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Suez Canal: Artificial waterway in Egypt
The Suez Canal is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea through the Isthmus of Suez and dividing Africa and Asia. In 1858, Ferdinand de Lesseps formed the Suez Canal Company for the express purpose of building the canal. Construction of the canal lasted from 1859 to 1869 and took place under the regional authority of the Ottoman Empire. The canal officially opened on 17 November 1869. It offers vessels a direct route between the North Atlantic and northern Indian oceans via the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea, avoiding the South Atlantic and southern Indian oceans and reducing the journey distance from the Arabian Sea to London by approximately 8,900 kilometres (5,500 mi), or 10 days at 20 knots to 8 days at 24 knots. The canal extends from the northern terminus of Port Said to the southern terminus of Port Tewfik at the city of Suez. Its length is 193.30 km (120.11 mi) including its northern and southern access-channels. In 2020, more than 18,500 vessels traversed the canal.

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Egypt seizes Ever Given ship, asks for $900M in compensation [Video]

Egypt seizes Ever Given ship, asks for $900M in compensation

Egyptian authorities have seized the massive Ever Given cargo ship that blocked the Suez Canal for six days in March until a $900m compensation bill is paid, state-run Al Ahram news outlet said. The..

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 00:57Published
Firms must store more to avoid shocks to global supply chain, says MEP [Video]

Firms must store more to avoid shocks to global supply chain, says MEP

Dutch MEP Samira Rafaela told Euronews that businesses must become less dependent on just-in-time supplies if future disturbances to international trade, like the pandemic or Suez Canal blockage, are..

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Suez Canal clears backlog of ships 5 days after Ever Given dislodged [Video]

Suez Canal clears backlog of ships 5 days after Ever Given dislodged

The last 61 ships stranded by the grounding of a massive container vessel passed the canal on both sides on Saturday.

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Suez Canal blockage 'could cause months of disruption' at European ports [Video]

Suez Canal blockage 'could cause months of disruption' at European ports

The port of Antwerp told Euronews that shipments coming into the EU could be affected for months, even with the Ever Given ship freed from the Suez Canal blockage.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:54Published
Suez Canal navigation game demo! | Did we make it? | Oneindia News [Video]

Suez Canal navigation game demo! | Did we make it? | Oneindia News

Suez Canal navigation is challenging and we tested our hands at it! This game/simulation shows just how skilled you need to be and what obstacles can come in your way while maneuvering through the..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 10:37Published
The Suez Canal Situation: What Happened [Video]

The Suez Canal Situation: What Happened

For the past week, the Ever Given's unfortunate blockage of the Suez Canal has dominated news headlines across the world

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CNN10 - 3/31/21 [Video]

CNN10 - 3/31/21

The World Health Organization probes the origins of coronavirus, traffic resumes flowing through the Suez Canal, and a concept jet could change aviation.

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Investigation under way into Suez Canal blockage [Video]

Investigation under way into Suez Canal blockage

Experts seek to investigate what caused the Ever Given’s grounding, which shook the global shipping industry.

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Traffic in Suez Canal resumes after stranded ship refloated [Video]

Traffic in Suez Canal resumes after stranded ship refloated

Helped by the peak of high tide, a flotilla of tugboats wrenched the bulbous bow of the skyscraper-sized Ever Given from the canal’s sandy bank.

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See tugboat crew celebrate freeing the Ever Given in Suez Canal [Video]

See tugboat crew celebrate freeing the Ever Given in Suez Canal

The Ever Given container ship has been dislodged and is now floating, after blocking the Suez Canal for almost a week. CNN’s Ben Wedeman reports.

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Ever Given ship, stuck in Suez Canal, fully refloated [Video]

Ever Given ship, stuck in Suez Canal, fully refloated

The ship Ever Given, which had blocked the Suez Canal in Egypt for almost a week after getting stuck sideways in the narrow passageway of the channel, was finally fully refloated, and the traffic has..

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Joy as megaship refloated, Suez Canal traffic resumes [Video]

Joy as megaship refloated, Suez Canal traffic resumes

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Workers free stricken container ship which was blocking Suez Canal [Video]

Workers free stricken container ship which was blocking Suez Canal

Workers have successfully set free a colossal container ship that for nearly a week has been stuck sideways across the Suez Canal, one of the world’s most crucial arteries for trade.

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Hopes of reopening Suez Canal boosted by partial refloating of jammed ship [Video]

Hopes of reopening Suez Canal boosted by partial refloating of jammed ship

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Ever Given container ship is partially re-floated after being stuck in the Suez Canal [Video]

Ever Given container ship is partially re-floated after being stuck in the Suez Canal

Ever Given, the skyscraper-sized container ship, that's been stuck in the Suez Canal is partially re-floated.

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Container ship stuck in Suez Canal 'partly moved' away from shore [Video]

Container ship stuck in Suez Canal 'partly moved' away from shore

The massive container ship stuck in the Suez Canal has been "partly moved" with the stern of the ship away from the shore by a distance of 102 metres. The ship ran aground on Tuesday.

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Partial refloating of jammed ship lifts hopes of reopening Suez Canal [Video]

Partial refloating of jammed ship lifts hopes of reopening Suez Canal

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Suez Canal blockage: Ship 'partially refloated', but still stuck [Video]

Suez Canal blockage: Ship 'partially refloated', but still stuck

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Suez Canal: Giant ship floats again after being stuck for over 6 days| Oneindia News [Video]

Suez Canal: Giant ship floats again after being stuck for over 6 days| Oneindia News

Finally the wait is over as Almost a week after it ran aground in Suez Canal, blocking hundreds of ships, the giant cargo ship MV Ever Given started to move again, videos that emerged on social media..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:14Published
Video shows stern of ship dislodged from Suez Canal bank [Video]

Video shows stern of ship dislodged from Suez Canal bank

The Ever Given ship blocking the Suez Canal has been mostly dislodged as authorities plan to fully refloat it at high tide later, chairman of the Suez Canal Authority said. CNN’s Ben Wedeman reports.

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Efforts to float stricken ship to resume on Monday [Video]

Efforts to float stricken ship to resume on Monday

Authorities plan to resume efforts to free the ship blocking the Suez Canal on Monday, after Sunday's planned attempts were cancelled while extra tug boat power was assembled.Two additional tugs were..

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Egypt files £600m compensation claim against owner of ship that blocked Suez Canal

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The stranded container ship blocking the Suez Canal has been freed, allowing traffic in the channel to finally resume.
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Shouts of celebration as gigantic Suez Canal ship 'partially refloated'

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Suez Canal salvage teams are alternating between dredging and tugging as they continue to try to dislodge a massive container ship blocking the busy waterway.
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Designer furniture, live animals, oil and gas: Here's what is stuck in the Suez Canal jam

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Jammed cargo ship's stern has budged - but it's still stuck in Suez Canal

jammed cargo ship's stern has budged - but it's still stuck in suez canal
Experts working to free a cargo ship - which has been jammed in the Suez Canal for five days - have managed to budge its stern and get its rudder and propeller to work again.
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Race to clear Suez Canal as logjam delays £6.5bn of goods a day

race to clear suez canal as logjam delays £6.5bn of goods a day
Efforts are ongoing to free a giant cargo ship blocking Egypt's Suez Canal which is estimated to be holding up more than $9bn (£6.5bn) worth of goods each day.
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Efforts resume to free megaship blocking Suez Canal as shipping jams force boats to consider turning around

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A large shipping container has blocked Egypt's Suez Canal, causing a traffic jam of ships, vessel tracking websites show.
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