Grounded Container Carrier “EVER GIVEN” at Suez Canal
SCA Continue the work of floating the delinquent ship in the Suez Canal … and temporarily suspending navigation traffic
March 25, 2021
Category Navigation News from Suez Canal Authority
Admiral Osama Rabie, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, announced the suspension of navigation in the canal temporarily, today, Thursday, until the completion of the floatation works of the giant Panamanian container ship EVER GIVEN, which is stranded by the km 151 numbering channel.
He explained that the navigation traffic in the canal witnessed, yesterday, Wednesday, the crossing of 13 ships from Port Said within the northern convoy. Until the navigation traffic is fully resumed after the ship floats, God willing.
The efforts to float the ship included tension and propulsion with 8 tug boats at the forefront of the tug Baraka 1 with a tensile strength of 160 tons.
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