Thursday, September 9, 2021
coral crystal suez canal

Déjà Vu: Bulk Carrier Suffers ‘Temporary Delinquency’ Incident In Suez Canal

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) is investigating an incident involving a bulk carrier in the Suez Canal, which was quickly handled by SCA tugs and navigation was resumed. The incident...

September 9, 2021
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hospital ship Global Mercy in Suez Canal
Maritime News

Suez Canal Gives Free Passage To World’s Newest Hospital Ship

The Suez Canal has donated free passage to the world’s newest hospital ship Mercy Ships’ newbuild Global Mercy. The ship is currently on the last leg of her journey to the...

September 9, 2021
Total Views: 4916

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

EVER ACE, The World’s Largest Containership, Transits The Suez Canal

Ever Ace, the world’s largest containership, transited the Suez Canal for the first time August 28, 2021. Ever Ace, built in 2021 for the Taiwanese shipping company Evergreen Marine Corporation,...

August 31, 2021
Total Views: 6783

Monday, August 16, 2021
svitzer tugs assisting ever given

Two Additional Svitzer Tugs to Join Suez Canal Fleet

Global towage provider Svitzer has extended its contract with the Suez Canal Authority to include two additional tugs, providing the waterway with additional towing power. Svitzer has been operating in...

August 16, 2021
Total Views: 2643

Saturday, July 24, 2021
United Shipbuilding Corporation CEO Alexei Rakhmanov.
Maritime News

Putin Reviews New Short Sea Shipping Plans To Bypass Suez Canal

This week Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the country’s shipbuilding executives to review plans to prioritize short sea shipping with the hope of bypassing the Suez Canal. “We are...

July 24, 2021
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Friday, July 23, 2021
tanker in suez canal

Top Secret Israeli Oil Pipeline To Bypass Suez Canal

By Amy Teibel (Bloomberg) Israel’s new government will reexamine a deal to ship oil from the United Arab Emirates via a top-secret Israeli pipeline bypassing the Suez Canal, the energy minister...

July 23, 2021
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Sunday, July 11, 2021
NASA Space photo of Suez Canal

Suez Canal Revenue Hits Record $5.84 Billion

by Yousry Mohamed (Reuters) How much does the Suez Canal make each year? Egypt’s Suez Canal revenue rose to a record $5.84 billion in its 2020-21 financial year (July-June), up...

July 11, 2021
Total Views: 4522

Wednesday, July 7, 2021
containership Ever Given Departs Suez Canal

Ever Given Departs Suez Canal After 106 Days

By Nadeen Ebrahim ISMAILIA, Egypt, July 7 (Reuters) – The Ever Given, one of the world’s largest container ships, resumed its journey and left the Suez Canal on Wednesday, 106...

July 7, 2021
Total Views: 4749

Monday, July 5, 2021
Stranded container ship Ever Given, one of the world's largest container ships, is seen after it ran aground, in Suez Canal

Deal Reached for Ever Given to Depart Suez on Wednesday

By Yousry Mohamed (Reuters) The owners and insurers of the Ever Given container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March said on Sunday a formal settlement had been agreed...

July 5, 2021
Total Views: 5329

Thursday, June 24, 2021
Ever Given Suez Canal
Maritime News

Egypt Expects To Sign Ever Given Deal Next Week

By Abdel Latif Wahba (Bloomberg) Egypt expects to finalize an agreement next week for compensation over the giant ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March, according to the waterway’s...

June 24, 2021
Total Views: 2442

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
ever given refloated
Maritime News

Agreement in Principle Reached for Release of Ever Given

ISMAILIA, June 23 (Reuters) – The owners and insurers of a giant cargo ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March have reached agreement in principle in a compensation dispute...

June 23, 2021
Total Views: 11170

Friday, May 28, 2021
maersk emerald

‘Maersk Emerald’ Briefly Grounds in Suez Canal, Triggering Flashbacks of Ever Given

A 366-meter-long containership grounded in the Suez Canal on Friday, but was refloated and ship traffic was able to continue through the waterway. The ship is identified as the 366-meter-long...

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 24034

Thursday, May 27, 2021
Satellite image of Ever Given Aground

Suez Canal Head Blames Ever Given Grounding on Speed, Rudder

By Aidan Lewis and Nadeen Ebrahim ISMAILIA, Egypt, May 27 (Reuters) – The container ship that got stuck in the Suez Canal in March was struggling to steer because of...

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 6792

Sunday, May 16, 2021
ever given aerial

Suez Canal Begins Dredging Wider Southern Section

CAIRO, May 15 (Reuters) – The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has started dredging work to extend a second lane that allows for two-way traffic in a southern section of the...

May 16, 2021
Total Views: 3649

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Satellite image of Ever Given Aground

Suez Canal Chief Says Southern Stretch to Be Expanded

AIRO, May 11 (Reuters) – The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) plans to expand and deepen the southern stretch of the waterway where a container ship became jammed and blocked traffic...

May 11, 2021
Total Views: 1784

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
containership ever-given-free-in the SUEZ CANAL

ABS Clears Ever Given To Sail

The technical manager of the containership Ever Given that became stuck in the Suez Canal last month said on Wednesday that the vessel was fit for onward passage but remains at...

April 14, 2021
Total Views: 9784

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
ever given in great bitter lake

Suez Canal Authority Holding Ever Given Over $916 Million Compensation Claim

By Yusri Mohamed and Jonathan Saul CAIRO, April 13 (Reuters) – A ship that blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week in March is being held in the waterway...

April 13, 2021
Total Views: 4598

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Suez Canal Weighing Expanding Southern Channel, Chairman Says

By Nadeen Ebrahim and Patrick Werr ISMAILIA, Egypt, April 6 (Reuters) – The Suez Canal Authority is considering expanding the southern section of the waterway where the container ship Ever...

April 6, 2021
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Suez Canal Traffic Briefly Stopped as Oil Tanker Loses Power

By Jack Wittels and Salma El Wardany (Bloomberg) — Traffic through Egypt’s Suez Canal was briefly halted on Tuesday, just two weeks after a giant container ship ran aground and blocked the waterway...

April 6, 2021
Total Views: 4096

Thursday, April 1, 2021
containership in suez canal

Suez Canal Urged to Upgrade Quickly to Avoid Future Disruption

By Jonathan Saul and Patrick Werr CAIRO, April 1 (Reuters) – Egypt’s Suez Canal must move quickly to upgrade its technical infrastructure if it is to avoid future shipping disruption, shipping industry sources said,...

April 1, 2021
Total Views: 4660