The technical manager of the MV Ever Given, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM), has provide its latest update in the ongoing effort to refloat the ship from the southern end of the Suez Canal. Here are some of the highlights.
As has been reported extensively, the ship ran aground around 7 a.m. local time near kilometer-marker 151 on Tuesday, March 23, 2021. The canal has been blocked to ship traffic ever since.
A team of expert salvors from Smit Salvage have been appointed and are now at the vessel, with salvage operations being coordinated by the Suez Canal Authority, according to BSM.
“The focus now is on dredging to remove sand and mud from around the port side of the vessel’s bow.
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