The ships that passed through the canal comprised 18 container ships, 26 bulk ships, 18 large oil tankers, 10 ships carrying liquefied natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas, and 15 ships of other types.
The total net tonnage that passed through the canal amounted to 4.8 million tonnes.
The number of ships passing through the canal from the north was 38 ships with a net tonnage of 2 million tonnes, while 49 ships crossed from the southern direction weighing a total of 2. 8 million tonnes, the statement said.
The navigation movement from the north was led by the MSC ISTANBUL ship, with a total tonnage of 182,000 tonnes, on its journey from Morocco and to Singapore.
The MSC ANNA ship, raising the Liberian flag, came at the head of the southern convoy with a total tonnage of 203,000 tons coming from Saudi Arabia and heading to Egypt.