348 Ships Transited Through The Suez Canal

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In July 2015, before the inauguration of the New Suez Canal, the average daily number of transiting vessels was 47 ships, with an average load of 2.758 m tonnes per day.

During the past week (from 27 November to 3 December), 348 ships transited with a mean load of 56,533 tonnes (56,567 tons the previous week) with a total load of 19.680 m tonnes.

Two weeks ago 320 vessels transited the canal, carrying a total load of 18,101 m tonnes.

About 50 ships (46 ships last week) transited the canal daily, with an average load of 2.8 m tonnes (2.6 m last week) per day.

The number of ships that passed through the new channel coming from the east through the southern entrance was about 193 ships, a daily average of 28 vessels, with total loads of 11.59 m tonnes, a daily average of 1.655 m tonnes.

The following table shows traffic through the Suez Canal between 27 November and 3 December:

Total Loads

 

NorthSouth Total No. of  Ships

 

 Day

 

No. of ShipsLoadsNo. of ShipsLoads
25441181564618728189793143Friday
332579022134412533198166555Saturday
2727013291,263,31031146370360Sunday
19855112410802541890525742Monday
290194827160100324130091551Tuesday
27578741794785829181001746Wednesday
343823821120774330223049651Thursday
19680492155809048019311589984348Total
281149922.14286115578327.57143165571249.71429

Average

Source: Daily News Egypt