GAC: Suez Canal transit convoys operating normally

AUGUST 15, 2013 —The State of Emergency and curfew declared yesterday (August 14) is not affecting the Suez Canal transit convoy system, according to GAC.

Operations at all Egyptian ports and in the Canal are reported as running smoothly as normal, without any extra requirements or delays.

File photo. Source: NASA

Although 14 of Egypt's 27 cities - including Cairo, Alexandria, Ismailia and Suez - are covered by the State of Emergency and curfew, Port Said is currently not among them.

Based on the current situation, GAC Egypt has resumed spares and crew change operations until further notice, subject to emerging developments.