An Evergreen Marine-owned container ship became grounded off Baltimore for five weeks as a result of veering off course in Chesapeake Bay’s Craighill Channel, according to authorities.

The 12,118-teu Ever Forward (built 2020) had just left Seagrit Terminal with 4,964 boxes on the night of 13 March, when it soon failed to make a right turn and ended up in the shallows.

“It left the channel.