Ever Given owner makes counter-offer in Suez Canal dispute

The large container vessel Ever Given is still being held in the Suez Canal area after running aground in March, and the owner of the ship has now submitted a new compensation offer.

Loaded with 18,300 containers, "Ever Given" ran aground in the Suez Canal in March. | Photo: Mohamed Abd El Ghany/REUTERS / X02738

The owner of container vessel Ever Given, which ran aground and blocked the Suez Canal in March, has made a new compensation offer to the Egyptian authority, says the lawyer representing the Suez Canal Authority, SCA.

SCA's response to the offer has yet to be announced.

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