Traffic resumes on Suez Canal, all ships sail to destinations
Cairo: Hundreds of cargo ships, stranded on both sides of the Suez Canal, set sail after Evergreen sank.
According to the British news agency Reuters, the officials of the Suez Canal Authority said that out of 422 ships that were stranded due to the road closure, the last 61 ships also passed through the main trade route.
In this regard, the chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, Osama Rabi, while talking to the media last night, said that an investigation was launched on Wednesday to find out the cause of the crash of the Evergreen plane. The investigation is ongoing and we will announce the result in two days.
According to Suez Canal officials, a total of 85 ships had to cross the Suez Canal today, 24 of which arrived after the canal was reopened.
The Suez Canal, the world’s main seaway connecting the two seas, was closed on March 23 when a 400-meter-long cargo ship, the Evergreen, got stuck in it. I was brought out of the canal.
The Suez Canal remained closed for a week, causing a traffic jam on both sides of the canal, with 422 cargo ships waiting to open in the Mediterranean and Red Sea.