Karpowership announced in a statement that it “has stopped supplying Lebanon with electric power from its two ships, Fatima Gul Sultan and Orhan Bay, located opposite Jiyeh and Zouk factories, respectively, with the expiry of the contract this morning.” Karpowership will inform the Lebanese people through the media about the process of withdrawing its two ships, successively, in due course.
A spokesman for the company said: “As of October 1, our contract with EDL has ended, and therefore, we will begin the process of withdrawing the two ships. We are fully aware of the severe energy crisis in the country.”
He added: “During the eight years that we have been operating in Lebanon, despite all the challenges, we have done everything in our power to support the Lebanese people and the government to address the fundamental challenges facing the country. We wish the best for the Prime Minister, his government, and the country as a whole in the coming months and years.”
Source: National Media Agency