As per available information from SCA, Please be guided that a Bulk carrier ship (DWT: 11,488) with draft on about 14.5 mtrs (even keel) has a blackout during transit on the canal at 67 KM on about 12.09 HRS LT Oct. 04th/2017.
Mentioned vessel was number (16) in Southbound Convoy.
All of Southbound & Northbound convoy vessels not effected with mentioned vessel incident. i.e. no any Vessel been detained.
Suez Canal tugs got engaged immediately and escorted the ship to bitter lakes (Ismailia).
All convoy keep transit as normally, and no further info released till this moment about the vessel status.
No Damages information released, and no delays for today’s Southbound and Northbound convoy.
We will keep you updated in due course if any additional information released.