News

Massive Container Ships Collide in Egypt’s Suez Canal

Massive Container Ships Collide in Egypt’s Suez Canal

Two large container ships have collided at the northern end of Egypt’s Suez Canal on Monday.

The collision, which delayed traffic through the global shipping trade route, occurred between the German MV Colombo Express and the Singaporean MV Maersk Tanjong.

According to Reuters, three containers from the Colombo Express were knocked into the see as a result of the collision.

The Canal Authority, however, stated that the ships suffered minimal damage and that the three containers had been retrieved.

The Authority added that shipping at the vital trade route was interrupted for three hours.

Egypt is constructing a new Suez Canal to allow greater volume of ships to pass through and to reap in greater economic benefits.

Are Copts Fleeing Egypt?
This film will battle a global epidemic prevalent in Egypt: sexual harassment

Subscribe to our newsletter


News

More in News

Saudi MFA: Temporary Umrah Pilgrimage Ban Due to Coronavirus Fears

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 27, 2020

VAT Increases on Local, Imported Tobacco Products

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 26, 2020

Three Days of National Mourning Declared Across Egypt to Mark Mubarak’s Death

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 25, 2020

Military Funeral to Be Held Tomorrow For Former President Mubarak

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 25, 2020

Former Egyptian President Mubarak Passes Away Aged 91

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 25, 2020

Egyptian Woman Receives 1 Million EGP Compensation Over HIV Transmission From Husband

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 24, 2020

Egypt to Propose New Strict Penalties for Female Genital Mutilation

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 22, 2020

UAE Honors Sir Magdi Yacoub and Donates 360 Million for New Cairo Heart Center

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 22, 2020