ISMILIA (Egypt) (Reuters) – Marine traffic slowed in the Suez Canal on Tuesday as the M / T Rumford tanker appeared to be in trouble south of the canal. MarineTraffic and TankerTrackers said.
Trade sources said the canal informed companies that M / T Rumford had engine problems in the canal and sent tugboats Tim Hope and Mosaed 3 to help.
TankersTracker Said on Twitter that the boat was in trouble But finally, he headed north again.
The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) told Reuters the issue took about 10 minutes and it was “resolved”.
Reporting by Yousry Mohamed in Ismailia and Nadine Awadalla in Cairo, written by Mahmoud Mourad; Edited by David Goodman.