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New Service Charges for Hurghada Area

New Service Charges for Hurghada Area

18 June 2009

Red Sea Governor has issued new decree regarding services fees for boats in Hurghada area

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CDWS launches BLUE magazine

CDWS launches BLUE magazine

09 June 2009

Free online and downloadable, BLUE is packed with interesting articles on diving and watersports in Egypt.

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PRESS RELEASE: French Woman Killed By Shark In Red Sea

PRESS RELEASE: French Woman Killed By Shark In Red Sea

03 June 2009

Egypt's Chamber of Diving and Watersports (CDWS) can confirm that a woman died followed an attack from a shark which occured on the morning of Monday 1 June at St Johns Reef in the southern Red Sea.

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Open Forum with CDWS board in El Gouna

Open Forum with CDWS board in El Gouna

18 May 2009

The second regional Open Forum meeting between members of the Chamber of Diving and Watersports (CDWS) and the board will be held at the Steingenberger Hotel in El Gouna on 31 May.

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Anniversary celebrations for Scuba College and Diving Camp in Nuweiba

Anniversary celebrations for Scuba College and Diving Camp in Nuweiba

18 May 2009

The first-ever diving centre to open in the Sinai resort of Nuweiba is celebrating 20 years in business.

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Skipper training pilot scheme launched

Skipper training pilot scheme launched

18 May 2009

As part of an Egypt-wide scheme to increase the diving knowledge of boat operators, the CDWS has launched a pilot training course for 50 skippers in late June/early July.

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Snorkel guide training scheme

Snorkel guide training scheme

18 May 2009

The CDWS has launched a new training scheme which will see 50 Egyptian staff members of diving operations in the Sinai region become fully qualified PADI snorkel guides.

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Depth and technical diving requirement update

Depth and technical diving requirement update

18 May 2009

As part of its commitment of raising standards across Egypt and promoting internationally recognised safety recommendations, the CDWS technical team has issued new guidelines...

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