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Egypt possesses a strategic and commercial importance in maritime transport sector.

Member of parliament Ahmed ElKhashab said in his statements that Egypt is a maritime country that enjoys a distinguishable site and long coasts on two seas, Red and Mediterranean, and the Suez Canal links between them where 17000 vessels have crossed the Canal last year giving Egypt and  its  maritime transport sector strategic and commercial importance  all over the world.

  He added that Egypt has succeeded to fulfill its commitments related to maritime safety, maritime security reinforcement and preserving souls.  Egypt also possesses a comprehensive system spread along Egyptian coasts to serve in search and rescue processes that are managed by Egyptian Search and Rescue center which is considered one of the first established centers in Africa and Middle East.