Authorities in Suez Canal discuss compensation with Ever Given's owner

Authorities in the Suez Canal are negotiating financial compensation with Japanese Shoei Kisen Kaisha for possible damage caused by megaship Ever Given throughout the nearly seven day blockage of the Suez Canal, writes the Associated Press.

Megaship Ever Given after it was refloated in the Suez Canal on March 29, 2021. Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

Egyptian authorities in the Suez Canal have started negotiations with Japanese Shoei Kisen Kaisha, owner of world-famous megaship Ever Given, for financial compensation.

The negotiations are confirmed by Osama Rabie, Head of the Suez Canal Authority, SCA, to the Associated Press.

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