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Fire Subsides on Huge Cargo Ship Adrift in Mid-Atlantic

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A fire aboard a ship carrying cars in the mid-Atlantic is dying out, a Portuguese navy officer said Tuesday, and the huge vessel is expected to be towed to the Bahamas. The blaze on the Felicity …

Suez Canal’s Claim Over Once-Stuck Ship Referred by Court

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian appeals court said Sunday it lacks jurisdiction to look into the Suez Canal Authority’s demands to uphold financial claims that led to the seizure of the cargo ship that blocked the waterway in March. The …

Mississippi River Traffic Resumes Under Damaged Bridge

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — River traffic has reopened on the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tennessee, three days after it was closed when a crack was discovered in the Interstate 40 bridge that connects Tennessee and Arkansas, the U.S. Coast Guard …

‘Beached Whale’ Ship Could Block Suez Canal for Weeks

ISMAILIA, Egypt — A container ship blocking the Suez Canal like a “beached whale” may take weeks to free, the salvage company said, as officials stopped all ships entering the channel on Thursday in a new setback for global trade. …