Amid dispute, Suez Canal blames ship’s grounding on speed, rudder

Published by
Reuters

By Aidan Lewis and Nadeen Ebrahim ISMAILIA, Egypt (Reuters) – The container ship that got stuck in the Suez Canal in March was struggling to steer because of its high speed and the size of its rudder, and could have chosen not to enter the waterway in bad weather, the canal authority’s head told Reuters. The comments by Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Chairman Osama Rabie on Thursday come amid a dispute over compensation with the owner and insurers of the Ever Given container ship, which is detained by court order in the canal nearly two months after it was dislodged. The Ever Given became jammed a…

Read More

Share this Story
Load More Related Articles
Load More In US News

Facebook Comments

Check Also

Lawyer saw no sign that software mogul McAfee would kill himself

Published by Reuters By Joan Faus BARCELONA (Reuters) ...

Archives