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Stranded in Suez
Published: Mar 25, 2021 12:33 AM
A tug navigates near ultra-large container ship the Ever Given which is operated by Evergreen Marine Corp based in the island of Taiwan,with its bow stuck into the bank of the Suez Canal in Egypt on Wednesday. The vessel turned sideways amid stormy weather, blocking traffic in the crucial East-West waterway for global shipping. An Egyptian official warned on Wednesday it could take at least two days to move the ship.  Photo: VCG

A tug navigates near ultra-large container ship the Ever Given which is operated by Evergreen Marine Corp based in the island of Taiwan,with its bow stuck into the bank of the Suez Canal in Egypt on Wednesday. The vessel turned sideways amid stormy weather, blocking traffic in the crucial East-West waterway for global shipping. An Egyptian official warned on Wednesday it could take at least two days to move the ship. Ships were forced to queue up at both ends of the waterway after the 200,000-ton container vessel became stuck on Tuesday. Photo: VCG



 
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