Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Demand for compensation of 916 million U.S. dollars (767 million euros) The British insurance company UK P&I Club addressed the owner of the container ship “Ever Given” on Tuesday.
Since then, the ship has blocked the circulation through the canal. Stranded and crossed the water on March 23, Until re-freezing on March 29 after repeated attempts.
The insurance company stated in a statement that the Canal Authority “No detailed reason provided” The claim includes 300 million U.S. dollars (251 million euros) in the “reputation loss” program and another 300 million U.S. dollars in the “rescue bonus” program.
“Although the scale of the claim is largely unsupported, the owners and their insurers They have been negotiating in good faith “” with SCA indicates the company.
April 12, “Generous and carefully researched offer”, Gave a detailed introduction to the company, and the company’s management declared “disappointed at the subsequent decision to retain today’s ship”.
“We are also disappointed by SCA’s comments because the ship Will be held in Egypt until compensation is paid And the crew will not be able to leave it during that time,” he added.
The insurance company emphasized in its statement that the channel was blocked Did not produce any “pollution” It did not cause any harm in the water.
He also emphasized that at the time of the incident, the ship was “Fully operational, Its machinery “or” its equipment has no defects.