CMA CGM旗下一艘9448 TEU的Missouri号集装箱船，同样也因断电而失去动力，在南行航道搁浅，船舵受到损害，也引发了交通拥堵。CMA CGM Missouri grounded in the Suez Canal on 14 October following a blackout that caused the crew to lose control of the vessel. Copyright Captain Popli.|
CMA CGM 9,500 TEU container ship aground, Suez Canal UPDATES Refloated
Oct 16 UPDATE: Singapore, October 16, 2020 – Zeaborn Ship Management, managers of fully cellular containership CMA CGM Missouri, report that last night the vessel was successfully refloated at the Great Bitter Lake in the Suez Canal, Egypt. The ship grounded on Oct 14, whilst under pilotage and in transit in the Canal. There were no injuries to the crew and no pollution occurred as a result of the incident. The Suez Canal remained open for traffic following the grounding and the consequent refloating operation.
The vessel is meanwhile being moved to a safe anchorage at Great Bitter Lake for a survey and underwater inspection. Managers can confirm that the vessel’s hull integrity is intact.
The exact cause of the grounding is yet unknown. A full investigation into the incident will be conducted
Oct 15 1445 UTC UPDATE: Statement regarding CMA CGM Missouri grounding:
Singapore, October 15, 2020 – Zeaborn Ship Management, managers of the container ship CMA CGM Missouri, report that preparations continue for the safe and successful refloating of its vessel at the Great Bitter Lake in the Suez Canal, Egypt. The ship grounded – whilst under pilotage – on October 14 whilst in transit in the Canal. There were no injuries to crew and no pollution has occurred as a result of the incident. Managers confirm the vessel’s hull integrity is intact. Immediately after the incident all relevant parties have been informed.
CMA CGM Missouri is stable with tugs attending and currently awaiting high tide for a next safe, refloating operation. The Suez Canal meanwhile remains open for traffic. The exact cause of the incident is yet unknown. A full investigation into the incident will be conducted.
Oct 15 0315 UTC: Still aground with several tugs working on her. Rumors are the ship suffered a blackout and rudder jam.
Container ship CMA CGM MISSOURI ran aground in Suez Canal while transiting in southern direction, at around 0930 UTC Oct 14. As of 1745 UTC, probably refloated or moved, several Suez Canal tugs attending. Traffic probably suspended, but it’s not confirmed. No information on what caused grounding.
Container ship CMA CGM MISSOURI, IMO 9679919, dwt 115600, capacity 9448 TEU, built 2016, flag Liberia.