The Suez Canal has been raising fees by six percent since February

04.01.2022. / 7:50

CAIRO – President of the Board of the Suez Canal (SCA) Osama Rabi told Arabia Television that the fees for sailing through this channel will be increased by six percent from February 2022, which will contribute to the growth of annual revenues by 400 million dollars.

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Despite a six-day traffic jam in both directions in March last year, when the giant ship Ever Given got stuck across the canal, SCA generated $ 6.3 billion in annual revenue in 2021, the largest ever recorded in the canal’s history. of world maritime traffic, reported the Egyptian Deli News.

According to the Channel Management, revenues increased by 12.8 percent last year, or 720 million dollars compared to 2020.

Rabi stated that 20,694 ships passed through the canal in both directions, which is ten percent more than the previous year.

A total of 1.27 billion tons of cargo was transported through the Suez Canal in 2021, or 8.5 percent more than in 1.17 billion tons in 2020. Tanjug

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