Bulk carrier Magsenger-1 grounding disrupted Suez Canal traffic
Bulk carrier Magsenger-1 was reported by Canal authorities to ran aground early in the morning local time Apr 21 (or late at night Apr 20) on 136 kilometer mark, Suez Canal, while proceeding in southbound convoy. Vessel was refloated, according to authorities, some, 10 hours later, and moved to Gulf of Suez anchorage. Traffic was said to be disrupted for about 10 hours. No damages reported.
Bulk carrier Magsenger-1, IMO 9497206, dwt 115581, built 2011, flag HK, manager CITIC.