Owner Of The Ship Blocking Suez Wants To Share The Compensation With The Owners Of The Cargo
Japanese Shoei Kisen, the owner of the cargo ship, requested that the owners of approximately 18,000 containers on the cargo ship take over a part of the compensation of approximately $ 916 million which covers the damages caused by the ship.
The firm reminded that until an agreement with the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) was reached, the cargo ship was held in “Great Bitter Lake”, known as the transit lane on the canal route.
Operated by the Taiwanese firm “Evergreen” was sailing to Rotterdam Port, the 400-meter-long ship was caught in a sandstorm on the canal road on March 24.
After the storm, the Panama-flagged cargo ship went 6 kilometers north of the southern entrance of the canal, crashed into the shore and got stuck in the canal.
After the works, SCA announced on March 29 that the efforts to float the giant cargo ship were successfully completed and the canal was opened to maritime traffic.
It was announced that the condition of the 25 Indian crew on the ship, which was kept in Great Bitter Lake, was good and that there was enough food on the ship.
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