Suez ship traffic not affected by unrest in Egypt

The number of transits in the Suez Canal seems completely unaffected by the unrest and political instability in the region, according to an updated statistic by Leth Agencies. Find it below.

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Ship traffic through the Suez Canal in 2013 was unaffected by the unrest and political instability in Egypt, but the number of transits last year was the lowest since 2008, according to an updated statistic from Leth Agencies. This development is likely a result of the crisis that has enveloped the shipping industry in recent years.

In spite of the fact that the number of transits through the heavily trafficked shipping route in 2013 was the lowest in six years the development of average transits has been around the same level since 2009.

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