No. 21



Suez Canal Upgrades Beam/Draught Guidelines

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said on 18 May that it is upgrading a number ofbeam/draught guidelines. Vessels with a beam of up to 163 ft. 9 inches will be able totransit the canal with a draught of 58 ft. from 1 June. Previously vessels with a beam ofup to 158 ft. were the maximum allowed at this draught. Vessels with a beam exceeding 163ft. 9 inches will be able to transit the canal with reduced draughts. Vessels in...