Navigation efficiency increased by 28%! The Suez Canal waterway widening project will be completed 2022

The Suez Canal authority (SCA) chief Osama Rabie said on Sunday that the expansion of the Suez Canal waterway project is expected to be completed in July 2023, two years.Given in the last long run aground container ships in the Suez Canal, and blocked passage six days later, the SCA announced the second to speed up the expansion of the canal waterway and plans to widen the existing channel.”This project will be completed within 24 months. From the beginning in July 2021, is expected to be completed in July 2023.” OsamaRabie said in an event held in dubai.According to the previously announced plans, the canal city of suez to great bitter lake, about 30 kilometers waterway, will broaden the 40 meters, east about 20 meters from the maximum depth deepening to about 22 m.Osama Rabie said: “this will make the canal this difficulty of ship navigation efficiency increased by 28%., according to bloomberg, despite large container ship has been temporarily blocked the Suez Canal, additional new crown outbreak caused all sorts of influence, but the number of vessels through the Suez Canal in 2021 than ever before.The Suez Canal authority said, in the expansion of the channel of the project is completed, is expected by the number of ships will continue to increase.

According to Egyptian media reports, the Suez Canal authority has announced that starting in February 2022, the ship through the Suez Canal toll will rise by 6%, but the liquefied natural gas carrier and cruise out of place in the price.According to the British shipping trade association estimates, the Suez Canal, 6% higher tolls will increase each container freight cost $1.35.With 20000 te “give” wheel as an example, its total tolls, will be increased from about $450000 to $477000.In addition, in 2022, the Suez Canal authority also plans to take measures to encourage green shipping, including research to provide incentives for environmental protection of ship, and to seek the use of renewable energy in its operations.

Post time: Jan-20-2022