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Pricing the ports services in Arab Republic of Egypt (May 1997)

The entity that carried out the study

The Maritime Research and Consultations Center affiliated to the Maritime Transport Sector – Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport.

The objective of the study:

Consideration of the current prices status of different services provided to vessels and cargo in Egyptian ports.

Results:

  • The main obstacles that confront the implementation of current prices policy is the ambiguity of items , their diversity and their numerous details which do not help the cargo owner to know the payments that he has to reimburse in exchange of the service provided.
  • The ship owners and operators put the quality of service as a high priority before the prices.
  • The costs of neighboring and competing ports are less that the Egyptian ports.
  • The prices of urgent services in Egyptian ports are relatively high.
  • The foreign companies and port users request that the income increase must result from operation not from sovereign invoices.

Recommendations

  • The necessity of developing costs systems in port authorities and companies.
  • It is indispensable to re-evaluate the assets of port authorities and service companies according to its current value.
  • It is recommended to relatively change the activities' pricing.