The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) is extending some of its decisions regarding the discounts granted for crude oil tankers passing through the Suez Canal until December 31.
According to a publication issued by SCA’s official website, container ships traveling between US Gulf and Caribbean area on one side and ports of Karachi and Cochin on the other side enjoys a discount of 45%. while those moving towards East of Cochin port get a 75% discount from the fees.
Moreover, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) traveling between West of India ports and the Gulf Coast of the US will enjoy a discount of 24% from the normal fees, while the tankers traveling to East of Kochi ports until Singapore obtain a 60% discount. Ships which are reaching Singapore ports and its Eastern parts take a 75% discount.
Oil tankers traveling between Latin America from Colombia and ports of Asia from Karachi and its Eastern parts obtain a discount of 75% from the fees.