Authorities began working Tuesday to determine how the Ever Givencontainer ship became stuck in the Suez Canal, a day after the large vessel was freed from its frozen position near the shoreline and traffic resumed through one of the world's most vital commercial waterways. Evergreen Marine Corporation, the ship's charterer on Thursday said that it was not responsible for delays of cargo it was transporting and dismissed the possibility of it paying compensation.
A spokesperson for Shoei Kisen Kasa, the Japanese firm that owns the Ever Given, told Bloomberg it would discuss compensation with the canal authority but declined to give further details.
A cargo ship sails through the town of Ismailia, Egypt, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 as traffic resumed through the Suez canal after it was blocked by a massive ship that had been stuck sideways for almost a week.
A great number of oil tankers had diverted away from the canal. Sailing via the Suez Canal reduces the distance between the ports in Mumbai and NY by over 3,200 nautical miles, compared to sailing around the Cape of Good Hope.
While die Suez Canal Authority announced yesterday that die Shipping is back to normal and 81 ships are sailing through the canal.
Egypt's Leth Agencies said yesterday that a total of 163 ships had transited the Suez Canal since its reopening and that 292 ships were now waiting.
The Evergreen management also exuded confidence that there will not be a dispute.
"In 40 years now, not a single case of dispute has happened between SCA and Evergreen", he said in an interview.
Derek Chauvin is on trial for George Floyd's death
Chauvin, who is white, was sacked by the city's police department the day after Floyd, an African American, died in custody. Martin said that when Floyd was inside the store buying cigarettes, he spoke so slowly "it would appear that he was high".
Former Trump attorney furious DOJ is investigating Matt Gaetz
He also claimed the probe was "rooted" in a $25 million extortion effort against his family. "So let's get all the information". Matt Gaetz said a DOJ investigation into whether he broke sex-trafficking laws is based on "lies" and "false" allegations.