Ultra Large Containership Runs Aground


An Ultra Large Container Ship ran aground in the morning November 26 while transiting Canal in southern direction, near Al Ismailiya, reports Maritime Bulletin.

Hapag-Lloyd vessel

The vessel, AL MURAYKH, belongs to Hapag-Lloyd. The vessel refloated soon after grounding with turgs assistance, and taken to Bitter Lakes, where she seems to be anchored at around 1200 UTC.

During the time of refloating and towage, northbound convoy was stopped and anchored in Bitter Lake.

Vessel Information

Container ship AL MURAYKH, IMO 9708863, dwt 199744, capacity 18800 TEU, built 2015, flag Malta, manager Hapag-Lloyd (Ex- UNITED ARAB SHIPPING CO DUBAI).

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Source: Maritime Bulletin


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