VOL. XXXV

NO. 14

6-JANUARY-1992

Egypt

Suez Canal Expansion Plan Delayed

Plans to expand Egypt's Suez Canal at an estimated cost of up to $1bn toaccommodate larger ships have been delayed because of changes in US maritimesafety laws, according to Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Chairman Muhammad 'Izzat 'Adil.Speaking to reporters at the SCA headquarters in Ismailia on 25 December, Eng. 'Adilsaid that a feasibility study on the waterway's expansion would be completed ata later date to take account of the...