27/3/21 – I was hoping that I would not need to write this; especially after the farce involving the EU and animals in transport recently, but there is now another problem yet regarding live animals in maritime shipment, as before. I will try to summarise from the information we currently have.
We all know about the very recent issues regarding the Karim Allah and the Elbeik which carried livestock for over 3 months; unable to find a port that would accept them – scroll here to see all the posts – Live Transport – World Animals Voice
Livestock vessels currently use the Suez Canal (Egypt) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suez_Canal to get from the Mediterranean Sea into the Red Sea when going to the Middle East. The Suez is a small, narrow waterway.
In the past week, a huge 220,000 tonne container carrying ship called the ‘Ever Given’ managed to get jammed in the…
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