Imposed Tugs :
Chargeable tugs shall be imposed during Canal transit in the following cases :At the tariff of hire rate.
The CA may require any vessel to take a tug or tugs through the Canal, when in its judgment such action is necessary to
ensure safety of the vessel or to the Canal.
Any vessel without mechanical power, or the machinery of which is/or becomes disabled, or steers badly, or which is liable to
become unmanageable for any reason, shall be towed through the Canal.
Vessels having engine or steering gear trouble for the second time during the same passage.
Bad view vessels owing to deck cargo, containers, cranes or constructions impeding the view from the wheelhouse and wings.
a -Vessels unable to use one or both their bow anchor.
b -Vessels over 1000 SC.G.T. built with one anchor.
c - Vessels over 1000 SC.G.T. built with more than one anchor if only one of them on the bow
Vessels with two engines on one propeller of which one is out of order for any reason and can not maintain speed of 10 knots
at least without current after sea trial to assure the speed and valid sea worthiness certificate.
Vessels with two engines on two propellers of which one is out of order on Master's request for one tug or more.