SCA CIRCULAR NO. 4/2003

CIRCULAR NO. 13/95 AND ITS AMENDMENT ISSUED ON 11-12-97 SHALL BE CANCELLED AND REPLACED BY THE FOLLOWING:

IN FAVORABLE NAVIGATIONAL CONDITIONS, THE LIMIT TIME FOR ARRIVALS FROM NORTH AND SOUTH IS TO BE EXTENDED AS SHOWN BELOW.

1. FIRST SOUTHBOUND CONVOY
A) VESSELS ARRIVING BETWEEN 1900 AND 2100 HRS CAN JOIN THE FIRST SOUTHBOUND CONVOY AGAINST A PAYMENT OF A SURCHARGE EQUAL TO 3% OF HE NORMAL TRANSIT DUES WITH A MAXIMUM OF SDR 7000.

B) VESSELS ARRIVING AFTER 2100 HRS AND UP TO 2200 HRS CAN JOIN THE FIRST SOUTHBOUND CONVOY AGAINST THE PAYMENT OF A SURCHARGE EQUAL TO 5% OF THE NORMAL TRANSIT DUES WITH A MAXIMUM OF SDR 10500.

C) VESSELS ARRIVING AFTER 2200 HRS MAY JOIN THE FIRST SOUTHBOUND CONVOY, IF TRAFFIC CONDITIONS PERMIT, AGAINST THE PAYMENT OF A SURCHARGE EQUAL TO 10% OF THE NORMAL TRANSIT DUES WITH A MAXIMUM OF SDR 20000.

2. SECOND SOUTHBOUND CONVOY
A) VESSELS ARRIVING BETWEEN 0300 AND 0400 HRS CAN JOIN THE SECOND SOUTHBOUND CONVOY AGAINST THE PAYMENT OF A SURCHARGE EQUAL TO 3% OF THE NORMAL TRANSIT DUES WITH A MAXIMUM OF SDR 7000.

B) VESSELS ARRIVING AFTER 0400 HRS AND UP TO 0500 HRS CAN JOIN THE SECOND SOUTHBOUND CONVOY AGAINST THE PAYMENT OF A SURCHARGE EQUAL TO 5% OF THE NORMAL TRANSIT DUES WITH A MAXIMUM OF SDR 10500.

C) VESSELS ARRIVING AFTER 0500 HRS MAY JOIN THE SECOND SOUTHBOUND CONVOY, IF TRAFFIC CONDITIONS PERMIT, AGAINST THE PAYMENT OF A SURCHARGE EQUAL TO 10% OF THE NORMAL TRANSIT DUES WITH A MAXIMUM OF SDR 20000.

D) VESSELS ALLOWED TO JOIN THE SECOND SOUTHBOUND CONVOY AS PER CIRC NO. 2/2003, 3/2003, IF THEY ARRIVE AFTER THE LIMIT TIME STATED IN ITEM (A) THEY HAVE TO PAY A SURCHARGE OF 8% OF THE NORMAL TRANSIT DUES WITH A MAXIMUM OF SDR 17000, AND 10% IF THEY ARRIVE AFTER THE LIMIT TIME STATED IN ITEMS (B,C) WITH A MAXIMUM OF SDR 20000.

 

3. NORTHBOUND CONVOY

1) SHIPS THAT ARE ALLOWED TO JOIN THE TANKER GROUP.

A) WHEN ARRIVING BETWEEN 0100 AND 0300 HRS SUCH SHIPS CAN JOIN THE TANKER GROUP AGAINST THE PAYMENT OF A SURCHARGE EQUAL OF 3% OF THE NORMAL TRANSIT DUES WITH A MAXIMUM OF SDR 7000.

B) WHEN ARRIVING AFTER 0300 HRS AND UP TO 0400 HRS SUCH SHIPS CAN STILL JOIN THE TANKER GROUP AGAINST THE PAYMENT OF A SURCHARGE EQUAL TO 5% OF THE NORMAL TRANSIT DUES WITH A MAXIMUM OF SDR 10500.

C) VESSELS ARRIVING AFTER 0400 HRS MAY JOIN THE NORTHBOUND CONVOY, IF TRAFFIC CONDITIONS PERMIT, AGAINST THE PAYMENT OF A SURCHARGE EQUAL TO 10% OF THE NORMAL TRANSIT DUES WITH A MAXIMUM OF SDR 20000.

2) ORDINARY SHIPS

A) VESSELS THAT ARE ALLOWED TO JOIN THE ORDINARY GROUP CAN DO SO WHEN ARRIVING AFTER 0300 AND UP TO 0400 HRS AGAINST THE PAYMENT OF A SURCHARGE EQUAL TO 3% OF THE NORMAL TRANSIT DUES WITH A MAXIMUM OF SDR 7000.

B) VESSELS ARRIVING AFTER 0400 AND UP TO 0500 CAN JOIN THE GROUP AGAINST THE PAYMENT OF A SURCHARGE EQUAL TO 5% OF THE NORMAL TRANSIT DUES WITH A MAXIMUM OF SDR 10500.

C) VESSELS ARRIVING AFTER 0500 HRS MAY JOIN THE GROUP, IF TRAFFIC CONDITIONS PERMIT, AGAINST THE PAYMENT OF A SURCHARGE EQUAL TO 10% OF THE NORMAL TRANSIT DUES WITH A MAXIMUM OF SDR 20000.

THIS CIRCULAR TAKES EFFECT AS OF JULY, 1ST 2003

DIRECTOR OF TRANSIT DEPT.
ENG. GALAL ABD EL LATIF EL DEEB