Today, Wednesday, the Suez Canal crossed the second largest container ship in the world, which is "HMM OSLO", with 19,054 containers, and its capacity is 23,820 thousand containers.
The Suez Canal said in a statement: "I crossed the ship on its first ever cruise since its inception."
The giant vessel is the second in a series that includes 12 giant ships, which are the largest in the world and are scheduled to cross the Suez Canal, respectively.
And published the official page of the Suez Canal Authority, a direct broadcast of the transit of the international ship its shipping course, in a first precedent, and within the authority's actions to combat the Corona virus.
Tomorrow ... the second largest container ship in the world will cross the Suez Canal
For his part, the team directed Osama Rabie, head of the Suez Canal Authority, to take all necessary measures to cross the ship safely and safely by appointing a group of senior guides to the authority, and to provide the necessary navigational assistance from the accompanying locomotives, in addition to the immediate follow-up from the main movement office of the navigation control stations .
The Chairman of the Authority emphasized that the new Suez Canal succeeded in strengthening the leading position of the channel as the most important link and the main artery of the global trade movement passing between East and West, and raised its efficiency to remain the first choice and the most suitable destination for current and future generations of giant ships with large submersibles, especially ships Containers, which have gained great importance in recent times, in light of the competition of the shipping lines to build the largest ships in the world to benefit from economies of scale and reduce operational expenses.