The UK Club, one of the ship's insurers, said the demand is "largely unsupported" and the Suez Canal Authority never provided a breakdown of costs.
Three weeks after getting stuck, the Ever Given is still anchored in the Great Bitter Lake at the Suez Canal.
Shares of Evergreen Marine Corporation have gained 28% since the day the Ever Given ship got stuck in the Suez Canal and snarled global trade traffic.
The National Union of Seafarers of India told Insider that previous reports of crew members facing house arrest are exaggerated and untrue.
The owners of the giant container ship filed a lawsuit against the Evergreen Marine Corp. in the High Court in London, according to The Lawyer.
It took approximately six days to free the massive container ship from the Suez Canal after preventing an estimated $50 billion in global trade.
Egypt added a second shipping channel to the Suez Canal in 2015, but the Ever Given is stuck in part of the canal that was untouched by the expansion
The international furniture chain has over 100 containers atop the ship stuck in the Suez Canal, according to Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet.
The ship's name is the "Ever Given" because it's owned by Evergreen Marine Corp. Despite what's painted on its side, it is not called the "Evergreen."
If stood up vertically, the ship blocking the Suez Canal would be bigger than the Empire State Building, one of the largest skyscrapers in the world.