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#Suez Canal

# suez-canal - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Ships sail through Suez Canal again after large shipping container freed
# Ever Given
# Ever Given

Ships sail through Suez Canal again after large shipping container freed

Updated Mar 30th 2021, 2:57 PM 28,562 Views 31 Comments

Traffic on the waterway had been halted for nearly a week after the ship blocked the canal.

# suez-canal - Monday 29 March, 2021

Clearing Suez Canal backlog likely to take until end of week after massive container ship refloated
# Ever Given
# Ever Given

Clearing Suez Canal backlog likely to take until end of week after massive container ship refloated

Updated Mar 29th 2021, 9:26 PM 138,824 Views 80 Comments
  • The Ever Given was freed this afternoon.
  • Almost 400 ships are waiting to use the waterway while other vessels were diverted around the tip of Africa.

# suez-canal - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Two more tugboats join bid to free cargo ship stuck in Suez Canal
# Ever Given
# Ever Given

Two more tugboats join bid to free cargo ship stuck in Suez Canal

Mar 28th 2021, 10:00 AM 37,264 Views 47 Comments

As of early this morning, more than 320 ships were waiting to travel through the waterway.

# suez-canal - Friday 26 March, 2021

Latest attempts to refloat container ship in Suez Canal 'not successful'
# Ever Given
# Ever Given

Latest attempts to refloat container ship in Suez Canal 'not successful'

Mar 26th 2021, 10:32 PM 44,381 Views 60 Comments

The Ever Given remains wedged diagonally across the entire canal.

Maritime traffic jam grows with more than 200 ships outside Suez Canal
# Stuck
# Stuck

Maritime traffic jam grows with more than 200 ships outside Suez Canal

Mar 26th 2021, 5:43 PM 46,159 Views 33 Comments

The Suez Canal Authority said it welcomed international offers to help free a stranded cargo ship.

# suez-canal - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Egypt closes Suez Canal for up to 72 hours as efforts to free ship to enter fourth day
# Ever Given
# Ever Given

Egypt closes Suez Canal for up to 72 hours as efforts to free ship to enter fourth day

Mar 25th 2021, 10:38 PM 36,426 Views 31 Comments

Owners of the 400m-long vessel say they face “extreme difficulty” refloating it.

Opinion: Suez Canal container ship accident is a worst-case scenario for global trade
# Suez Canal
# Suez Canal

Opinion: Suez Canal container ship accident is a worst-case scenario for global trade

Mar 25th 2021, 12:27 PM 44,291 Views 59 Comments

The container ship ran aground in the Suez Canal on Tuesday, blocking the passage of other ships and causing a traffic jam for cargo vessels.

Stuck ship in Suez Canal imperils shipping worldwide, with over 150 vessels waiting to pass
# Ever Given
# Ever Given

Stuck ship in Suez Canal imperils shipping worldwide, with over 150 vessels waiting to pass

Mar 25th 2021, 7:09 AM 35,277 Views 35 Comments

At least 150 ships are sitting idle waiting for the Ever Given to be freed.

# suez-canal - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Suez Canal Authority attempts to free 400m-long container ship wedged against both sides of waterway
# Egypt
# Egypt

Suez Canal Authority attempts to free 400m-long container ship wedged against both sides of waterway

Updated Mar 24th 2021, 4:05 PM 158,949 Views 76 Comments

The container ship has been stuck in the Egyptian waterway since yesterday.

# suez-canal - Tuesday 1 February, 2011

Fears of oil crisis in Egypt unrest ease - but price stays above $100 a barrel
# Egypt
# Egypt

Fears of oil crisis in Egypt unrest ease - but price stays above $100 a barrel

Feb 1st 2011, 1:53 PM 733 Views 0 Comments

Suez Canal has not been disrupted by violence in the Middle East but traders keeping a close eye on further flare-ups that might cut off supplies.