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Suez Canal Traffic Briefly Stopped as Oil Tanker Loses Power

Traffic through Egypt’s Suez Canal was briefly halted on Tuesday, just two weeks after a giant container ship ran aground and blocked the waterway that’s vital for global trade. The oil tanker Rumford needed to be towed by tug boats …

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 …