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The Suez Canal traffic unaffected by a terrorist attack

01.09.2013

Canal authority head Mohab Mamish said that M/V Cosco Asia was attacked while transiting the Suez Canal

It has been announced by Mohab Mamish, Head of SC. Authoirity that while COSCO ASIA was transiting the Canal at KM 36 she was attacked with a 'small weapon'. The attack was immediately stopped by the military and the convoy was not interupted. The vessel has cleared the Canal along with the rest of the convoy safely confirming as well everything in order and Canal fully secured by the concerned parties considering that there are today 55 vessels passing the Canal from South and North.