Kadmar Circular No. 25/2018
Kadmar Circular No. 25/2018
kadmar Posted on Thursday, March 8, 2018
Max Allowable Draft and Length for Container Vessels in Port Said West, Egypt

Kindly find attached copy of letter received from Suez Canal Authority (SCA) regarding The Max allowable draft and length for container vessels in Port Said WEST, Egypt.

Please find hereunder free translation of the attached letter to English language.


Suez Canal Authority
Port Said on 06/03/2018
Ref: 376/2018

Dear Sirs,

In the framework of the developments & upgrades took place in West Port Said container terminal aiming to render quality efficient service to shipping lines vessels & in coordination with Suez Canal Authority & Port Said Transit Department.
Container vessels with 15.5m draft are allowed to enter & exit West Port Said container quay.

Allowing vessels with 15.5m draft & length up to 370m to turn in front of West Port Said container quay & exit to the sea.

Vessels exceeding 330m up to 370m length will be escorted by securing tugboat (charging USD 3000) in addition to the two port tug boats to assist in turning the vessel, a request should be received 24 hrs prior the operation.

Please inform all shipping companies/agencies.

Head of Port Said Movement
Capt. / Essam Mohamed Abdel Rahim Dawood


Please be guided accy.

Best Regards,
Kadmar Shipping Co.

SCA Letter