Frantic efforts are under way to free the 400-metre long, 200,000-tonne Ever Given, one of world’s largest container ships. Photo: TNS
Frantic efforts are under way to free the 400-metre long, 200,000-tonne Ever Given, one of world’s largest container ships. Photo: TNS
Energy

Crude oil worth US$400 million halted by Suez Canal blockage, with at least 6.3 million barrels stranded

  • Liquefied natural gas, refined fuels and containers full of goods are among the cargo delayed after a huge ship blocked the Suez Canal
  • The artificial waterway in Egypt is one of the busiest trade routes in the world, carrying about 12 per cent of global trade by volume

Frantic efforts are under way to free the 400-metre long, 200,000-tonne Ever Given, one of world’s largest container ships. Photo: TNS
Frantic efforts are under way to free the 400-metre long, 200,000-tonne Ever Given, one of world’s largest container ships. Photo: TNS
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