Since August 7th PANAMAX OSTRIA has been aground in the Gulf of Suez since around 1800 UTC. On the 6th of August, when returning from Suez after completing the Suez transit, there was no pilot on board.
On 9th August at 0900 GMT time three tugs were standby about in the same position.
14th of August at 1:00 AM GMT time, vessel was still aground in the same spot. And today at 0000 GMT, on August 16th, the ship is still reported to be aground.
The ship is still aground
The PANAMAX OSTRIA is on its way from Chornomorsk, Ukraine, to China, with an estimated arrival date of August 29.