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Suez Canal blocked by ultra-large container ship in both directions

One of the world's biggest container vessels ran aground in the Suez Canal Tuesday, where it is currently blocking at least 100 vessels from passing through. "It could take a while," assesses transit agent for vessels in the Suez Canal in a comment to ShippingWatch.

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