April 6th local time, Osama Rabiye, chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, issued a statement saying that the Suez Canal is currently in normal navigation. On that day, 84 ships crossed the Suez Canal, with a total net tonnage of 5.3 million tons.
In a statement, Rabier said that on that day, a total of 84 ships passed through the Suez Canal in both directions, with a total net tonnage of 5.3 million tons. Among them, the number of ships sailing from north to south is 45, with a total net tonnage of 3 million tons; 39 ships sailing from south to north, with a total net tonnage of 2.3 million tons.
Rabier said that the current canal navigation is normal. He stressed that the Suez Canal Authority not only has the ability to deal with failures, but also has the necessary professional rescue knowledge and technical ability to ensure navigation, and the Authority has the ability to provide the necessary infrastructure to respond to emergencies.
Rabier said in a statement that the Canal Authority quickly dealt with an engine failure incident during the crossing of the canal by the Canal Authority. The tonnage of the accident tanker was 62,000 tons, and the management bureau sent tugboats to deal with it professionally. After repairing the fault, the cruise ship successfully passed the Suez Canal. Rabier said that the two-way navigation channel of the canal was not affected by the sudden failure cruise ship.