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Egypt and Integrated Maritime Policy

General presentation: Maritime facts

Egypt has a relatively large maritime space in the Mediterranean, having claimed an EEZ (and not having a highly proximate opposite State) and having a Mediterranean coastline which stretches for 1100 km.

Egypt additionally has a coastline in the Red Sea, which is connected to the Mediterranean Sea via the Suez Canal, resulting in very intense maritime traffic in Egyptian waters: the Suez canal carries in excess of 15,000 vessels annualy.

Maritime and coastal assets

Maritime and coastal policies

Outlook on the development of a national maritime policy