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.

According to sources, more than 156 ships now await passage through the Suez Canal, which continues to be block by megamax Ever Given. Maersk currently has 9 ships affected by the situation and has started considering alternative routes. | Photo: Ahmed Fahmy/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

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