In armed conflict and in daily life, ships have become an integral part of modern commercial and military systems. Fishing boats are used by millions of fishermen throughout the world. Military forces operate vessels for naval warfare and to transport and support forces ashore. Commercial vessels, nearly 35,000 in number, carried 7.4billion tons of cargo in 2007. As of 2011, there are about 104,304 ships with IMO numbers in the world.
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Egyptian authorities have seized the container ship that blocked the Suez Canal last month in an effort to get over $900 million in compensation for the weeklong shutdown of the waterway ... The court order for the seizure claimed the ship’s owners failed to pay $900 million, according to Egyptian state media.
Explaining what the ‘arrest’ of a ship means, National Shipping Board (NSB) member Captain Sanjay Prashar said the vessel with its cargo would not be allowed to sail further until the compensation was paid or the issue settled. “When a ship is formally arrested, the seafarers are placed under house arrest.
Taiwanese liner Evergreen today confirmed that the 20,388 teu Ever Given has been arrested by a court in Egypt this week. The giant, near full ship is in the Great Bitter Lake with a crew of 25 onboard, weeks after it ran aground, blocking the Suez Canal. The ship is operated by Evergreen and owned by Japan’s Shoei Kisen Kaisha.
Since August 2018, a number of citizens of Balkan states have been arrested abroad for trafficking in drugs, by private jet, cargo ship and boat ... five tons of cocaine on board a cargo ship destined for Greece and arrested several Montenegrin crew members for drug trafficking.
The ship's insurer criticized the court's decision to arrest the vessel and called the compensation claims "extraordinarily large ... According to Kyodo, the insurer had notified Shoei Kisen about the requested amount several days ago, before the court made the decision to arrest the vessel.
The UK Club, an insurer of the ship, said the demand is "largely unsupported." ... The Ever Given's insurer said it was "disappointed" by the Suez Canal Authority's decision to "arrest" the ship until it's paid nearly $1 billion after the vessel blocked all shipping traffic for six days in March.
Egypt’s move underscores the legal complications following the container vessel’s grounding on March 23rd, which closed the canal for six days and heavily disrupted shipping markets ... The manager of the ship, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement, said it was “extremely disappointed” with the arrest of the ship.
Maritime solutions provider, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (), the of the container ‘Ever Given’ has said it was ‘extremely disappointed about the decision of the (SCA) to arrest the ship ... The ship was arrested on April 13 ... (SCA) began arrest procedures against the vessel.
Egypt’s move underscores the legal complications after the container vessel’s grounding on March 23, which closed the canal for six days and roiled shipping markets ... The manager of the ship, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM), said it is “extremely disappointed” with the arrest of the ship.
Since then the ship has been under investigation ... “We are disappointed at comments by the Suez Canal Authority that the ship will be held in until compensation is paid, and that her crew will be unable to leave the vessel during this time, UK P&I club said in a statement on April 13 confirming the arrest of ‘Ever Given’.
Suez Canal chiefs on Tuesday implemented an Egyptian court order to seize the giant cargo ship that blocked the waterway for almost a week in March. The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) is claiming $916 million in compensation for lost revenue, damage to the canal, equipment and labor used to free the ship, and reputational harm.
Authorities in Egypt have impounded the huge cargo ship that for six days last month blocked a chunk of global trade and captured the world’s attention. The 400-metre-long MS Ever Given has spent the last few weeks anchored in the Great Bitter Lake, which acts as a natural passing point for ships travelling through the Suez Canal.
The cargo vessel that blocked global shipping in the Suez Canal and is caught in a legal dispute in Egypt is fit to sail once approval is given, its technical manager said yesterday ... The ship has been in the lake, which sits between two sections of the canal, since being dislodged on March 29.