A report by Eritrean Press says an Ethiopian ship named “Mekelle”, named after the seat of Tigray regional State in Northern Ethiopia, will dock at the port of Massawa today.
This is for the first time happen in twenty years.
According to the source, the Ethiopian Commerical Ship, with its 166 meters length and 27 height, will be heading to China with 11,000 tonnes of Zinc from Eritrea and is reportedly making $618,825 from the trip.
The vessel is sailing from Saudi Arabia.
Ethiopia has reportedly 12 Cargo and two container ships and they are named after the seats of the regional states.
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