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ٍSuez Canal : The channel’s navigation continues to be regular

ِAdmiral Osama Rabie: Crossing of 57 ships from both directions, with a net tonnage of 3.4 million tons

Admiral Osama Rabie, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, stated that the navigation movement in the canal operates on a regular basis, as the navigational reports record, today, Thursday, the crossing of 57 ships from both directions, with a total net tonnage of 3.4 million tons, and the number of ships transiting from the north direction is 32 ships with a total A net tonnage of 2 million tons, and from the south, 25 ships pass through the new waterway of the canal, with a total net tonnage of 1.4 million tons.

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Admiral Osama Rabie sent a message of reassurance regarding the regularity of navigation in the canal at its normal rates, stressing that the authority has the necessary rescue expertise and the necessary navigational and technical insurance capabilities to deal professionally with potential emergencies,

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Referring in this regard to the authority’s success in dealing professionally with a technical malfunction. Suddenly at the helm of one of the ships passing through the canal, the Crude Oil Tanker AFFINITY,V which ran at 141 kilometres, numbering channel, caused the ship to lose the ability to steer and then ran aground.

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The Chairman of the authority explained that immediately after the accident, a crisis management committee was formed and 5 locomotives were pushed, led by the locomotive, Izzat Adel, with a tensile force of 160 tons, to deal quickly with the situation and float the ship, pointing out that the ship resumed its crossing through the canal again with the help of the authority’s locomotives until it arrived safely at the Suez draft

The ship is 2,252 meters long and 45 meters wide, with a tonnage of 64,000 tons. It crossed the canal in the northern convoy, on its journey from Portugal to Saudi Arabia.

Stated the official spokesman for the Suez Canal Authority George Safwat

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