“The company has urged the shipowner to report the cause of the incident and has been in discussions with relevant parties including the canal management authority to assist the ship as soon as possible.”
The Panama-flagged ship is a 400-metre (1,300) long vessel. It swerved and got stuck in a sandstorm on Tuesday.
The Ever Given vessel ran aground diagonally across the single-lane stretch of the southern canal on Tuesday morning after losing the ability to steer amid high winds and a dust storm, the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said in a statement.
Seven liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers are being diverted away from the Suez Canal after traffic was suspended through the key waterway where a large container ship has been stuck since Tuesday, data intelligence firm Kpler said on Friday.
The MV Ever Given, which is longer than four football fields, has been wedged diagonally across the span of the canal since Tuesday, blocking the waterway in both directions.
Marwa negated she had been commanding the cargo ship MV EVER GIVEN causing it to lodge sideways while crossing the Suez Canal.
Some ships are too big to sail just as some corporations and financial institutions are too big to fail. Both massive ships and businesses do, of course, fail simply because they are too big. This is certainly the case of the Japanese-owned Ever Given container
Global trade has been hit hard after a container ship got stuck in the Suez Canal, the waterway that connects Europe and Asia. The 400 metre (430 yard) long Ever Given became wedged diagonally across a southern section
Brent oil was down $1.38, or 2.1%, at $63.19 a barrel by 05:11 GMT while US crude fell 1.48 cents, or 2.4%, to $59.49 a barrel.