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Ever Given container ship that became famous after blocking ‘Suez Canal’ crosses canal again

The container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March passed back through the waterway without an incident. The Ever Given was among a convoy of vessels sailing from the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea, the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said. It had been offloading its cargo in Europe and is now en route […]

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Ever Given container ship that blocked Suez Canal released after 106 days

The Ever Given container ship that became wedged across a southern section of the Suez Canal waterway for nearly a week and disrupting global trade in March was released after 106 days. The development came after its Japanese owner, Shoei Kisen Kaisha Ltd, reached a settlement with canal authorities over a compensation amount following weeks […]

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Ever Given: Goods worth hundreds of millions of dollars still stuck in the Suez Canal

Ever Given, the container ship that became stuck in the Suez Canal has affected goods worth hundreds of millions of dollars. IKEA and Lenovo are among the companies with products stuck on the Japanese-owned vessel that blocked the Suez Canal for six days in March. Smaller firms such as UK bicycle maker Pearson 1860 and […]

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After Ever Given fiasco in the Suez Canal, Japan finds alternative routes to Europe

When the Ever Given container ship lost control in the midst of a dust storm and high winds on March 23, and became wedged across the Suez Canal, it rekindled Japan to find alternative routes to Europe. The canal is one of the most important arteries in global trade, and was completely blocked for six […]

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Suez Crisis: 200,000-tonne Ever Given container ship freed using tug boats

The 200,000-tonne Ever Given container ship that blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week has finally been freed after operation using tug boats. The 400 metre long Ever Given was wedged across the canal before salvage crews dislodged her on Monday. It was not immediately clear when full traffic could resume in the canal. […]