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Canal & The Society

The Suez Canal ’s role is not confined to servicing the world trade. It goes beyond that to serve the Canal Zone community ...

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Canal Map Canal Map

 
 

The Suez Canal is an artificial waterway in Egypt extending from Port Said to Suez and connecting the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea. It is one of the world's most important waterways ...

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SUEZ CANAL IMPORTANCE
SUEZ CANAL SERVICES

Saving Distance Via Suez CanalSaving Distance Via Suez Canal

The geographical position of the Suez Canal makes it the shortest route between East and West as compared with the Cape of Good Hope. The Canal route achieves saving in distance between the ports north and south of the Canal ...

Suez Canal Shipyards 
Suez Canal Shipyards are a leading shipyards
in the area. They have a unique strategic places and are considered as a distinguished spots at the SC entrances.
These Shipyards have acquired great
experience in the ship building and repairing.

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SUEZ CANAL TRANSIT TOLLS 

Suez Canal Tolls Calculator
Suez Canal Tolls Calculator
This is an online Toll Calculator for Suez Canal Transit. With this online calculator you can have an estimation for transit toll.

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Suez Canal Tolls Rebates
Suez Canal Tolls Rebates
SCA adopted flexible marketing policies as to encourage ships to use the SC and attract new customers.

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Canal History
13th century BCE

13th century BCE, A canal is constructed between the Nile Delta and the Red Sea. For the following centuries, the canal was only partially maintained...

1854

1854, By a French initiative, the viceroy of Egypt, Said Pasha, decides for a project to build a canal from the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea...

1858

1858, La Compagnie Universelle du Canal Maritime de Suez is formed to construct the canal.

17 Nov 1869

17 Nov 1869, With great splendour, the canal is opened for navigation. Dimensions were 22 metre in bottom width, 58 metre in surface width, and a depth of 8 metres...

2 Mar 1888

2 Mar 1888, The Convention of Constantinople guaranteed right of passage of all ships through the Suez Canal during war and peace...

13 Jun 1956

13 Jun 1956, Suez Canal Zone restored to Egypt.
26 Jul 1956, Egypt nationalized the Suez Canal.

5 Jun 1975

5 Jun 1975, Suez Canal reopened...

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Egypt Gate

Egyptian Official Sites

Tourism Information

Places, directions, travel co. and more.

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