EVER GIVEN Departed from the Suez Canal Last Wednesday.
Evergreen Line was notified that, after more than 100 days held in the Suez Canal, EVER GIVEN was finally allowed to sail.
The approximately 400 meters giant, with a capacity of over 20,000TEU, was released after the owners, the Japanese company Shoei Kisen Kaisha, and the Suez Canal Authority reached an agreement regarding the compensation to be paid. The value, which was initially at US$ 916 million, ended up being reduced to US$ 550 million.
According to the information provided by the company that owns the containership to Evergreen, EVER GIVEN departed the Great Bitter Lake in the Suez Canal and arrived safely at Port Said. Here it will be inspected and as soon as it obtains the seaworthiness certificate, it will depart towards Rotterdam, where it is to be expected on July 23rd.
Evergreen appreciates the efforts of all interested parties and will keep in close contact with the owner of EVER GIVEN so that the ship can resume its voyage.