Egyptian court delays hearing in Suez compensation case

Saturday, an Egyptian court adjourned the trial of Ever Given, which ran aground in the Suez Canal in March. The shipowner and canal authority continue to disagree on compensation.

Photo: Mohamed Abd El Ghany/REUTERS / X02738

Wind made it difficult to control container vessel Ever Given when it passed through the Suez Canal in March, where it ran aground and put a halt to a large part of global trade.

It took just under a week to refloat the vessel, but two month later, the megaship has yet to leave the canal due to compensation claims from the Suez Canal Authority, SCA.

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