Issuing Coastal Shipping “Cabotage” LicensesService Title
Coastal Shipping Division – Central Department for Maritime Transport AffairsAdministration Providing the Service

Ms. Amany Mahmoud Gomaa
Ms. Yousra Ahmed El Shaarawy

Name of Employee
in Charge
Via the electronic portal for maritime transport services
Smouha
E-mail: maritime.transport.sector@gmail.com – contact@mts.gov.eg
Phone: 03/4275280(during official working hours)
To receive inquiries after the working hours, please call 03/4274994, provided that they will be answered the next day during the official working hours
Administration Contact Info.
According to the provisions of Ministerial Decrees No. 28 /2022  on Services PricingService Pricing Decree
  1. Referring and following up companies and ship owners’ applications to obtain the Armed Forces Operations Authority approvals for ships and marine units marine operations.
  2. Ratifying the approvals of the Armed Forces Operations Authority and sensing letters declaring the approval of the Maritime Transport Sector to the Egyptian Authority for Maritime Safety.
  3. Referring and following up diving and commercial diving companies applications to obtain security approvals to the Armed Forces Operations Authority to carry out diving and marine survey work.
Service Type
  1. An application submitted by the company or owner.
  2. Shipping license in case of marine units.
  3. Unit/ship registration certificate.
  4. The commercial registry record in case of companies.
  5. The former approval of the Armed Forces Operations Authority in the event of a request for renewal of the approval.
  6. A copy of the certificate declaring the attainment of a wireless station license.
  7. A copy of the approval of the Armed Forces Operations Authority in the event of requesting the Maritime Transport Sector to direct an endorsement letter to the Egyptian Authority for Maritime Safety
Required Documents
User’s Guide