In the clip: A gust of wind blows. Morethan 200,000 tons of 'marine cargo' stranded in Suez Canal.
AGENT - The 220,000-ton cargo vessel Ever Given ran aground at the southern end of the Suez Canal on Tuesday (March 23), caused by gusts of wind.
Efforts have been made to make the 220,000-ton and 400-meter-long freighter the largest ever. It floated again, but was unsuccessful.
in the previous report It pointed out that Merchant's ship capsized due to power shortages. But an Evergreen Marine Corp executive said in an interview with AFP that the ship abruptly ran aground due to high winds.”
“The company has called on the ship's owner to report the cause of the accident. and have discussed with all concerned parties including the Suez Canal port to rescue the ships as quickly as possible.”
The Egyptian Meteorological Agency said strong winds came from a desert storm in the area on Tuesday, with gusts reaching speeds of up to 50 km/h.
The ship's commander Bernhard Schulte said: Everyone on board is fine. No injuries or pollution problems were reported.
The Ever Given is one of the new types of ultra-large ULCS vessels. some of which are too large to pass through the Panama Canal. which is a corridor across the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean
The Ever Given, loaded with hundreds of containers Depart from China heading to Rotterdam. netherlands Operated by Taiwan's Evergreen shipping company, the hull is registered in Panama.
Another angle taken from the merchant ship Maersk Denver shows the size of Everest Giveven so large that the enclosed tug of the Egyptian port of the Suez Canal is immediately much smaller. Egypt failed to bring the ship back afloat.
And the problem of stranded ships immediately disrupted traffic in the Suez Canal at one end of the exit. Bulk tankers from Saudi Arabia, Russia, Oman and the United States. are facing water traffic problems.
The Ever Given is part of a convoy traveling north of the Suez Canal.
“The accident was the fifth ship in the convoy heading north. No previous ships were affected, but 15 were later confined to a suitable mooring area awaiting clearing within the canal. Convoys heading south are also quarantined,” said a statement from shipping company GAC.