The 366 meter long, 165960 dwt container ship MSC Clorinda ran aground on the Suez Canal near the 145 kilometer mark. The MSC Clorinda was headed northbound when it hit bottom. Unable to free itself, three tugs were dispatched to the scene and refloated the boxship a few hours later. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. Reports stated the MSC Clorinda continued on its voyage from Singapore to Izmit later the same day.