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Egypt begins to expand the Suez Canal after the blockade of the ‘Ever Given’
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Egypt begins to expand the Suez Canal after the blockade of the ‘Ever Given’

The Authority of Suez Canal Work began on Saturday to expand the southern section of the new Suez Canal by ten kilometers where the container ship “Ever Given” was crossed last March, blocking one of the most important sea crossings in the world for six days.The multi-million dollar compensation Egypt demands to return the Ever Given freighter to its owners"I was blamed for blocking the Suez Canal": Marwa Elselehdar, Egypt's first female captainSuez Canal: the dispute over who should pay for the losses from the blockade of the Ever Given freighterThe head of the Suez Canal Authority, Admiral Osama Rabie, said today that this project is being produced in compliance with "the directives of President Abdelfatah al Sisi to begin immediately" with this expansion and "set an agenda to complete ...
Why the crew of the ship that blocked the Suez Canal is still trapped inside (and it could be years)
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Why the crew of the ship that blocked the Suez Canal is still trapped inside (and it could be years)

They have been living in a beached boat, temporary hostages of a multi-million dollar conflict involving a ship sailing under the Panamanian flag, owned by a Japanese holding company, operated by a German company, with Indian crew.SIGHT: "I was blamed for blocking the Suez Canal": Marwa Elselehdar, Egypt's first female captainAs if that were not enough, they are trapped in egypt. Specifically in the Great Bitter Lake, in the Suez Canal system.The Ever Given freighter was stranded in the canal from March 23 to 29, causing the blockade of one of the main commercial maritime routes of the world.Suez Canal: traffic resumes after the gigantic ship Ever Given is unwound3 keys to the operation that unloaded the Ever Given freighter in the Suez CanalFurniture, sheep and oil, the varied cargo bloc...
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Probe begins of why giant ship got stuck, blocking Suez Canal

Experts on Tuesday boarded the massive container ship that blocked Egypt's vital Suez Canal and disrupted global trade for nearly a week, seeking answers to a single question that could have billions of dollars in legal implications: What went wrong? As convoys of ships again began traveling in this artery linking East and West through the Mediterranean and Red Seas, hundreds more idled waiting for their turn. Egyptian government officials, insurers, shippers and others similarly waited for more details about what caused the skyscraper-sized Ever Given to become wedged across the canal's southern single-lane on March 23.The grounding of the ship had halted billions of dollars a day in maritime commerce. Those losses, as well as physical damage from the incident, likely will see law...
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Officials say cargo ship refloated and on the move in Suez Canal

Suez, Egypt — The colossal container ship that spent almost a week wedged across the Suez Canal was "successfully refloated" and on the move again on Monday, according to Egypt's canal authority and an agency that helps run the shipping channel, but it was unclear when the logjam of ships at either end of the critical waterway might be cleared. A statement posted on Monday morning to the Egyptian government's Suez Canal Authority (SCA), attributed to chairman and director Admiral Osama Rabie, said the MV Ever Given "has been successfully refloated. This was the result of successful push and tow maneuvers which led to the restoration of 80% of the vessel's direction." The cargo ship MV Ever Given, one of the world's largest container ships, is seen after it was fully ...
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Egyptian officials say ship "successfully refloated" in Suez Canal

Suez, Egypt — The colossal container ship that's been wedged across the Suez Canal for almost a week was "successfully refloated" as of Monday morning, according the chairman of Egypt's canal authority, but it was unclear when shipping through the critical waterway would resume. A statement posted to the Egyptian government's Suez Canal Authority (SCA), attributed to chairman and director Admiral Osama Rabie, said the MV Ever Given "has been successfully refloated. This was the result of successful push and tow maneuvers which led to the restoration of 80% of the vessel's direction."The SCA said the stern of the hulking cargo ship was now positioned about 335 feet from the bank of the canal, whereas it had previously been stuck only about 15 feet from the bank.High tide was expected...
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Apparent progress freeing mammoth cargo ship blocking Suez Canal

Suez, Egypt — The colossal container ship that's been wedged across the Suez Canal for almost a week has been "re-floated," a global marine services provider said early Monday, but other firms said it's only been partially freed. It was unclear when the mammoth Ever Given would be positioned so shipping could resume on the critically important waterway. Inchcape Shipping tweeted that the Ever Given was "re-floated" at 4:30 a.m. local time and was "being secured at the moment. More information about next steps will follow once they are known." The tweet included a diagram appearing to show the ship partially straightened. The MV Ever Given was successfully re-floated at 04:30 lt 29/03/2021. She is being secured at the moment. More information about next steps will follow once the...
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Apparent major progress freeing mammoth cargo ship blocking Suez Canal

Suez, Egypt — The colossal container ship that's been wedged across the Suez Canal for almost a week has been "re-floated," a global marine services provider said early Monday, but other firms said it's only been partially freed. It was unclear when the mammoth Ever Given would be positioned so shipping could resume on the critically important waterway. Inchcape Shipping tweeted that the Ever Given was "re-floated" at 4:30 a.m. local time and was "being secured at the moment. More information about next steps will follow once they are known." The tweet included a diagram appearing to show the ship partially straightened. The MV Ever Given was successfully re-floated at 04:30 lt 29/03/2021. She is being secured at the moment. More information about next steps will follow once the...