Suez Canal TransitServices

Brief Scenario

Masters ETA message 7/5 days 72/48/24/12 hrs shows  particulars arrival conditions of ship
Requirements: bunker, crew change, consignment delivery, survey, medical treatment  
Our reply to master includes:
 - Time of joining the booked convoy & ETD exiting canal.
 - Necessary pre cautions to be taken / advices.
 - Any new regulations issued lately.
 - Confirming attending requirements.
Estimation of Suez Canal dues to be e-mailed to principals Make sure of cargo nature
Radio active: contacting Atomic Energy Center sending relevant arrival Regular cargo, cargo manifest, copy to be withdraw on arrival
Documents on arrival their inspector attend vessel & grant transit approval 

Documentation

If transited before: If transit for first time:
Original SCST certificate, register of ship, crew list. Intr iple,register of ship, SCST certificate, capacity plan,
general arrangement plan for machinery & accommodation

 Two days before arrival arrangements :
 - Booking nearest available convoy.
 - Advising concerned parties, port police, immigration, custom…etc
 - Contacting mooring and light company for attendance.
 - Contacting any party having a job to be done onboard.
 - Submitting work orders for tug escort if needed.
 - Make sure that crew/consignment have been directed in proper way to be boarded / delivered Suez / Port Said
After coordination with our Cairo office,
 - Ensuring that vessel meets Suez Canal rules of navigation.
 - Ensuring that vessel equipments are working in a proper way to avoid fines

One day before arrival :
Rechecking above point, make sure that requirements are ready to be attended Suez/ Port Said
Based on latest ETA received from master

The day of arrival :
 - Contacting master by phone where vessel approaching or at road.
 - Giving necessary advice.
 - Advising masters about transit prospects.
 - If berth available to moor or transiting direct.
 - Attendance by our boarding officer.
 - Coordinating with SCA to respond to  desire of master whether moor import or transit direct