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Ship that went aground in Suez Canal refloated

Ship that went aground in Suez Canal refloated
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Cairo – Mubasher: The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said that a cargo ship that went aground in the Egyptian waterway has been refloated and canal traffic was restored.

Earlier today, M/V GLORY grounded while joining Southbound convoy near the city of Qantara in the Suez Canal province of Ismailia.

For his part, SCA Chairman, Osama Rabie, said that the maritime rescue team dealt professionally with a sudden technical failure in bulk carrier M/V GLORY.

Canal services firm Leth Agencies said M/V GLORY has been refloated by the Suez Canal Authority tugs, adding that 21 vessels going southbound will commence/resume their transits and only minor delays are expected.

The ordinary convoy is expected to resume at 11:00 Cairo local time.