Suez Canal

The allowed residues of LNG cargo for vessels passing Suez Canal.
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Suez Canal Authority declared that to meet the desire of owners and operators of LNG tankers and to encourage more tankers of such kind to transit the Suez canal , the Suez canal authority has decided to amend paragraph 4 of item ( H ) , art .96 page 185 of SC rules of navigation, effective from 1 June 2018,as follows:

The allowed residues of LNG cargo shall not exceed 5 % of the vessel’s summer deadweight instead of 2 % to grant the LNG vessels the privilege of ballast vessels dues rate .

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