Do You Remember ‘The Ever Given’ From The Suez Canal Incident ?

Do You Remember ‘The Ever Given’ From The Suez Canal Incident ?

Many of you may not even know what the ‘Ever Given’ Is

The Ever Given is one of the largest container ships in the world. The ship is owned by Shoei Kisen Kaisha, and is time chartered and operated by container transportation and shipping company Evergreen Marine, headquartered in Luzhu District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan.

It’s the infamous ship that which was stuck in the Suez Canal for almost a week until its owners agreed to pay up to $1 billion in compensation. According to London-based financial firm Revenitiv , the Egyptian state lost transit fees worth $95 million because of the blockage.

This unlocked a myriad of memes surrounding the situation.

 

As per yesterday, we have been informed that the infamous ship is being detained in Egypt

“The vessel will remain here until investigations are complete and compensation is paid,” said SCA head Lt. Gen. Osama Rabie, according to the Wall Street Journal. “We hope for a speedy agreement [and] the minute they agree to compensation, the vessel will be allowed to move.”

We at Globeflight Kenya are watching the situation keenly and will keep our clients adequately posted. We are your go to logistics guys in the seas or the skies!

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