First, it was stuck successful the constrictive Suez Canal transition for days, then, it was released pursuing a marathon budging operation and present the mega-ship EVER GIVEN has been impounded by the section authorities for not paying for the damages. Satellite images supplied to India Today TV by Maxar Technologies amusement the impounded elephantine instrumentality vessel dwarfing different vessels successful the Great Bitter Lake adjacent the Suez Canal. "Ever Given was seized owed to its nonaccomplishment to wage $900 million" compensation, Suez Canal Authority main Osama Rabie was quoted by Al-Ahram, Egypt’s-run newspaper.
EVER GIVEN vessel anchored successful the northeastern conception of Egypt’s Great Bitter Lake/ Satellite representation ©2021 Maxar Technologies via India Today
Space steadfast Maxar imaged the full Suez Canal stretching implicit 5,070 sq km with its GeoEye-1 satellite. The seized Ever Given was seen anchorage successful the canal's Great Bitter Lake —the ample assemblage of h2o that separates the bluish and confederate sections of the Suez canal.
Overview of the full Suez Canal / Satellite representation ©2021 Maxar Technologies via India Today
Close up of the EVER GIVEN vessel anchored successful the northeastern conception of Egypt’s Great Bitter Lake/ Satellite representation ©2021 Maxar Technologies via India Today
Last month, it took a herculean effort lasting up to six days, to escaped the 220,000-ton mega-ship that had diagonally stuck successful the Suez. According to tribunal submissions by the Canal authorities, the compensation fig was calculated based connected the losses incurred by the grounded vas arsenic good arsenic the flotation and attraction costs. The vessel reportedly has a 25 Indian unit connected board. “The vas is present officially impounded,” Lt Gen Osama Rabie told Egypt’s nationalist broadcaster connected Wednesday.