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Suez Canal


Egypt impounds ship that blocked Suez Canal

April 14, 2021 10:20 am

Lt. Gen. Osama Rabie said the hulking Ever Given would not be allowed to leave the country until a compensation amount is settled on with the vessel's Japanese owner, Shoei Kisen Kaisha Ltd.

Suez Canal shipping backlog to end on Saturday: Canal authority

April 03, 2021 2:44 pm

"The investigation is going well and will take two more days, then we will announce the results," the Suez Canal Authority Chairman said.

Google celebrates unblocking of Suez Canal with special Easter egg

April 03, 2021 10:04 am

As the cargo ship refloated after spending almost a week stuck in the Suez Canal, the most critical waterways in the world, Google launched a special Easter egg, celebrating the moment.

Quixplained: A look at the Suez Canal crisis, its impact on global trade

April 08, 2021 9:41 am

How did the Ever Given get stuck in the Suez Canal? How did this impact global trade? Take a look

Burger King ad showing a sandwich blocking Suez canal triggers angry reactions online

April 03, 2021 10:10 am

In their latest social media post, the official account of Burger King in Chile shared a feature where they had superimposed an image of a Double Whopper sandwich in place of the Ever Given cargo ship.

As Ever Given is freed, NASA pics of ships waiting to enter Suez Canal go viral

April 03, 2021 10:07 am

Hundreds of ships and vessels were stranded near the Suez Canal over the past one week after Ever Given wedged in the key maritime route. Now, satellite image showing the jam is going viral.

'Issuez Resolved': Amul celebrates as Ever Given was freed in Suez Canal

April 01, 2021 12:27 pm

Sketching the Amul Girl as one of the crew members of the tug boats, the dairy brand in its signature wordplay wrote: "Issuez resolved", marking end of the Suez Canal crisis.

Suez Canal unblocked: Hilarious memes flood social media as Ever Given floats again

April 02, 2021 5:27 pm

Thanks to tug boats and dredgers, the enormous container vessel blocking the Suez Canal in Egypt was freed and netizens continued their meme-fest online. While some were miffed that fun ended, others tried to guess who were responsible for pulling it off successfully.

Traffic in Suez Canal resumes after stranded ship refloated; backlog could be cleared within 4 days

March 30, 2021 7:58 am

Vessels waiting to transit the canal include dozens of container ships, bulk carriers, oil tankers and liquefied natural gas (LNG) or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) vessels, Nile TV reported.

This app lets you place Suez-blocking ship anywhere in the world and the results are hilarious

March 30, 2021 10:50 am

"I took 10 minutes out of my life to create a@glitch app that lets you wedge the Ever Given anywhere you want in the world. Here it is stuck in Boston Harbor," tweeted a user @en_dash.


Suez Canal: One of world's most vital waterways reopens after cargo ship refloated by tugboats

March 30, 2021 3:40 pm

A flotilla of tugboats, helped by the tides, wrenched the bulbous bow of the skyscraper-sized Ever Given from the canal's sandy bank, where it had been firmly lodged since March 23.

Suez Canal crisis: 10 pics that show how this wedged cargo ship has put global trade in peril

March 25, 2021 9:51 pm

The Ever Given, a Panama-flagged ship that carries cargo between Asia and Europe, ran aground Tuesday in the narrow, man-made canal dividing continental Africa from the Sinai Peninsula.