No. 30



Suez Canal Raises Maximum Draft To 58 Feet

On 1 April, the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) raised the maximum draft for loaded vessels transiting the canal to 58 ft. provided that the beam of such vessels does not exceed 158 ft. For loaded vessels with beams exceeding 158 ft., the draft is gradually reduced to a maximum of 41 ft. 9 in. for vessels with a beam of 200 ft. Vessels in ballast with a beam of up to 245 ft. can transit the canal with a draft...