Ever Given: Ship that blocked Suez Canal has since been held by Canal authorities, they wanted 916 million dollars
After demanding 916 USD initially, the canal authorities had later lowered the demand amount to 550 million. A final settlement is expected to be reached soon.
The Indian Crew onboard Ever Given ship may face legal action by the Suez Canal authorities, says a TOI report.
The 400-metre (430-yard) long Ever Given was successfully re-floated at 4.30 am local time (0230 GMT) and was being secured, Inchcape, a global provider of marine services, said on Twitter.
The Yellow Fleet: When Suez Canal was blocked for 8 years forcing 14 ships to remain stranded on the water
It took eight years, two wars and external pressure from prominent nations to end an eight-years-long traffic jam at Suez Lake
The ship was on its way from China to Rotterdam, Netherlands, when it ran aground in the Suez Canal after being reportedly hit by a strong "gust of wind"