SCF Tanker Grounded in Suez Canal

An SCF crude oil tanker ran aground in the Suez canal late on 13 February.

ZALIV AMURSKIY was at 41 kilometer mark in the canal, transiting in the northern direction.

The incident is said to have been caused by a steering failure onboard the ship.

It is understood traffic was temporarily affected until the tanker was refloated at midday today.

The ship is no moving to Port Said escorted by tug boats.

Crude oil tanker ZALIV AMURSKIY, IMO 9354313, dwt 104542, built 2008, flag Liberia, manager SCF MANAGEMENT SERVICES DUBAI.