S.C.A. LETTER 134/H DD 08/10/00


S.C.A. have received from Ship Owners and Operators complaint of extra charges for vsls' transit other than canal dues and agency fees.

Therefore S.C.A. suggest not to charge any dues, fees or charges not stipulated by the law or the S.C. Rules of Navigation. 

Regarding vsls' carrying radioactive substances, the following extra charges are to be collected in accordance with the S.C. Rules of Navigation:

  1. Transportation expenses for Atomic inspectors.
  2. Expenses incurred for their loading.
  3. Legally official dues.