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Suez Canal

China: Port City Of Qingdao Uses Boats, Scoops To Fight Algae Bloom

Jul 09, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The thick layer of plants appeared last month and is reportedly the heaviest on record and can displace critical food sources for ocean animals while giving off a strong smell

Suez Canal Releases Hulking Vessel After Settlement Deal

Jul 07, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The settlement deal was signed in a ceremony Wednesday in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia, after which the vessel was seen sailing to the Mediterranean.

Suez Canal Says Deal Reached To Free Seized Vessel

The Suez Canal Authority said on Sunday, July 4, 2021, that it had reached a deal to resolve a financial dispute with the owners of a massive container ship that had stopped the vital canal earlier this year for over a week.

Why Is Egypt's First Female Ship Captain Marwa Elselehdar Being Blamed For Suez Canal Blockade?

Apr 04, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Soon after the Suez Canal blockade, the 29-year-old became a victim of a fake news campaign that blamed her for the whole incident

Explained: How ‘Ever Given’ Was Moved To Clear Suez Canal

Built in 1869, the canal provides a major shortcut for ships moving between Europe and Asia, which before its construction had to sail around Africa to complete the same journey.

29 March, 2021

Suez Canal Crisis: Giant Container Ship Successfully Set Free

Associated Press (AP)

The massive Ever Given, a Panama-flagged ship that carries cargo between Asia and Europe, got stuck in a single-lane stretch of the Suez Canal, last week

29 March, 2021

Where Is Amer Village? It's Where The Ship Got Stuck At Suez Canal

Associated Press (AP)

Last week, Amer village was suddenly thrust into the limelight after a massive container ship, the Ever Given, got stuck nearby

29 March, 2021

Blockade Of Suez Canal Adds To Pressure Points In World Trade

Associated Press (AP)

Disruption of shipping through the Suez Canal won't have a lasting impact on global trade and is unlikely to derail global growth this year as more people get Covid-19 vaccines and economies reopen.

29 March, 2021

Watch: Ship Blocking Suez Canal Re-Floats After 6 Days

Outlook Web Bureau

The ‘Ever Given’, a Panama-flagged, Japanese-owned ship that carries cargo between Asia and Europe, got stuck on March 23 in a single-lane stretch of the Suez Canal.

29 March, 2021

Suez Canal Blockade: From Coffee To Sex Toys, Supply Of These Products To Be Impacted

Outlook Web Bureau

The Suez Canal accounts for about 30 per cent of global container ship traffic each day.

28 March, 2021

Explained: Here’s How The Suez Canal Blockage Is Impacting World Trade

Outlook Web Bureau

About 10 per cent of world trade flows through the canal, which is particularly crucial for transporting oil. The closure could affect oil and gas shipments to Europe from the Middle East.


27 March, 2021

Suez Canal: Hilarious Memes Coming Out Of World Trade Concern

Outlook Web Bureau

The maritime traffic jam at the Suez Canal is costing world trade a loss of Rs 2900 crore per hour.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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