An aframax grounded in the Suez Canal on Tuesday, causing delays to the northbound convoy of vessels.

Shipping agency GAC said a 107,500-dwt vessel, which was in ballast with a draught of 8 metres, got stuck 132.5 km along the waterway at 0910 local time (0810 GMT).

The vessel was ship number 16 in a northbound convoy that was made up of a total of 22 ships.