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Suez Canal / Latest update

29.03.2020

Traffic at Suez Canal today, Convoys on 29/03/2020.

Southbound convoy total 23 vessels (04 vessels in early group from 0030 Hrs till 0130 Hrs and 19 vessels in ordinary group from 0530 hrs till approx. 0900 Hrs)
Northbound convoy total 29 vessels (9 vessels in early group from 0030 Hrs till 0200 Hrs and 20 vessels in ordinary group from 0600 till approx. 0930 Hrs)

All Egyptian employees working on Maritime transportation/Port Operations/Shipping i.e Suez Canal authority Pilots/Inspectors/Mooring men/Agency representatives are allowed to work during the curfew hours. 

Cargo flights schedule.

Kindly be noted that we have contacted EgyptAir after the Prime Minister's decision to suspend air traffic in all Egyptian airports from 19 to 31 March.The aim of this decision is to prevent the spread of the Corona virus, as this decision included only passenger flights. However, cargo flights have been scheduled.

Shipment delivery:

Below Airlines advised that their cargo airplanes will fly to Cairo airport weekly basis which can be used for dispatching air freight shipments for delivery on board vessels and same apply for off-landing shipments for exporting abroad considering custom working normally for clearance formalities (take at least 72 Hrs) which trust your forwarders will check in advance before dispatching to confirm schedules/availability and avoid any delay.

Turkish Airlines: Wednesday and Saturday.

Emirates: dates will be scheduled later.

Omani: Friday.

Lufthansa: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Martin Air KLM: Monday.

Courier information:

Courier companies (DHL-TNT-FedEx-UPS) are resuming their services to normal as per their information, but if shipment detained by Cairo airport customs, it will take longer time of clearance (Around 3-5 working days) depending on shipments traffic.