DP World Caucedo has completed its $114m-expansion allowing it to receive the biggest vessel ever to dock in the Dominican Republic, the 12,990 teu-MSC Katrina, which connects Europe with the Caribbean, South America and the Pacific.
Transits of the Suez Canal began again in the evening of March 29 after the Ever Given was refloated and towed from the area in which it grounded.
With the Suez Canal reopening following the successful re-floating of the Ever Given Maersk has turned around two vessels it had headed to the Cape of Good Hope to avoid transiting the canal.
Maersk’s Chief Technology & Information Officer, Navneet Kapoor, has been appointed to the executive board, a sign of the increased importance of technology and data at Maersk.
The eyes of the world have been watching the salvage operations for the Ever Given blocking the Suez Canal, gripping global media and public attention in way rarely seen in shipping.
Ever Given, the containership which ran aground and blocked the Suez Canal, is now afloat and back on the move.
The Ever Given, containership blocking the Suez Canal, has been re-floated, and manoeuvres are set to be undertaken to fully restore the direction of vessel.
The Indian government has chalked out a four-point action plan to deal with the economic crisis caused by the blockage of the Suez Canal by Evergreen’s giant 400-metre long containership Ever Given.
An extended blockage of the Suez Canal forcing container lines to reroute all services via the Cape of Good Hope would require an additional 6% of global fleet capacity according to analysts Sea Intelligence.
The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has released video (above) of the ongoing salvage operation for the containership Ever Given blocking the key waterway between Asia and Europe.