Suez Canal Rebates

Renewal & Amendment Circular no. 2/2016

Containerships

Proceeding Direction From Direction To Rebate % Old Rebate % New Rebate % Difference Expiry Date
Containerships coming from ports on the East Coast of America, heading to ports ‎on the south and southeast of Asia Containerships coming from the Port of Norfolk and ports north of it Port Klang and its eastern ports 45% 40% -5% 31st December 2021
Containerships coming from ports to the south of the Port of Norfolk Port Klang and its eastern ports 65% 60% -5%
Containerships coming from ports to the south of Port of Norfolk Port of Colombo and its eastern ports up to Port Klang 55% 50% -5%

Supplementary Periodical to Circular no. 2/2017
Renewal & Amendment Circular no. 3/2018
Circular no.  2/2021

Dry Bulk

Proceeding Direction From Direction To Rebate % Old Rebate % New Rebate % Difference Expiry Date
Dry Bulk vessels coming from or heading to Australian ports and heading to or coming from ports on the north west Europe Dry Bulk vessels coming from or heading to ports on the north west of Europe, starting from Cadiz port and its northern ports and heading to or coming from the areas of Australia Ports located on the north west of Cairns port and ending with Darwin port 40% 40% 0% 31st December 2021
Ports located on the west of  Darwin port till before Geraldton port on the west of Australia 65% 65% 0%
Ports located on the south west, south and east of Australia which starts at Geraldton port at the south west of Australia and ending at Cairns port on the east of Australia 75% 75% 0%
 
Proceeding Direction From Direction To Rebate % Old Rebate % New Rebate % Difference Expiry Date
Dry Bulk vessels (Laden/Ballast); 
operation between Americas’ ports and Asian
ports
Laden or Ballast Dry Bulk vessels coming from or
heading to the East Coast of North America - ports
located at the north of Savannah port
Ports west of the Indian subcontinent starting from
Karachi up to Cochin port
20% 15% -5% 31st December 2021
Kochi port and its eastern ports up to Port Klang 55% 45% -10%
Port Klang port and eastern ports (including Far East area) 65% 60% -5% 
Laden or Ballast Dry Bulk vessels coming from or
heading to Savannah port (latitude 32° 6' 39" N) and
its southern ports - including ports of the US Gulf,
Mississippi River, Caribbean sea and Latin America
Ports west of the Indian subcontinent starting from
Karachi up to Cochin port
45% 35% -10%
Cochin port and its eastern ports (including Far East
area)
75% 75% 0%
 
Proceeding Direction From Direction To Rebate % Old Rebate % New Rebate % Difference Expiry Date
Dry Bulk vessels (Laden / Ballast) operating between Mauritanian ports (and southern ports in West Africa) and ports in the Far East (starting from port Klang and its eastern ports) Dry Bulk vessels (Laden / Ballast) operating between Mauritanian ports and southern ports of West Africa. Far East ports starting from port Klang and its eastern ports   75% 75% (new area) 31st December 2021

Supplementary Periodical to Circular no. 7/2017

LNG

Proceeding Direction From Direction To Rebate % Old Rebate % New Rebate % Difference Expiry Date

LNG tankers (laden / ballast) operating between the American Gulf, starting from Miami port and its western ports. Within the American Gulf, ports south of the American gulf and below areas of Asia.

American Gulf The ports within the Arabian gulf from Muscat port and ports at west of India till port of Kochi 35% 35% 0% 31st December 2021
Eastern of port of Kochi up to Singapore   55% 55% 0%
Singapore ports and its eastern ports 75% 75% 0%

Supplementary Periodical to Circular no. 1/2018

Crude Oil

Proceeding Direction From Direction To Rebate % Old Rebate % New Rebate % Difference Expiry Date
Crude Oil tankers (Laden or Ballast), operating between the ports of the US Gulf, Caribbean area, Latin America and Asian ports Crude Oil tankers (laden or ballast) coming from or heading to ports of the US Gulf, Caribbean area heading Ports west of the Indian subcontinent starting from Karachi till Cochin at the west of India 45% 45% 0% 31st December 2021
Ports located east of Cochin port 75% 75% 0%
Crude Oil tankers (laden or ballast) coming from or heading to ports of Latin America starting from Colombia (San Andres Island - latitude 12o 34' 40'' N) and its southern ports Asian ports starting from Karachi port and its eastern ports 75% 75% 0%

Supplementary Periodical to Circular no. 4/2020

LPG

Proceeding Direction From Direction To Rebate % Old Rebate % New Rebate % Difference Expiry Date
Liquefied Petroleum Gas‏ ‏‎(LPG) carriers ‎(Laden or Ballast), operating between the American Gulf,‎ India and its eastern ports The American Gulf starting from Miami port and its western ports, within the American Gulf and ports located south of the American Gulf Ports West of India and Maldives Island until port of Kochi 24% 24% 0% 31st December 2021
Eastern ports to the port of Kochi up to Singapore 60% 60% 0%
Singapore ports and its eastern ports 75% 75% 0%

Circular No. 5/2020

Vehicle Carriers

Proceeding Direction From Direction To Rebate % Old Rebate % New Rebate % Difference Expiry Date
Vehicles Carriers coming from ports in the north west of Europe and heading to the port of Singapore and eastern ports Vehicles Carriers coming from ports in the north west of Europe until Santander port Port of Singapore and eastern ports of south east Asia and the Far East 8% 0% -8% 31st December 2021
Port Klang and eastern ports of south east Asia and the Far East 0% 5% 5% (new area)

Supplementary Periodical to Circular no. 3/2016

VLCC

Proceeding Rates
VLCCs (of DWT more than 250,000 tons) that transit the Suez Canal after discharging part of their cargo in “SUMED” pipeline on their round trip coming from the Arabian Gulf, heading to the American Gulf or the Caribbean zone Any laden VLCC passing Suez Canal North Bound shall pay a lump sum of USD 150,000 which includes (extra charges levied for tugs, arrival after limit time, booking in the convoy and extra pilotage).
In case the VLCC passes Suez Canal South Bound in ballast condition on its return trip, it shall pay a lump sum of USD 150,000 which includes (extra charges levied for tugs, arrival after limit time, booking in the convoy and extra pilotage).

 

Long Haul Rebate

  • Reduction to Long Haul vessels that do not use the Suez Canal, as the Canal tolls exceed the savings that could be achieved when using other routes. 
  • This reduction is decided on a case by case basis after studying the total costs for such vessel via SC and the alternative routes. 
  • A fax to the attention of director of Planning Research Dept. must be sent before sailing date by 48 hours with the rebate required form. 
  • S.C. Tolls without any reduction to be submitted before transiting by your agent.
  • The granted rebate will be realised upon receiving the following documents:
    • Port Of Origin Certificate 
    • Port Of destination certificate 
    • Port of Bunkering Certificate (If applicable) 
    • Owners / Operators certificate 

Remarks: 

  1. For the above documents, signature and stamp by the original by Port Authority or Customs Office are required. 
  2. Bill of lading and cargo manifest is required (if any).