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320 ships transit Suez Canal, with an increase of 1.3%

Average per ship load reached 56,567 tonnes, compared to 60,404 tonnes during the same period last year.


By Mohamed Ahmed

Suez Canal traffic data revealed that 320 ships transited the canal with a total load of 18.101m tonnes from 20 to 26 November. Data also cited that two weeks before, 316 vessels have transited the canal carrying a total load of 19,088m tonnes.

About 46 ships per day transit the canal on average in the past week with an average load of 2.6m tonnes per day, compared to an average of 45 ships two weeks before with an average load of 2.7m tonnes.

Average per ship load reached 56,567 tonnes, compared to 60,404 tonnes during the same period last year.

In July 2015, before the inauguration of the New Suez Canal, the average daily number of transiting vessels totalled at 47 vessels with an average load of 2.758m tonnes per day. Last week, the Barzan of Malta transited the canal carrying 200,607 tonnes.

Cargo load is the main measure of shipping traffic in the Suez Canal, on which fees for the transit are calculated. About 161 ships transited the canal heading south with a daily average of 23 ships and a total load of 8.405m tonnes of cargo, a daily average of 1.2m tonnes.

The number of ships that passed through the new channel from the east through the southern entrance was about 159 ships, a daily average of 23 vessels, with total loads of 9.695m tonnes, a daily average of 1.385m tonnes.

The following table shows traffic through the Suez Canal between 20 and 26 November 2015:

Total loads
North South
Total number of Ships
Day  
Number of Ships Loads Number of Ships Loads  
1881782 20 755751 19 1126031 39 Friday  
3850868 29 2060227 23 1790641 52 Saturday  
2676464 22 1,240,347 26 1436117 48 Sunday  
2050498 19 744393 26 1306105 45 Monday  
2433174 27 1305757 17 1127417 44 Tuesday  
2715332 20 910212 30 1805120 50 Wednesday  
2493360 24 1389151 18 1104209 42 Thursday  
18101478 161 8405838 159 9695640 320 Total  
2585925 23 1200834 22.71429 1385091 45.71429 Average  

 

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