Egypt Demands 550 Million US Dollars for Suez Canal Issue from Japanese Cargo Ship Owner

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Egypt demands 550 million US dollars from Japanese cargo ship owner

Tokyo, May 31: Egyptian specialists are requesting 550 million US dollars in pay from the Japanese proprietor of a freight transport that impeded the Suez Canal Issue for almost seven days in March.

The huge compartment transport Ever Given stalled out in the keystream and forestalled the entry of any remaining vessels for a few days, NHK World announced. The Suez Canal Authority at first requested around 920 million dollars in remuneration of Suez Canal Issue.

During a question and answer session on Sunday in the Egyptian city of Ismailia, the authorities of the waterway authority said that in excess of 600 specialists were expected to refloat the boat and that the interest incorporates remuneration for a laborer who was killed when a rescue transport sank.

The authorities contended that the sum they are requesting is proper. They likewise said the boat’s proprietor, Shoei Kisen Kaisha, situated in Ehime Prefecture, western Japan, has offered to pay 150 million USD.

While, the Egyptians said they won’t disregard their privileges, despite the fact that they might want to keep up great relations with the boat proprietor and mean to proceed with the exchanges.

Under a court choice, the Ever Given will stay in Egypt until pay cash is paid.

The Ever Given was stuck toward the beginning of March, deadening the critical stream. The harm to worldwide exchange can run into one billion US dollars, as per the waterway authority.

The boat was refloated on March 29 by an armada of 15 towing boats.

(ANI)

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