(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Suez Canal Authority has announced an increase to Normal Transit dues, effective from 15 January 2024:
a) Increasing the normal Suez Canal transit dues by 15% for the following vessel types: (Crude Oil Tankers - Petroleum Product Tankers - Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Carriers - Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Carriers - Chemical tankers and other liquid bulk tankers - Containerships - Vehicles Carriers - Cruise Ships - Special Floating Units)
b) Increasing the normal Suez Canal transit dues by 5% for the following vessel types: (Dry Bulk Vessels - General Cargo Vessels - Roll-On/Roll-Off (RO/RO) Vessels - Other Vessels)
c) Containerships directly coming from ports from “North-West Europe” and directly heading to ports at the “Far East” are exempted from the above increase stated in para (a) as per the conditions stipulated in circular (8/2023).
For more information, you can download below the Suez Canal circular:
Source: Suez Canal Authority