SCA CIRCULAR NO. 2/2000


PARA D. ARTICLE NO.15 OF THEE SUEZ CANAL RULES OF NAVIGATION SHALL BE MODIFIED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

AS REQUESTED BY THE SUEZ CANAL AUTHORITY, SEAWORTHINESS CERTIFICATES HAVE TO BE ISSUED BY THE FOLLOWING I.A.C.S CLASSIFICATION SOCIETIES:-

  1. LLOYDS REGISTER OF SHIPPING (LR)

  2. BUREAU VERITAS FRANCAIS (BV)

  3. AMERICAN BUREAU OF SHIPPING (ABS)

  4. REGISTERO NAVALE ITALIANO (RINA)

  5. GERMANISCHER LLOYD (GL)

  6. DET NORSKE VERITAS (DNV)

  7. RUSSIAN MARITIME REGISTER OF SHIPPING (RS)

  8. NIPPON KAIJI KYOKU (NK)

  9. CHINA CLASSIFICATION (CCS)

  10. KOREAN REGISTER OF SHIPPING (KR)

HOWEVER, IF THE CERITIFICATES 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.