36/2017
Kadmar Circular No. 36/2017
kadmar Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2017
Decree No. 127/2017 of The Chairman of Board of Directors
(General Authority Of Suez Canal Economic Zone)
Concerning a Reduction Rate for The Container Vessels Carrying Transit Cargo Proceeding to Ports of Suez Canal Economic Zone




Kindly find attached copy of decree no. 127/2017 in Arabic language, hereunder please find free translation for your easy reference.

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Suez Canal Economic Zone
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Date 10/09/2017

Chairman of Board of Directors
General Authority of Suez Canal Economic Zone
Decree No. 127/2017
Concerning a Reduction Rate for The Container Vessels Carrying Transit Cargo Proceeding to Ports of Suez Canal Economic Zone

(Article 1)

Dues of port, berth and pilotage which decided by law 24/1983 to be reduced for all container & feeder vessels coming from foreign ports to any of Suez Canal Economic Zone Ports for handling (loading/discharging of transit containers) which exceed 200 containers with a ratio of (0.015 times the no. of containers on board) and with max. limit of (50%) according to below table.

(Article 2)

The number of transit containers on which the reduction is calculated shall be assessed taking into consideration that it includes the total number of Import/Export transit containers on board the vessel per trip.

(Article 3)

Dues of port, berth and pilotage which decided by law 24/1983 to be reduced for all Egyptian container & feeder vessels carry transit containers between Egyptian Ports with the same ratios in the above mentioned article. The meaning of transit containers subject to these reductions are only those transported on board from loading port to discharging port “the next port” per vessel per trip.

(Article 4)

The General Authority of The Suez Canal Economic Zone to grant these reductions based on a certificate issued by the container terminal related to the port, provided that all data to be approved by the concerned shipping agency with documents to be attached (import & export manifest).

(Article 5)

All parties concerned shall implement this decision.

(Article 6)

This decree to be published in The Egyptian Gazette and shall come into force as from the next day of the issue date.

Chairman of Board of Directors
General Authority of Suez Canal Economic Zone
Vice Admiral / Mohab Mamish
Issue Date 10/09/2017

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Ratios mentioned in above table and the deduction ratio is calculated based on (0.015 * number of containers) provided that the calculation is done according to actual number of the handled containers, starting by the minimum no. of containers (201 transit containers) on board the vessel per trip (loading / discharging) and with a maximum limit of 50%.

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Please be guided accordingly.

Best Regards,
Kadmar Shipping Co.

Decree No. 127/2017