Another Evergreen’s giant boxship tries its luck through Suez Canal

Ever Act, the sister vessel of one of the world’s largest containerships Ever Ace owned by Taiwanese shipping company Evergreen Marine, has successfully transited the Suez Canal, the canal’s authority revealed. The Suez Canal Authority (SCA), following its protocols for … Read More

Ever Given to drop Hamburg port call due to “safety concerns”

The containership Ever Given, which left Egyptian waters on 13 July, will not make its usual Hamburg port call “because of concerns surrounding navigation safety,” ship’s operator Evergreen revealed in a statement. As informed, the cargo planned to be discharged in … Read More

How the Suez Canal was saved VIDEO

TomoNews has released this amazing video named “How the Suez Canal was saved”. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences [embedded content] With a length of 400 meters and a width of nearly 60 meters, the 20,000TEU … Read More

GAC: Two tankers run aground in Suez Canal

Two tankers ran aground in the Suez Canal this morning, GAC Egypt informed. One is reported to have been successfully refloated while work is continuing to refloat the second.  “As per information received, a 107,505 DWT ballast oil tanker ship … Read More

Report: Egypt to seek over $1 billion in compensation for Suez blockage

 Egypt will ask for over $1 billion in compensation for damages caused by the grounding of Ever Given and the resulting blockage of the Suez Canal last week, Reuters reports citing Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Chairman Osama Rabie as saying to … Read More

Update: Ever Given being towed for technical inspection

This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences [embedded content] Grounded container vessel Ever Given has been fully refloated and is being towed to the Great Bitter Lakes region for its technical examination, Boskalis subsidiary SMIT … Read More

The ripple effect on trade of one giant ship stuck in Suez

Ever Given made headlines yesterday following its grounding in one of the key bloodlines of the global trade, namely the Suez Canal. Specifically, 12% of world trade takes place through the Suez Canal, and estimates from Bloomberg indicate that the … Read More

One of the world’s largest containerships blocks Suez Canal

A 20,000 TEU containership has run aground in the Suez Canal blocking passage for ships in both directions. The vessel in question has been identified as Ever Given, chartered by Taiwanese shipping company Evergreen Marine Corporation. The Panama-flagged vessel suffered … Read More