CDWS Rules and Regulations:

Since CDWS was created on the 17th of April 2007; it has established a solid plan to improve the quality of services and the service providers.

CDWS has emphasized the implementation of the training agencies standards. All diving operations must comply with the international standards for recreational scuba diving service provider registered as ISO 24803:2007/ EN 14467:2004 in order to obtain a license to operate in Egypt.

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10- Safari boats Arabic requirements
March 8, 2019

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10- Safari boats Arabic standards 

9- Dive centers requirements(Arabic) Modified
March 8, 2019

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9- Dive centers requirements(Arabic) Modified

8- Safari Boat Requirements
March 8, 2019

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8- Safari Boat Requirements 

7- Dive centers requirements-English
March 8, 2019

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7- Dive centers requirements-English

6-B of an information sheet for Snorkel medical screening
March 8, 2019

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6-B of an information sheet for Snorkel medical screening

6-A of a medical and responsibility declaration Snorkel
March 8, 2019

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6-A of a medical and responsibility declaration Snorkel

5 - Emergency Plan new
March 8, 2019

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5 - Emergency Plan new

4-Dive Log Sheet
March 8, 2019

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4-Dive Log Sheet

3- Boat List new V 2
March 8, 2019

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3- Boat List new

2- B Rest Of Inventory
March 8, 2019

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2- B Rest Of Inventory

1-Tanks List
March 8, 2019

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1-Tanks List

2- A Inventory & Maintenance
March 8, 2019

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2- A Inventory & Maintenance

Filling stations standard
January 28, 2019

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Filling station

Technical diving hosted by recreational diving operation
January 23, 2019

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The rules and regulations in case of occasional technical diving
activities done by clients, tec clubs or schools and hosted by a recreational diving
operation (safari boat/dive center)

Shark Monitoring Program
January 13, 2019

Download PDF Trying to reach an optimal coverage, this project is calling upon divers and dive guides to help monitoring the shark populations in the Egyptian Red Sea. Your experience and ongoing daily activities in the water make you perfect volunteers, who can provide a wealth of information. All it will take for the guides is to be willing to spend a few minutes of your time to fill out the electronic log sheets after your day's diving and for all divers (guides and guests alike) to share their underwater images.

Diving with Oceanic Whitetips - For Guests
January 13, 2019

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Diving with Oceanic Whitetips - For Dive Guides
January 13, 2019

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Recreational Technical Diving Centres Requirements and Standards
May 14, 2018

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This certification scheme specifies minimum requirements to certify the conformity of the services of technical diving service providers. Technical diving centres are legitimate MOT licensed diving centres that provide the following in addition to the regular recreational scuba services and has successfully obtained a Recreational Technical Diving Service Provider Certification (RTDSPC) from CDWS: 1. Teach technical diving courses. 2. Organize guided technical dives. 3. Blend and/or sell diving gas mixes such as: Nitrox, Trimix, Heliox and O2 for diving. Recreational Technical diving service providers must apply for a (RTDSPC) from CDWS and should comply with the technical training agency standards and the following requirements. FOR FULL INFORMATION DOWNLOAD THE PDF

CDWS statement concerning the use of the Muck Stick
December 5, 2010

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CDWS strongly forbids scuba divers and photographers to use these sticks in an attempt to promote an eco-friendly marine environment in the Red Sea. The penalty list for environmental violations will apply. FOR FULL INFORMATION DOWNLOAD THE PDF

Divers’ tracking system deadline extended
December 3, 2010

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The diver tracking system is required by a ministerial decree for safari boats operating in the islands and south. CDWS asked the minister to extend the deadline. H.E. the minister agreed and the deadline has been extended to 30 June 2011. FOR FULL INFORMATION DOWNLOAD THE PDF

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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