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 February 2015 selected a new board which will be in place for four years. All board members are key figures in the diving and watersports industries:

Chairman Eng . Tarek Wahba
Vice Chairman Volker Clausen
Vice Chairman Hans Dilthey
Board member , Treasurer Nader Fawzy Radwan
Chairman, South Sinai Branch Tarek ElBadri
Chairman, Red Sea Branch Tarek Helmy
Board Members Ibrahim Chouman
Magdi Sabri
Ahmed Hussein
Riham Safaa ElDin
Samuel Samir Asaad
Mohamed Ali Mahmoud

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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