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Suez Canal suspends traffic as ship stuck like ‘beached whale’
© Cyprus Mail | Suez Canal suspends traffic as ship stuck like ‘beached whale’

A container ship blocking the Suez Canal like a “beached whale” sent new shockwaves through global trade on Thursday as officials stopped all ships entering the channel and the salvage company said it may take weeks to free.
The 400 m (430 yard) Ever Given, almost as long as the Empire State Building is high, is blocking transit in both directions through one of the world’s busiest shipping channels for oil and grain and other trade linking Asia and Europe.
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