Suez Canal Authority
Suez Canal Authority announced quickly refloating the CORAL CRYSTAL ship that ran aground on Thursday in the canal.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Sunday followed up on the performance and activity of the Suez Canal Authority as well as the projects in the canal’s economic zone (SCZone) and the joint efforts to develop the canal’s economic axis.
The giant container vessel that ran aground in Egypt’s Suez Canal and blocked trade for six days before it could be re-floated reached Port Said as it is returning from Europe to south eastern Europe.
Rabie said the solution would satisfy both parties and includes resolving the issue without going to the court in order to preserve the interests of all parties.
Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM), the ship-manager of the containership EVER GIVEN said that three of the crew members were granted permission by the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) to leave the ship.
“We are working round the clock to end the traffic jam in the canal and a total of 113 vessels will cross the canal from 6:00 pm on Monday to 8:00 am on Tuesday"
“We are most grateful to the Suez Canal Authority and all the concerned parties for their assistance and support through this difficult and unfortunate situation,” Evergreen Line said in a statement.
President Abdel Fattah al Sisi said, Monday that Egyptians succeeded to end the crisis of aground vessel EVER GIVEN despite the enormous technical complexity that surrounded the process.
Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority (SCA), announced Monday that the Panamanian container ship ‘EVER GIVEN’ has been successfully refloated.
Being stranded in the canal, the Ever Given ship resulted in the suspension of the international maritime trade through the canal.
Egyptian Suez Canal Authority (SCA) announced, Friday resuming efforts to re-float the delinquent ship "Ever Given using 9 gigantic locomotives.
Work of the pulling the ship to reflaot it will resume by tugs "Baraka 1" and "Izzat Adel," following the end of dredging work, SCA chief said, noting that the average of the total amount of sand that is being dredged is between 15,000 and 20,000 cubic meters.
"It is like an enormous beached whale. It's an enormous weight on the sand,” Peter Berdowski, CEO of the Boskalis dredging and heavylift company said.
Rabie said that the agreement is a basic step to start the measures to establish the anticipated partnership between both sides after ending the economic fiscal studies and all the studies necessary for the project.
The cabinet said in a report Friday that it has contacted the Suez Canal Authority, which totally dismissed such reports and stressed that navigation movement in the international waterway is regular and no collision whatsoever has occurred.
“The investments will be used to implement the authority’s development and expansion projects, despite the repercussions of the coronavirus crisis,” said Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala El-Said in the statement.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Monday urged developing Suez Canal, including its navigation course and other facilities, to strengthen its role in global trade, in a meeting with the chief of the Suez Canal Authority, the Egyptian Presidency said.
The launch took place at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen a/d IJssel, The Netherlands, and was witnessed, through the videoconference, by chairman of SCA Osama Rabei.2
He promised to exert more efforts to increase the revenues of the canal.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi appointed on Saturday Vice Admiral Osama Rabie as chairman of the Suez Canal Authority to succeed Vice Admiral Mohab Mamish.