SUEZ, KOMPAS.com – Efforts are underway to float Ever Given, the 400 meter long vessel that has blocked Suez Canal in Egypt since Tuesday (23/3/2021).
The dredgers cleared sand and mud from around the bow of the ship. In addition, tugboats and cranes were deployed to move ships.
On Thursday (25/3/2021), Shoei Kinsen as the company that owns the giant cargo ship apologized because the incident had blocked traffic on the canal.
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It is said that the company is doing its best together with local related parties to solve the problem, the task of controlling it is very difficult.
A large container ship ran aground on the Suez Canal after being pushed by a strong gust of wind on Tuesday (23/3/2021).
Tugboats were used to try to move the 200,000 tonne Ever Given ship.
The dredgers cleared sand and mud from around the bow of the Ever Given ship.
More than 150 ships lined up through the Suez Canal until Thursday (25/3/2020).
Satellite imagery shows the giant ship Ever Given blocking the Suez Canal.
On Wednesday (24/3/2021), a number of Suez Canal Authority officials visited the ship that ran aground to plan a rescue operation.
The stranded ship can be seen from an agricultural area near the Suez Canal.
Last year, the Suez Canal was passed by an average of 51.5 ships per day.
The Suez Canal, in this picture taken in 2017, has a length of 193 kilometers and includes three natural lakes.
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