S.C.A. CIRC. 2/2000 IN RESPECT OF I.A.C.S. CLASSIFICATION SOCIETIES RECOGNISED
Para.D. of Art.15 of the Suez Canal Rules of Navigation shall be midified to read as follows:
As requested by the S.C.A., seaworthiness certificates have to be issued by the following recognized I.A.C.S. Classification Societies:
However, f the certificates are written in local languages they should be translated into either Arabic or English, and duly certified by the relevant Embassy or Consulate in Egypt.
Moreover, the certificate has to be issued by the classification society to which the ship belongs. In case the relevant classification society has no representation in the Canal Zone, a certificate issue by any other I.A.C.S. representation office may be accepted.