Tugs

1-Escort Tugs :-

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Escort of VLCC, S, LNG, Large Bulk Carrier and Other Vessel to be as Follow:

As of 15th December 2004 The Suez Canal Authorities (SCA) has increased the tariffs for escort tugs from SDR 6.600 to SDR 8.000.


SCA Circular 03/2004

The Suez Canal Authority has decided to amend some items of article one of circular no. 10/94 as follows:

1. Amending item 10 of First (fees) to read as follows:
10) the rental value of escorting tugs shall be a unified rate of SDR 8000


SCA Circular No. 8/1996

The Suez Canal Authority has decided to modify Rules of Navigation as stated hereunder:

First
Escorting the ships transiting the Suez Canal is effectuated according to the Suez Canal net tonnage and not the summer dead weight.
The Article will read as follows:

Art 58 - Escorting:
The escort of VLCC’s , ULCC’s, LNG’S, LPG’s, large Bulk Carriers and other vessels (1) will be as follows:

Loaded vessels less than 70,000 Suez Canal net tonnages will be escorted by one tug if for technical reasons SCA find it necessary or when the vessels draught is more than 47 feet.
Loaded vessels from 70,000 Suez Canal net tonnages to 90,000 tons will be escorted by one tug.
Loaded vessels over 90,000 Suez Canal net tonnages will be escorted by two tugs.
Vessels in ballast over 130,000 Suez Canal net tonnages will be escorted by one tug.
LPG and LNG over 25,000 Suez Canal net tonnage (except GF) (1) will be escorted by one tug (2).
Vessels in ballast with beam over 218 ft up to 233 ft will be escorting by one tug.
Vessels in ballast with beam over 233 ft will be escorted by two tugs.
Towed scrapped vessels in ballast 80,000 Suez Canal net tonnage and over will be escorted by one tug.

Second

The Suez Canal net tonnage is assessed regardless of sizes that are temporarily added in each transit (such as double bottom tanks or containers on deck etc.)

Third
This circular takes effect as of 1/1/1997.



2-Imposed Tugs :-

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As of 15th December 2004 The Suez Canal Authorities (SCA) has changed the tariffs for imposed tugs from an hourly based to a fixed based tariff system. Imposed tugs will be charged at SDR 17.000 from entry to exit of the canal.

 

 SCA Circular 03/2004

The Suez Canal Authority has decided to amend some items of article one of circular no. 10/94 as follows:

Adding to item 2 of second: (Rentals) the following:
The rental value of the imposed tugs from the Canal entry till exit is a unified rate of SDR 17000 per a complete trip.

Chargeable tugs shall be imposed during Canal transit in the following cases :At the tariff of hire rate see
The CA may require any vessel to take a tug or tugs through the Canal, when in its judgment such action is necessary to ensure safety of the vessel or to the Canal.

Any vessel without mechanical power, or the machinery of which is/or becomes disabled, or steers badly, or which is liable to become unmanageable for any reason, shall be towed through the Canal.

Vessels having engine or steering gear trouble for the second time during the same passage.

Bad view vessels owing to deck cargo, containers, cranes or constructions impeding the view from the wheelhouse and wings.

a - Vessels unable to use one or both their bow anchor.
b - Vessels over 1000 SC.G.T. built with one anchor.
c - Vessels over 1000 SC.G.T. built with more than one anchor if only one of them on the bow.

Drilling vessels.

Vessels with two engines on one propeller of which one is out of order for any reason and can not maintain speed of 10 knots at least without current after sea trial to assure the speed and valid sea worthiness certificate.

Vessels with two engines on two propellers of which one is out of order On Master's request for one tug or more.




3-Tug List :-

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Tug Names:

Horse Power:

SCA Tug cost pr/hour:

 

 

 

AZZAT ADEL

16000

USD 1700 / USD 1870

BARAKA

16000

USD 1700 / USD 1870

MARED

6400

USD 720 / USD 792

SHAHM

6400

USD 720 / USD 792

ANTER

5000

USD 650 / USD 715

BAREA

3700

USD 650 / USD 715

BAHER + BASEL

3700

USD 650 / USD 715

BATAL 2

3700

USD 650 / USD 715

BAHGAT 2

3700

USD 650 / USD 715

SALAM 1

3700

USD 650 / USD 715

NEMR

3200

USD 500 / USD 550

TERSANA

3200

USD 500 / USD 550

MAWAN

3200

USD 500 / USD 550

FAHD

3200

USD 500 / USD 550

ALSHEKH ZAYED

3200

USD 500 / USD 550

MOHWEN 1

3200

USD 500 / USD 550

MOHWEN 5

3200

USD 500 / USD 550


SCA Tug costs pr/hour are based on SCA’s official and unofficial working hours as described below:

  • Ismalia is SCA’s tug hub, meaning all charges for an imposed tug start out of Ismalia.

  • All imposed tugs return to Ismalia after complete escort through canal waters.

  • Official working hours at SCA are from 08:00hrs to 14:00hrs

  • Unofficial working hours at SCA are from 14:00hrs to 08:00hrs

  • An additional 10 % on tug costs pr/hour will be applied after official working hours

  • An additional 10 % on tug costs pr/hour will be applied if the tug is working out of the area.

  • An additional 10 % on tug costs will be applied on holidays





 
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