The Leading Ship and Offshore Agency in Egypt Since 1983

The Leading Ship and Offshore Agency in Egypt Since 1983

Kadmar Circular No. 12/2020

Egypt Implementation of Advanced Cargo Information ACI
Ministry of Transport Maritime Transport Sector letter Regarding the guidelines issued by “IMO” for asserting the safety of crew changes during COVID-19
7th January – Christmas (Orthodox) Holiday
Ministry of Transport Maritime Transport Sector Instructions Re- Automatic Identification System


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Kadmar Circular No. 12/2020


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New customs clearance duration needed

for clearance of airfreighted spare parts coming to Egypt

Please note that the clearance formalities of transit parcels arriving Cairo airport for vessels calling any of the Egyptian port has been transferred to the logistic center at Cairo Airport, which means that all shipments arriving through all airlines are gathered in one place instead of each airline separately.

Accordingly, the period of time needed for clearance until the release of shipments is 4-5 working days, not including weekends or official holidays.

Please bear that in mind when sending any spares to Egypt specially for vessels transiting Suez Canal.

On the other hand, Port Said Chamber of Shipping is disgruntled due to several complains received from shipping agents, and is in contact with concerned parties at airport customs in order to find a solution for this matter.

Following up and will keep you posted.

 Best Regards,

Kadmar Shipping