World Ship traffic in the Suez channel started again
Suez Canal blockage: Investigators analyzing Ever Given's black box that could hold key to costly grounding
The investigation into the grounding of a massive container ship that blocked access to the Suez Canal has turned to the black box on the Ever Given.Osama Rabie, chairman of Suez Canal Authority, said an analysis of the ship's data is underway and should provide crucial details surrounding the grounding. An initial report on the costly accident could be released this week, he said.
After days of logade through a crossed giant freighter, there is ship movement again in the Suezkanal. By 6 o'clock Mesz to the morning, 113 ships should leave their waiting positions and cross the channel, Osama Rabie, head of the canal authority, said, according to media reports.
The first ships had already recorded course at the early Monday night. According to Rabies words, "around the clock" is now being worked on the jam of nearly 370 ships, which waited on both sides of the channel because of the blockade on Reede.
Despite the end of the blockade, it may take several days, according to shipping companies until the entire queue will have dissolved. Rabie said the backwater should be dissolved as possible within four days. Due to the blockade, the Channel Authority has lost up to $ 14 million daily (around 11.9 million euros) to revenue.
Energy, retail, and food: Ever Given blockage threatens supply chains
Global trade has been unsettled after a massive container vessel became wedged in the Suez Canal and blocked passage, possibly for weeks to come. © Provided by Washington Examiner The 200,000-ton behemoth known as Ever Given ran aground earlier this week when a powerful sandstorm packing winds in excess of 45 mph buffeted the ship and caused it to become lodged between the banks of the critical passageway. Since the incident, officials have been working to dislodge the vessel, although estimates about how long that might take vary from days to weeks.
The container ship "Ever Given" was completely fleeted on Monday afternoon. According to the salvation company Boskalis, helper had caused around 30,000 cubic meters of sand away. The Dutch company had supported Egypt in the exposure of the crossed freighter.
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Also the shipping service provider Leth Agencies reported on the successful recovery of the huge freighter. The 400 meter long ship moved after the recovery for the first time out of its own power on the canal, as a photographer of the German Press Agency observed. Sirens accompanied the ride.
The "Ever Given" should be examined after the salvage on the Great Bittersee at the northern end of the Suez Canal. When you can continue your trip to Rotterdam, was initially unclear. Rabie said, first of all, the examination of the incident must be completely completed. The freighter, who has about the size of the Empire State Buildings in New York, was on Tuesday of last week because of a sandstorm on ground.
The German industry had warned about the blockade against bottlenecks and pressure on their supply chains. Among other things, the Suezkanal is an important trade route for the chemical and auto industry.
The Suezkanal connects the Mediterranean with the Red Sea and thus offers the shortest path between Asia and Europe. In 2020, according to the channel authority almost 19,000 ships carried out the waterway.
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Egypt's first female sea captain says she was skewered on social media although she was working on a ship hundreds of miles from the Ever Given.The controversy comes as the canal authority announced that the backup of ships was finally cleared Saturday, 11 days after the Ever Given became wedged across a narrow section of the canal and six days after the ship was freed.