MV Glory leaving the Ukrainian port of Chornomorsk in August 2022. The bulk carrier ran aground in the Suez Canal on Monday. Photo: AFP
MV Glory leaving the Ukrainian port of Chornomorsk in August 2022. The bulk carrier ran aground in the Suez Canal on Monday. Photo: AFP
Trade

China-bound cargo vessel refloated in Suez Canal after running aground

  • MV Glory got stuck in the canal, which is vital for global trade, on Monday, disrupting traffic after a ‘sudden technical failure’
  • The 225-metre-long ship is carrying over 65,000 tonnes of corn from Ukraine; it’s about half the length of the Ever Given, which blocked the Suez in 2021

MV Glory leaving the Ukrainian port of Chornomorsk in August 2022. The bulk carrier ran aground in the Suez Canal on Monday. Photo: AFP
MV Glory leaving the Ukrainian port of Chornomorsk in August 2022. The bulk carrier ran aground in the Suez Canal on Monday. Photo: AFP
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