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container ship sailing through calm suez canal

March 29, 2021 BDP Newswatch Ocean Freight

Ever Given free from bank and moving, authorities say

The Ever Given has been freed from the bank of the Suez Canal, according to service company Leth Agencies and the Suez Canal Authority.

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container ship sailing through calm suez canal

March 28, 2021 BDP Newswatch Ocean Freight

Egypt president orders cargo to be lifted from ship as more tug boats join rescue

A giant container ship remains stuck in the Suez Canal on Sunday after authorities tried and failed to make use of the high tide to free the vessel and reopen the crucial waterway.

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suez canal bridge

March 27, 2021 BDP Newswatch Ocean Freight

Ever Given re-flotation attempt fails as US Navy to send team of experts to help

A new attempt to re-float the MV Ever Given which is blocking Egypt’s Suez Canal has failed, according to its technical manager. More tugs are being brought in to help on Sunday.

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three cargo ships sailing in row in open water

March 26, 2021 BDP Newswatch Ocean Freight

Ships divert around Africa as backlog caused by Ever Given hits 250 vessels

A number of ships appear to be changing course to avoid Egypt’s blocked Suez Canal and sail around the Cape of Good Hope instead.

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suez canal bridge

March 25, 2021 BDP Newswatch Ocean Freight

Suez Canal suspends traffic as tug boats work to free ship

Container ship continues to choke traffic in both directions along the Suez Canal, creating one of the worst shipping jams seen in years.

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