Tag Archives: Suez

Cosco Portugal leaves the berth and gathers way; 1 August 2019

366 metre container ship Cosco Portugal leaves berth 9 at Felixstowe, and gathers way, heading back towards the Far East to complete this rotation.

Maersk Hangzhou sails for Suez, 27 July 2018

2018-built container ship Maersk Hangzhou sails from the port of Felixstowe, heading back towards the Far East via the Suez Canal. Filmed 27 July 2018.

Maersk Shams grounds in Suez Canal, 5th July 2016

10,000 TEU boxship Maersk Shams ran aground while transiting the Suez Canal, 5th July 2016.

Egypt’s first trial run on New Suez Canal:

Egypt began Saturday the first trial run of its “new Suez canal,” officials and state media said, ahead of the formal inauguration of the new shipping route next month. Dubbed…

Hanjin Green Earth catches fire south of Suez Canal

The Suez Canal Authority said that the 13,000-teu Hanjin Green Earth was 48 km to the south of the canal when some containers caught fire. The flames were extinguished after…

Susan Maersk grounding closes Suez for several hours on 18th Apl 2015

Europe-bound container ship Susan Maersk went aground whilst in the Suez Canal on Saturday morning, causing delays on the main East-West cargo route.

Cosco Asia under attack; Maersk Kampala in fire incident

Container ship Cosco Asia came under attack from “terrorist eleents” while transiting the Suez canal, and in a separate incident, Maersk Kampala suffered a fire in 2 containers stacked in…