Container ship stranded in Suez Canal evacuated: report

Sharing is Important
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

There are reports that a cargo ship stranded in the Suez Canal has been evacuated. In the video posted on social media on Monday, it can be seen that the route of the canal is open due to the rear end of the Ever Given ship.

At the same time, news agency Reuters has written that according to InchCap Shipping Services, this huge ship, trapped in the Suez Canal for about a week, has now started to float again and work is going on to make it in a standable condition.

ALSO READ: Gujarat: 1100 Workers Lost Their Lives Due To Accidents In Two Years

InchCap, which provides global maritime services, said on Twitter, the ship started to float again at 4.30 am local time and is now in full operation. There are reports that a cargo vessel stranded in the Suez Canal has been evacuated.

READ:  12 people killed in West Bengal violence, allegations against BJP-TMC

The ship-tracking service vesselfinder has changed the status of the ship on its website and has now written that the ship is on the way.

The 400-meter-long Ever Given ship was stuck diagonally in the Suez Canal amid strong winds on Tuesday. Because of this, there was a situation of traffic jams on this shortest ship route between Europe and Asia

At least 369 ships were waiting for the canal to open. Suez Canal Authority (SCA) chairman Osama Rabi told Egyptian Extra News on Sunday that there were several cargo ships, oil tankers and ships carrying ANG or LPG gas.

READ:  Covid's havoc 12 hours, 40 KM wanders, no hospital gave treatment, died in ambulance

ALSO READ: Param Bir Singh Moves SC For CBI Probe Against Deshmukh

Egyptian Lath Agencies, which provide transit services in Suez, tweeted that the ship has been partially re-floated, with official confirmation pending from the Suez Canal Authority.

At the same time, according to Reuters, the price of crude oil has come down after the news of the ship started to float again.

ALSO READ: 67th National Film Awards: Kangana National Award For Best Actress

The Suez Canal Authority had earlier said in a statement that the work of pulling the ship out has been resumed. On Sunday, the teams engaged in the efforts to evacuate had speeded up their work.

After long efforts by tugboats and dredgers, a great success has been achieved in getting the ship out.

After failing to evacuate the ship for several days, the Canal Administration on Sunday began preparations to remove about 20,000 containers from the ship to reduce weight.

READ:  Compulsory testing of all incoming passengers to J&K

You can connect with Ground Report on FacebookTwitter and Whatsapp, and mail us at GReport2018@gmail.com to send us your suggestions and writeups