UPDATE; Montreal, May 19, 8.38am. Global Research was in touch with the ship at 8.20am EDT.
The Egyptian port authorities at Al Arish have promised water and food. But no water and food has been provided. “We are waiting instructions”, which means that decisions are taken in Cairo and Tel Aviv.
They also promised to allow the ship to dock in the port of Al Arish. But these empty promises also require the green light from Cairo. And Cairo requires the green light from Tel Aviv.