State of Emergency Declared in Suez Canal Zone

GAC
Monday, January 28, 2013

Due to political unrest & public demonstrations a State of Emergency & curfew declared in Port Said, Ismailia and Suez.

According to GAC, navigation in the Suez Canal is running normally, unaffected by the curfew.

Transit registration formalities are being coordinated between the Suez Canal Authority and agents.

All husbandry services in Port Said are suspended until the security situation in the city permits safe and secure handling. Husbandry services in Suez City can be arranged as usual, but will be partially affected by the curfew as movements within the city will not be permitted between the curfew hours of 2100 and 0600.

Source: GAC


 

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