Suez canal blockage: last ships expected to pass through today

Suez canal blockage: last ships expected to pass through today

The Guardian

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Canal authority says investigation into the cause of Ever Given grounding is nearing completion

The last ships stranded by the grounding of a giant container vessel in the Suez canal should pass through the waterway on Saturday, according to the Suez Canal Authority (SCA).

More than 400 vessels were stranded in the Mediterranean and the Red Sea when the giant container ship Ever Given became wedged across the vital waterway on 23 March. The ship was freed on Monday.

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