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Regulating Diving Licenses and the Release of Egyptian commercial diving code

Within the framework of the decisions of the Prime Minister for ports concerning the regulation of commercial diving licenses and the release of the Egyptian Commercial Diving Code, the Minister of Transport issued Decree No. 466 of 2018.


The Decree aims at creating an integrated organization that includes Egyptian Commercial Diving Code Release and regulating diving , in addition to regulating licenses for training and qualifying schools for divers , besides the advantages and benefits that the diving code achieves for the Arab Republic of Egypt concerning maintaining the Egyptian identity regarding diving as well as protection and safety of divers together with a strict organization for Egyptian commercial diving and commercial divers hiring schools ,thus  saving hard currency by excusing foreign divers.


The Maritime Transport Sector has started to issue commercial diving licenses for companies applying for commercial diving licenses after fulfilling the requirements of Decree 466 of 2018 during the period of conciliation specified in the same decree which ends on 9/3/2019 on the recommendation of the Permanent Committee for license granting held on 7/2/2019.