About CDWS

Chamber of Diving and Water sports - Red Sea - Egypt

The Chamber of Diving and Watersports was founded by Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism in 2007 with a goal to improve quality, safety and standard of services in the diving and watersports industry, as well as to preserve unique environment of the Red Sea.

All diving centres and safari boats will meet ISO standards EN 14467 / ISO 24803 for diving by 2009 as agreed with Egypt’s CDWS, the Austrian Institute of Norms and the European Underwater Federation.

Elections in November 2008 selected a new board which will be in place for three years. All board members are key figures in the diving and watersports industries:

Chairman   Amr Abou Al Soud
Vice Chairman Ashraf Hassan Mahmoud Luxor
Treasurer Dr. Omar Adly Abdel Aziz
Board Members Ibrahim Mahfouz Mohamed Hossam El Din, Omar Adly Abdel Aziz, Magdy Sabry Gayed, Marwan Sherif Mohamed Helmy, Mohsen Saad Ahmed Aly , Asharf Ahmed Saleh, Mahmoud Abdel Hadi Riham Safa El Din Hussein, Rolf Schmidt, Tarek Mohamed Aly Hasson

Latest News

CDWS salutes annulment of decree that allowed fishing in national park

CDWS salutes annulment of decree that allowed fishing in national park
Sun, 22 May 2011
Following the annulment of the decree that allowed fishing boats to fish in Ras Mohammed National Park, CDWS can confirm that at 8am this morning, all fishing boats had left the area.

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