30 May 2023
Ever Forward containership remains stuck
The Evergreen Marine-owned containership Ever Forward ran aground on March 13 in the Chesapeake Bay. The containership remains stuck with the mainstream media around the world taking great interest in the accident. Considering that the one-year anniversary of the Ever Given grounding nears.
A team of experts is working with divers to inspect the 11,850TEU Ever Forward for damage. Therefore, determine the best way to free it, according to statements from the company and the Maryland Port Administration.
The vessel left the Port of Baltimore on Sunday night en route to Norfolk, Virginia. It was at this time that it ran aground outside the main shipping channel. Fortunately, the containership remains stuck but it is not blocking navigation.
So far, no one has officially identified the reason for the grounding. No injuries or pollution have resulted from the incident.