Bulk carrier Minerva Faith still aground
Bulk carrier Minerva Faith, loaded with iron ore, is still aground in Suez Canal, hampering traffic for a third day. As of midday Aug 29 vessel was in the same position, some 4 tugs are engaged in salvage. On a photo stranded Minerva Faith, tilt may be intentional one, to ease refloating.
Minerva Faith aground in Suez Canal
IHS Maritime reported, referring to Inchcape Shipping Services, the grounding of a bulk carrier Minerva Faith at 1430 LT Aug 25 on 101 kilometer mark in Suez Canal. As of midday Aug 26 vessel was still aground, but didn’t hamper traffic any more. Vessel is en route from Narvik to Suez.