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New amendment regarding Port Said East and West reductions in Suez Canal Economic Zone

Posted on: November 5th, 2018

Dear Sirs,

We feel we must bring you new developments that we hope will positively entice members of the marine community to bring back/continue calling to Egyptian ports. The General Authority for the Suez Canal Economic Zone have now amended their decree No. 127/2017 by amending and issuing the decree No.121/2018 which aims at reducing the port dues for the vessels calling Port Said East and West ports for both containers and Ro Ro vessels.

We have prepared a translation of both decrees bearing in mind that the new decree No. 121/2018 has amended the earlier decree and it has already come into force.Please click here to read the law and its translation:

Ministerial Decree 121-2018

Ministerial Decree 127-2017

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