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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
Last week, Amer village was suddenly thrust into the limelight after a massive container ship, the Ever Given, got stuck nearby
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.
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.
The Suez Canal accounts for about 30 per cent of global container ship traffic each day.
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.
The maritime traffic jam at the Suez Canal is costing world trade a loss of Rs 2900 crore per hour.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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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