Circular No. 1/1998
In line with the Suez Canal Authority policy to up-grade the waterway in service of world Navigation, and on the occasion of the completion of the present stage of development, the following has been decided:
However, ballast vessels with a beam exceeding 210 feet can
only transit in favourable weather conditions and wind speed not more than 10 knots.
This Circular takes effect as of June 1, 1998.
We remain at your disposal for any further information or assistance you may require.
Table II : For Loaded vessels transiting southbound & northbound