After the giant ship “Eternal” stopped on the Suez Canal, the Egyptian authorities demanded compensation. The crew was trapped on the ship and a lawsuit may now be filed.
The container ship “Ever Given” is still in the bitter lake part of the Suez Canal. According to several media outlets, after reaching a disagreement on compensation, the departure may be rejected.
Sea traffic Show that the ship has stopped.
Osama Rabie, chairman and chief executive officer of the state-owned Suez Canal Authority, told the National Broadcasting Corporation of Egypt at the end of last week: “This ship will remain here until all investigations are completed and we have received compensation. .” Wall Street Journal.
Previously, the authorities had filed a claim of up to 1 billion U.S. dollars after the huge ship “Ever Given” blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week in March.
Calculated at today’s exchange rate, the required capital is approximately 8.5 billion Norwegian kroner.
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According to Credit Bureau Fitch Rating An accident involving a large container ship could result in more than $1 billion in claims. It is not clear whether this is the background of the channel authorities’ request for compensation.
The price is determined based on the loss of income, the cost of equipment and machinery, and the working hours of the approximately 800 rescuers who released the ship. Business insider.
In total, more than 400 ships are anchored in one of the most concerned traffic jams on both sides of the canal.
-We hope this problem can be resolved as soon as possible. The Wall Street Journal wrote that Reby explained that if compensation is accepted, the ship will be released immediately.
The Suez Canal in Egypt is the shortest route for ships heading to Asia and Europe. According to annual data, about 12% of global trade and 30% of global container traffic passes through cinnamon every year. Reuters.
He wrote that when traffic stopped, the 3.4 billion Norwegian kroner trade was also delayed. British Broadcasting Corporation.
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