Monday, July 8, 2013
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News

WTI Crude Fluctuates as Oil Flows Unimpeded Through Suez Canal

July 8 (Bloomberg) — West Texas Intermediate crude fluctuated near a 14-month high as U.S. equities climbed while ship traffic in Egypt’s Suez Canal continued to move at a “normal”...

July 8, 2013
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Monday, April 8, 2013
Piracy

Egyptian Authorities Release Private Security Ship

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian authorities released a ship loaded with heavy weapons and its crew three days after they were seized for entering Egyptian territorial waters in the Red Sea,...

April 8, 2013
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Wednesday, March 20, 2013
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Egypt Unrest Raises Re-Routing Risk After Suez Toll Rise

By Jonathan Saul and Asma Alsharif LONDON/CAIRO, March 20 (Reuters) – When it raises tolls in May, Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority will know that fuel costs rule out alternative routes,...

March 20, 2013
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Monday, February 4, 2013
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News

Once an Exporter, Egypt Will Soon be Importing Liquefied Natural Gas

Egypt will award a license to import liquefied natural gas within two weeks as the nation’s users prepare to buy in the fuel for the first time. Egyptian Natural Gas...

February 4, 2013
Total Views: 2

Friday, February 1, 2013
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News

Suez Canal Seen Kept Open by Egyptian Army as Ship Agent Suspends Service

(Bloomberg) — Egypt’s army is maintaining shipping services through the Suez Canal, which handles about 8 percent of world trade, amid unrest that’s suspended some port services, Inchcape Shipping Services,...

February 1, 2013
Total Views: 20

Thursday, October 11, 2012
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News

Suez Canal Container Terminal Now Ready to Support World’s Largest Container Ships

With a population of 84 million, Egypt has the largest population of all of the Arab nations, and in 2011 reported a GDP $232 billion.  The country is also one...

October 11, 2012
Total Views: 28

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Maritime Security

UK P&I Club Advisory on Carrying Weapons and Armed Guards in Egyptian Waters

The Club’s Egyptian correspondent has advised us of changes to the domestic law in Egypt concerning regulations governing the carriage weapons and armed guards on foreign flagged vessels transiting Egyptian...

February 15, 2012
Total Views: 3

Saturday, February 12, 2011
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Navy

Swiftships & US Navy Ignore Current Events Announcing Deal With Egypt

Swiftships Shipbuilders of Morgan City, La., is being awarded a $20,221,529 modification to previously awarded contract  for the detail, design and construction of four 28-meter coastal patrol crafts and associated...

February 12, 2011
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, February 9, 2011
News

BIMCO provides update on situation in Egypt

The following update was issued today, February 9, by BIMCO: General advice Operations can in most cases continue, but be aware of potential disruptions due to the effects of civil...

February 9, 2011
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Tuesday, February 8, 2011
News

Suez Canal workers go on strike

According to Ahram Online, over 6,000 Suez Canal Company workers from the cities of Suez and Ismailia began an open-ended sit in today in front of the company’s headquarters.  No...

February 8, 2011
Total Views: 8

Friday, February 4, 2011
News

JOC Podcast: The Suez Canal and Egypt’s Political Unrest

In this podcast, the Journal of Commerces Dana L. Brundage talks with Senior Editor of Finance and Economics for the JOC, Joseph Bonney, about the current status of the Suez...

February 4, 2011
Total Views: 13

Thursday, February 3, 2011
News

Maersk reports: “no disruptions to traffic or passages through Suez”

Maersk reported today that offices and terminals in Egypt, which have been closed since Monday, have reopened this morning for business.  With turmoil and uncertainty throughout the country, night terminal...

February 3, 2011
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Suez Canal
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Suez Canal Reports No Delays To Shipping

Vessels at Egypt’s port of Suez are unable to pick-up military escorts for protection through the pirate-prone Gulf of Aden due to the unrest in the country, a senior industry...

February 1, 2011
Total Views: 47

Sunday, January 30, 2011
Blog

Statoil and Transocean pull out of Egypt

The latest word from gCaptain sources is that all the expats from Statoil and Transocean’s offices in Egypt have left, or are in the process of leaving the country as...

January 30, 2011
Total Views: 15