The Suez Canal Authority is seeking $1bn in damages © Getty Images
The Suez Canal Authority is seeking $1bn in damages © Getty Images

Ever Given operator considers options after ship arrested

20 April 2021

The operator of the Ever Given ship that blocked the Suez Canal is exploring the possibility of treating the vessel and its cargo separately after the ship was arrested.

Evergreen Line’s chartered ship has been arrested by the Court in Egypt after its Japanese owners Shoei Kisen Kaisha received a claim from the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) for almost $1bn in damages.

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