Please find attached SCA letter stating an increase in the percentage of cargo allowed for ballast LPG from 2% to 5%.
Below is a free translation into English language and a copy of page 179 & 180 from Rules of Navigation for your easy reference.
Suez Canal Authority
Port Said Traffic
To Chairman of Port Said Chamber of Shipping.
Kindly notify all shipping agencies that it has been decided to amend the percentage of cargo allowed on ballast liquefied petroleum gas carriers as stated in the Rules of Navigation (page 180, Article 93, paragraph 3) so that the permissible limit is increased from 2% to 5% of the tanker’s dead summer weight and still have the privilege of ballast vessels, provided that the said amendment starts from the date of the issuance of this decision.
Kindly distribute to all shipping agencies
Head of Port Said Traffic
Capt. Ahmed Kamel Alnaha
Please be guided accordingly.