Periodical on Article 58 of SC Rules of Navigation
Further to Article 58 of SC Rules of navigation edition of August 2015 concerning escorting tugs according to the S.C net tonnage of transiting vessels, shipping agencies of vessels that transit for the first time must submit the following documents at enough time before transit ( one week at least ):
- Suez Canal tonnage certificate with full calculation sheets.
- General Arrangement plan ( with scale ) .
- Capacity plan .
- Engine room arrangement plan ( with scale ).
To the survey section at port of entry ( port said or port Tewfik ) as shown in the following table :
Unless the agency submits the A/M documents and SCA has concluded after transit that the vessel must be escorted by one or two tugs, the tugs fees shall be collected accordingly.
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Director of Transit Department
Eng./ Mohamed Sakr El-Arabi