The Ever Given container ship which ran aground in the Suez Canal, Egypt. Photo: EPA-EFE / Suez Canal Authority The Ever Given container ship which ran aground in the Suez Canal, Egypt. Photo: EPA-EFE / Suez Canal Authority
The Ever Given container ship which ran aground in the Suez Canal, Egypt. Photo: EPA-EFE / Suez Canal Authority
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Suez Canal ship Ever Given freed, ending week-long crisis in one of the world’s busiest trade routes

  • Ever Given became jammed diagonally across a southern section of the canal in high winds early last Tuesday
  • The obstruction created a massive traffic jam, holding up US$9 billion each day in global trade and straining supply chains

Topic |   Africa
The Ever Given container ship which ran aground in the Suez Canal, Egypt. Photo: EPA-EFE / Suez Canal Authority The Ever Given container ship which ran aground in the Suez Canal, Egypt. Photo: EPA-EFE / Suez Canal Authority
The Ever Given container ship which ran aground in the Suez Canal, Egypt. Photo: EPA-EFE / Suez Canal Authority
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