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July 23, 2015, Egypt, Suez Canal

A trial for the new Suez Canal will be conducted on Saturday 25 July with three large container ships.

The Northbound convoy will be 0400 hours local time until 0830, with a limit time of arrival the previous day at 2300.

* ships arriving after 2300 hours up to 2400 hours may join the northbound convoy against 5% additional canal tolls (with maximum SDR 12500)

* ships arriving after 2400 hours up to 0100 hours may join the northbound convoy against 10% additional canal tolls (with maximum SDR 25000)

* ships arriving after 0100 hours up to the end of the convoy can join the northbound convoy against 12% additional canal tolls (with maximum SDR 30000).

The time of arrival will be registered by the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) radar when the whole vessel has passed north of Latitude 29 42.8 N, limited by Longitude 32 23.1 E & Longitude 32 41.5 E.

The Southbound convoy will be from 0330 hours until 0800, with a limit time of arrival the previous day at 2300 hours.

* ships arriving after 2300 hours up to 2400 hours may join the southbound convoy against 5% additional canal tolls (with maximum SDR 12500)

* ships arriving after 2400 hours up to 0100 hours may join the southbound convoy against 10% additional canal tolls (with maximum SDR 25000)

* ships arriving after 0100 hours up to the end of the convoy may join the southbound convoy against 12% additional canal tolls (with maximum SDR 30000).

The time of arrival will be registered by the SCA radar when the whole vessel has passed South of Latitude 31 28.7 N limited by Longitude 32 00.27 E & Longitude 32 37.43 E.

For information about operations in the Suez Canal contact GAC Egypt at suezcanal@gac.com

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