Egypt's first female ship captain fears for her career after she was blamed falsely for the Suez Canal blockage when she was aboard a vessel 200 miles away

Published Apr 04 2021 at 11:29 AM GMT
  • Egypt's first female ship's captain was blamed for the Suez Canal blockage despite having been hundreds of miles away from the incident, she told BBC News.
  • Marwa Elselehdar said that she saw online rumors accusing her of being responsible for the Ever Given container ship becoming beached, the media outlet reported.
  • At the time of the jam, Elselehdar was working as a first mate on the Aida IV.
  • This vessel was in Alexandria " more than 200 miles away from the site of the collision.
  • An investigation is underw.


  • Published Apr 4, 2021 11:29 AM GMT