Suez Canal: 45 Ships Weighed 2.4 mln Tons Crossed Today

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Egypt’s vital waterway Suez Canal witnessed on Tuesday the crossing of 45 ships at weight of 2.411 million tons.

22 ships have passed through the Suez Canal coming from the North at weight of 1.246 million tons.

The biggest ship coming from the north was Marshall Islands’ LNG Mozah at weight of 165.973 tons.

Meanwhile, the number of ships passing through the Suez Canal coming from the south hit 23 at weight of 1.164 million. The biggest ship coming from the south was Panama’s container ship MSC Rosa M at weight of 158,033 tons.

The canal is one of Egypt’s main sources of foreign currency.  Revenues are expected to reach a record high of $5.5 billion in the current fiscal year, according to the Suez Canal Authority.

Revenues from the canal rose 8.5% in November from a year earlier to $442.4 million, according to the latest statistics.

The Largest Vessel According to the Gross Tonnage:

Details

From North

From South

Name

MOZAH

MSC ROSA M

Gross Ton

165,973

158,033

Type

LNG

CONTAINER SHIP

Flag

MARSHALL ISLANDS

PANAMA

Origins

UNITED KINGDOM

SINGAPORE

Destinations

QATAR

ITALY

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