Authorities bank on tide to help refloat grounded ship in Suez Canal

Authorities are now relying on the tide to refloat grounded Ever Given in the Suez Canal. If unsuccessful, it may take another 14 days, as that is when the high tide returns, according to an assessment. More than 200 ships are so far queued up. Friday, another attempt to refloat the vessel failed, ship manager informs ShippingWatch.

Maersk considers air routes to circumvent blocked Suez Canal

Maersk is now looking at alternative routes and contemplates air solutions for particularly time-sensitive cargoes. Egypt authorities continue the attempt to refloat grounded Ever Given in the Suez Canal, which is blocking all passage. Meanwhile, a salvage company tells Dutch media that the operation may take weeks. Updated.

DP World felt Covid-19 in 2020

Port company DP World also felt the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, which caused volumes to drop at the company's terminals in 2020. The top line, however, increased nearly USD 1 billion.

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