The Suez Canal in Ismailia, Egypt, on Thursday, March 25, 2021.
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Bulk provider Glory ran aground in the Suez Canal on Monday early morning, according to shipping firm Leth, which stated efforts to refloat the vessel were underway.
Live map information from maritime intelligence supplier MarineTraffic suggest the vessel was passing through the Suez Canal since 6 hours back. The ship is cruising under the flag of the Marshall Islands, according to MarineTraffic and VesselFinder.
Arabic news channel Al-Arabiya pointed out Osama Rabie, chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, as stating that the ship had actually run aground however was being drifted, according to a Google translation. He included that the grounded was not impacting navigation through the waterway, the report stated.
The Suez canal is among the world’s crucial waterways, with its 120 miles hosting 30% of worldwide shipping container traffic and 12% of all worldwide trade worth about $1 trillion every year.
In March 2021, a huge 220,000- heap tanker called Ever Given got stuck throughout the Suez Canal for 6 days, triggering its longest-ever closure due to a ship and holding up some $60 billion of trade.”
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