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Suez Canal Steps Up Efforts to Remove Blockage, Shipping Rates Surge

CAIRO, March 26 — The Suez Canal stepped up efforts on Friday to free a stuck mega vessel, after an earlier attempt failed to end a blockage that has lifted shipping rates for fuel tankers and disrupted global supply chains …

Tugs Work to Free Giant Container Ship Stranded in Suez Canal

CAIRO — The shortest shipping route from Europe to Asia remained blocked on Wednesday as eight tug boats struggled to free one of the world’s largest container ships after it ran aground in the Suez Canal. GAC, a Dubai-based marine …