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Insurer of Ship That Blocked Suez Canal Says Reduced Claim Still High

CAIRO — UK Club, an insurer of the container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March, said on Monday a reduced compensation claim made by the Egyptian authorities for almost $600 million to free the vessel and cover related …

Egyptian Court Rejects Appeal Against Detention of Ship in Suez Canal

CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Tuesday ruled that the container ship which blocked the Suez Canal in March could continue to be held in the waterway, rejecting an appeal by its Japanese owner against its detention, a judicial source …

Dislodged Ship Held in Suez Canal as Talks Continue Over $916M Claim

CAIRO — A ship that blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week in March is being held in the waterway as canal authorities pursue a $916 million compensation claim against the ship’s Japanese owner, one of the vessel’s insurers …

Global Supply Lines Struggle to Clear Container Backlog After Suez Chaos

LONDON/LOS ANGELES — A backlog of container ships carrying consumer goods has grown in some key strategic ports after a near week-long blockage in the Suez Canal, adding to ongoing disruptions to global trade, industry sources say. Dozens of container …

Lloyd’s of London Sees ‘Large Loss’ Due to Suez Canal Blockage

LONDON — The blockage of the Suez Canal for nearly a week will result in a “large loss” for Lloyd’s of London, its chairman said on Wednesday, as the insurance market recorded a 900 million pound ($1.2 billion) pretax loss …

With Ship Now Freed, a Probe Into Suez Canal Blockage Begins

SUEZ, Egypt (AP) — Experts boarded the massive container ship Tuesday that had blocked Egypt’s vital Suez Canal and disrupted global trade for nearly a week, seeking answers to a single question that could have billions of dollars in legal …

Suez Canal Works to Clear Backlog as Shipping Convoys Resume

ISMAILIA, Egypt — The Suez Canal expects 140 ships to pass on Tuesday after the freeing of a container ship stranded for nearly a week allowed it to reopen, but experts warned that disruptions to global shipping and at ports …

Insurers May Be on Hook for Millions Tied to Suez Canal Crisis

There were potentially thousands of insurance policies taken out on the steel boxes stacked high on the massive boat blocking the Suez Canal and upending world trade. They could result in millions of dollars in payouts — but first, a …

The Giant Ship Blocking the Suez Canal Is Finally Freed

The giant vessel that’s blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week was pulled free from the bank, a major step toward getting ships moving again along one of the world’s most important trade arteries. The stoppage caused a tailback …

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 …