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The 9,500 TEU CMA CGM Missouri has grounded in the Suez Canal reports Maritime Bulletin.

What happened?

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, presumably refloated or moved, with several Suez Canal tugs serving. Transit is probably discontinued, but it’s not confirmed. The reasons behind grounding are unclear.

Recent Updates

As of Oct 15 0315 UTC, The vessel still aground with several tugs working on her. Rumours are the ship suffered a blackout and rudder jam.

About the Vessel

Container ship CMA CGM MISSOURI, IMO 9679919, dwt 115600, capacity 9448 TEU, built 2016, flag Liberia.

Source: Maritime Bulletin