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19 November 2018 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 16:21 GMT+1



August 13, 2018

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New record absolute salary of cargo on the ships that have crossed the Suez Canal from south to north

Established historical peak to July 2018 with almost 41,1 million tons

Last month in the Suez Canal they are journeyed 1,540 ships, with an increment of +6.0% on the July 2017, of which 406 oil tankers (+11.2%) and 1,134 ships of other type (+4.2%). The ships that have crossed the water way Egyptian altogether transported 84,3 million tons of goods (+12.6%), total that the new record for the month constitutes of July and is inferior only to the record absolute salary of 86,3 million tons of cargo on the ships that are journeyed in channel in May 2018.

The new peak is recorded thanks to the new record for the month of July of the cargo on the ships that have crossed the channel from north to south, that record of the July 2017 has been pairs to 43,2 million tons with an increase of +10.5% on the previous, and thanks to the new historical record salary of cargo on the ships that are journeyed from south to north that has been almost 41,1 million tons, with a rise of +14.8% on the July the 2017 (precedence absolute record were marked to August 2008 with 40,2 million tons.

Of the cargo on the ships that last month are passed for the channel from north to south, 7,8 million tons were constituted by oil and producing oil (- 10.8% on the July 2017), between which mainly crude oil (2,7 million tons, -17,3%), fuels (2,5 million tons, +24.0%) and naphta (+47.8%), while 35,5 million tons were constituted by other cargos (+16.6%), between which mainly goods containerized (21,0 million tons, +3.3%), cereals (4,2 million tons, +63.6%), minerals and metals (2,5 million tons, -7,7%), coal and coke (2,3 million tons, +180.9%), fertilizers (1,2 million tons, +45.2%) and natural gas which liquified (1,2 million tons, +119.7%).

Of the goods on board of the ships that to July 2018 have crossed the Suez Canal directed to north, 12,3 million tons were constituted by oil and producing oil (+32.2%), between which 7,7 million tons of crude oil (+31.8%), 2,2 million tons of gasolines (+30.2%) and 2,1 million tons of diesel oils (+45.4%), while 28,7 million tons were constituted by goods of other type (+8.7%), between which mainly 21,1 million tons of goods in container (+3.9%), 1,7 million tons of natural gas which liquified (+31.9%), 1,3 million tons of chemicals (+54.1%), 1,2 million tons of producing in metal (- 1.6%) and 933 thousand tons of oils vegetables (- 7.7%).

In the first seven months of the 2018 channel Egyptian it is crossed altogether by 10.346 ships, with an increase of +4.0% on the same period last year, of which 2,641 oil tankers (+2.9%) and 7,705 ships of other type (+4.4%). The journeyed ships transported a total of 557,5 million tons of goods (+8.4%), of which 291,7 million tons of cargos on board of the ships journeyed in the direction north-south (+8.4%) and 265,8 million tons on the ships journeyed in opposite direction (+8.4%).

Of 291,7 million the tons of goods on the ships directed to south, 58,1 million tons were constituted by oil and producing oil (- 3.0%), between which 22,7 million tons of oil crude oil (+15.8%), 15,8 million tons of fuels (- to 13.1%), 7,3 million tons of naphta (+25.4%) and 3,8 million tons of gasolines (- 27.6%), while 233,6 million tons were constituted by other cargos (+11.6%), between which mainly 142,6 million containerized tons of goods (+5.0%), 25,9 million tons of cerali (+19.1%), 16,7 million tons of minerals and metals (- 4.3%), 13,1 million tons of coal and coke (+161.1%) and 9,7 million tons of fertilizers (+63.5%).

Of 265,8 million the tons of cargos on board of the ships directed to north, 72,6 million tons were constituted by oil and producing oil (+15.0%), between which 40,6 million tons of crude oil (- 2.8%), 15,2 million tons of diesel oils (+50.9%) and 13,4 million tons of gasolines (+52.6%), and from 193,2 million tons of goods of other type (+6.2%), between which more consisting the volumes tons of natural gas which liquified (+2.9% were constituted from 142,6 million containerized tons of goods (+5.1%), 10,0 million), 9,1 million tons of producing in metal (+7.3%), 7,9 million tons of chemicals (to +12.4%), 6,5 million tons of oils vegetables (+5.5%) and 6,0 million tons of coal and coke (+15.8%).




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