Suez Canal, a major sea route connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea through the Isthmus of Suez and dividing Africa and Asia.
On 23rd March 2021, a Panama-flagged container ship named Ever Given, operated by Evergreen Marine, got stuck from both sides of the Canal.
Ever Given, is a 400-meter long container ship. It is one of the biggest container ships in the world. It is a Japanese Ship started on 2018.
On 23 March 2021, while traveling from Tanjung Pelepas, Malaysia to Rotterdam, Netherlands, the ship got stuck in the Canal, blocking it for six days.
Current status of Suez Canal blocking
Ever Given was blocking the world’s most busiest trade route since last six days.
At present the giant container ship Ever Given is floating again but that does not means that it is sailing again and moving towards its destination.
The giant ship is only pulled from the Canal Block, it will be moved forward and will be kept in the waiting area in the wider area of the Canal.
The ship has only been oriented or tilted upto 80% of its moving direction.
A total of 11 tug boats were used to move the huge conatiner ship.
It will start moving once the water flow increases at 11:30 at its local time.
At present approx 369 ships are waiting for the Canal to be reopened again.
All these situation is leading to a Millions of dollars loss in a week because each day of the blockade could be costing global trade some $6-10 billion, according to a study published Friday by German insurer Allianz.
The lenghth of the Ship Stucked in the Suez Canal is 399.94 metre that is 1312 feet 2 inch.
The name of the Ship stucked in Suez Canal is Ever Given which is operated by EverGreen Marine.
Shoei Kisen Kaisha, a japanese industrialist is the owner of the Conatiner Ship Ever Given.
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