Merchant vessel aground in the Suez Canal

Suez Canal Ship Blocked, The (Real) Consequences

Ever Given and Suez Canal blocking Even with modern navigation system, the worst can happen On March 23 2021, while crossing the Suez Canal on her way to Rotterdam, the Merchant Vessel (MV) Ever Given grounded in the middle of the Canal. Probably because of strong gusts of wind and a sandstorm, this maritime incident … Continue reading Suez Canal Ship Blocked, The (Real) Consequences

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Egypt’s Suez Canal blocked by large container ship

Egypt's Suez Canal, providing the shortest sea link between Asia and Europe, has been blocked by a large container ship that ran aground after losing control, causing a traffic jam of cargo vessels in the region.Tug boats were deployed to help shift the 400m-long (1312ft) and 59m-wide ship - the Ever Given - but there … Continue reading Egypt’s Suez Canal blocked by large container ship