The fluctuating weather wave in Alexandria governorate caused a ship carrying the flag of Norway to sank at the outer anchor of Alexandria port, after the ship tilted on one side, and what was on it sank.
Shipwreck carrying scrap
A reference was received to the General Authority of Alexandria Port, that one of the ships at the outer anchor was sunk, carrying scrap, which sank after tilting on one side due to strong winds and high waves.
9 Syrians and an Indian drowned
The source explained that the ship’s crew amounted to 9 Syrians and a person of Indian nationality, and that it was affiliated with an agency in Egypt, and that the Alexandria Port Authority, in coordination with the concerned authorities, succeeded in rescuing the ship’s entire crew and no one was harmed.
The source explained that the crew was completely rescued, all aspects of support were provided to the drowned, and their safety was ensured.
The length of the ship is 98 meters
The source explained that the length of the ship that sank and was carrying scrap is about 98 meters long, while its width is about 7 meters, and bears the flag of Norway, while its tonnage is about 3.7 thousand tons.
A former boat sank
October of last year witnessed the sinking of a ship called Sea Queen with 15 passengers on board. 3 people were killed, including an Egyptian, an Indian and a Syrian, while the rest of the ship’s crew were rescued, against the backdrop of volatile weather and high sea waves.
Unstable winter weather prevailed, accompanied by strong winds, a drop in temperatures and a rise in sea waves, in conjunction with the nucleus of discounts.
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