Giant ship blocks Suez Canal and causes 100-vessel pile-up, after being blown off course

//Giant ship blocks Suez Canal and causes 100-vessel pile-up, after being blown off course

Giant ship blocks Suez Canal and causes 100-vessel pile-up, after being blown off course

A cargo container ship that is among the largest in the world has turned sideways and blocked all traffic in Egypt’s Suez Canal, officials said Wednesday, threatening to disrupt a global shipping system already strained by the coronavirus pandemic.The MV Ever Given, a Panama-flagged container ship that carries trade between Asia and Europe, became grounded Tuesday in the narrow, man-made waterway dividing continental Africa from the Sinai Peninsula.It wasn’t immediately clear what caused the…

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