Text and photos by FleetMonUltra Large Container Vessel EVER GIVEN ran aground in Suez Canal north of Suez, at around 0600 UTC Mar 23, shortly after entering Canal in northbound convoy. As of 1440 UTC Mar 23, the giant ship was still aground with tugs attempting to refloat her. Traffic reportedly, is blocked in both directions. EVER GIVEN is en route from Yantian China to Rotterdam.
Video Giant Container Ship EVER GIVEN grounded and blocked Suez canal
published on 24 March 2021
Giant Container Ship EVER GIVEN grounded and blocked Suez canal AIS data shows the MV Ever Given is stuck sideways within the canal, preventing ships from passing in either direction,Several tugs have been on scene for several hours working to dislodge the ship ,An ultra-large containership is aground and blocking ship traffic in the Suez Canal
Video Stuck at sea: Mega cargo ship wedged in Suez Canal causes traffic jam
published on 25 March 2021
Article Request from the American Pilots’ Association to State Pilotage Authorities Regarding Pilot Safety
by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 20 February 2020
Article Docking Pilot’s Actions Cited in Probable Cause of Allision
published on 26 November 2020
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by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 6 August 2020
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Video AIS track grounding of Shahraz and Samutra Sakhdil in Singapore Strait - May 10 2020
published on 9 September 2020
Grounding container vessel Shahraz and MV Samudra Sakti in Singapore Strait May 10 2020
MV "Shahraz" and MV "Samudra Sakti I" had run aground to the shallow Batu Berhanti in the Indonesian territorial waters within 6 minutes, which is surveyed with minimum water depths of 8.3 m in the northern part and up to 0.5 m in the southern part . It is located south of TSS Singapore Strait’s eastbound traffic lane.
A chain of events which must be described as extra ordinary rarity....