The Suez Canal: 130,000 sheep stuck – animal rights activists warn of a disaster

The Suez Canal: 130,000 sheep stuck - animal rights activists warn of a disaster

Because The siege of the Suez Canal According to animal rights activists, 11 Romanian cargo ships carrying 130,000 sheep are also stuck in a container ship. Veterinary authorities in Bucharest said that live animal transport companies have already been contacted. Accordingly, there is enough food and water on board for the coming days.

She added that in the event the blockade of the Suez Canal continues by the suspended container ship “Ever Geffen”, further steps must be taken. One possibility is to divert Roman cargo ships and unload animals at other ports of arrival.

Animal rights activists fear the sheep will die. “The situation is very dangerous,” said Animals International. There is a threat of a “marine disaster on live animals on an unprecedented scale”.

200,000 tons on the way

In the Suez Canal on Tuesday, the 400-meter-long “Ever Giffen” container ship, weighing more than 220,000 tons, veered off course and drifted near the bank. Since then the water passage between the Red Sea and The Mediterranean SeaAll ships in it cannot continue.

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