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Weapons are no longer allowed

22.05.2013

New regulation implemented with immediate effect!

Hereunder please find translation of Ministry of Interior Letter to Chamber of Shipping at Port Said.

Ministry of Interior

Port Said Ports Police Admin
Chairman of Chamber of Shipping – Port Said

Dear Sirs,

In regard of co-ordination and Co-operation of Weapons and Ammunition transfer missions On board Commercial Ships transit Suez canal you are kindly requested to notify all shipping agencies with the notice of Port Said Port Police of the following:

- Written letter from Shipping Agent indicates ship’s name carrying on board Weapons/ammunitions on board , Sc Convoy planned, Ship’s Eta attached With Master’s Declaration (Manifest) shows list of weapons and ammunitions in Details. Type of the weapons, Serial numbers. Qt of ammunitions. Number and Nationalities of Security team attending on board.

- Name of Shipping Agent Rep who will accompany the Committee ( Army & Police ) His Mobile Number and all Contact details of Shipping agency.

- Type and plate number of the Car / Mini Bus carrying weapons and Ammunitions Driver name and his Mob number

Shipping agencies are requested to provide all above info 48 hrs before arrival Port said / Suez.

These instructions are in force as of Feb 27th Convoys.