A total of 422 ships were grounded for six days due to the “Ever-Given” grounding. The grounding was cleared on Monday.
All ships “Waiting” sincenever give upThe Suez Canal Authority (SCA) announced on Saturday, April 3, that a huge container ship was stuck on the Suez Canal on March 23 and had left the waterway. Sixty-one ships still stranded crossed the strait on Saturday, “Twenty-Four New Ships”, SCA said in a statement. A total of 422 ships carrying 26 million tons of cargo were forced to stop for six days.
Flying the Panamanian flag, operated by Taiwanese shipowner Evergreen Marine Corporation (Evergreen Marine Corporation),never give up Re-freeze on March 29. The ship-four football fields in length-was towed to the Great Amer Lake in the middle of the Suez Canal. Nearly 200 people from the canal technical team, especially with the help of Dutch SMIT Salvage (a Dutch company that specializes in rescuing distressed ships), successfully reloaded the huge ship on Monday, dredging 30,000 cubic meters of water. Sand and helped twelve tugboats.
The unprecedented scale of this incident has completely stopped traffic on this vital maritime route (one of the busiest waterways in the world). According to SCA data, it connects Asia and Europe and accounts for more than 10% of international trade. By 2020, nearly 19,000 ships will use it, an average of 51.5 ships per day.
SCA Chairman Osama Rabie told the Egyptian private channel MBC Masr on Friday night that SCA has begun investigating the cause of the congestion and its conclusions should be announced within the next few days.
At the origin of the grounding, first there were strong winds and sandstorms, and then Mr. Rabbi proposed“Human or technical error”.For the admiral, to resume circulation “Record Time”To form a “New exploit” On the counter in Egypt.Emphasize the importance of this road “For the world”Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi promised on Tuesday that Egypt will purchase more suitable equipment when similar incidents occur.
According to SCA, Egypt’s daily losses of closing the canal range from US$12 million to US$15 million. According to estimates, the total value of the cargo that has been stranded (oil, livestock, etc.) or has to be diverted to other routes is between US$3 billion and US$9 billion.
This is one of its main sources of income, bringing about 5.7 billion U.S. dollars in revenue to Cairo during 2019-2020. During 2014-2015, part of the infrastructure had undergone a large-scale expansion project, but Mr. Al-Sisi rejected the idea of widening the southern part of the canal where the accident occurred. “Economically speaking, it is useless”, He said, but referring to “Other projects connecting the Red Sea to the Mediterranean”.