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Iranian Alternative to the Suez Canal

With the recent blockage of the Suez Canal by the container ship Ever Given, many countries are already actively involved in the search and discussion of a possible future alternative to this maritime transport route connecting Europe and Asia. For instance, Russia proposed the Northern Sea Route, and Israel recalled the idea of the Ben-Gurion […]

On this day: Suez Canal construction begins

April 25 marks the 162nd anniversary of the beginning of the construction of what would become one of the world’s most strategically and commercially important waterways: Egypt’s Suez Canal.Beginning in 1859 on the shores of what would later be known as Port Said, the endeavor was sparked by a need to create a shorter trade […]

On this day: Suez Canal construction starts

April 25 marks the 162nd anniversary of the beginning of the construction of what would become one of the world’s most strategically and commercially important waterways: Egypt’s Suez Canal.Beginning in 1859 on the shores of what would later be known as Port Said, the endeavor was sparked by a need to create a shorter trade […]

Erdogan’s ‘crazy’ canal project challenges Russia and threatens to shake up the region

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Need a Root Canal? Make Sure You Do THIS

In this interview, Dr. Val Kanter, a board-certified endodontist and biological dentist with a practice in Beverly Hills, California, discusses the oft-ignored dangers of root canal procedures and modern technologies with which these issues can be effectively addressed and corrected. Unfortunately, few regular dentists fully appreciate the intimate links between your oral health and overall […]

Egypt and Israel are Contemplating Alternatives to the Suez Canal

The now infamous blockage of the Suez Canal, along with the incident that nearly led to its repetition that occurred in early April, as well as a series of terrorist attacks committed by Israel against Iranian ships, has forced the international community to actively look for a possible alternative to this vital maritime transport artery. […]

There’s No Disputing the Strategic Importance of the Suez Canal and Bab-el-Mandeb Strait

The transport collapse that was triggered by the recent grounding of a giant container ship called Ever Given along with the strategies that can prevent such collapses from reoccurring remain hot topics in the media these days. About 12% of all trade passes through the Suez Canal, which separates Africa from Asia. Up to 10% of […]

Egypt’s top female sailor falsely blamed for blocking the Suez Canal

Egypt’s first female ship captain found herself in the middle of a fake news campaign that wrongly blamed for the blockage of the world’s most important strategic marine route after the Ever Given container ship got stuck across the Suez Canal for almost a week. A doctored news report alleged that 29-year old Marwa Elselehdar […]

Oil price volatility increases amid Suez Canal aftermath, OPEC meeting

Oil price volatility has increased in the past two weeks due to the blockage incident in the Suez Canal and an OPEC+ meeting earlier this month, Dr. Gil Michael Bufman, chief economist for Bank Leumi, wrote in a report by the bank released on Monday. The price of brent oil decreased from about $64.12 per […]

Suez Canal Shipping Backlog Ends, Days After Giant Vessel Freed

Ship Ever Given, one of the world’s largest container ships, is seen after it was fully floated in Suez Canal, Egypt March 29, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany The last ships stranded by the grounding of a giant container vessel in the Suez Canal should pass through the waterway on Saturday, according to the […]

Will the Suez Canal Ship Crisis Renew Push for Israeli Red-Med Rail Link?

A general view shows seagulls in Ashdod port, as a storm approaches Israel’s shores, Jan. 4, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Amir Cohen / File. Israel has long sought to connect the Red Sea with the Mediterranean using a railway line between the Southern port of Eilat and the port of Ashdod, for cargo freight and […]

Jubilation in Egypt as Ever Given refloated, Suez Canal reopens to traffic

ISMAILIA, Egypt (AFP) — Vessels anchored for nearly a week began moving Monday through the Suez Canal after a grounded megaship was unwedged, sparking relief in a country that depends heavily on the global trade artery. Easing tailbacks to the north and south, 113 ships will navigate the narrow passage by 8 a.m. local time […]

THE NET EFFECT OF THE SUEZ CANAL BLOCKAGE

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Ever Given Ship Grounded in Suez Canal Has Been Freed; QAnon Adherents Still Convinced It Is Hillary Clinton’s Human Trafficking Vessel

Ever Given, the 200,000 ton cargo ship stretching 1,300 feet that blocked all passage through the Suez Canal after being grounded in the waterway nearly a week ago, has finally been freed. Helped by the rising tide, the enormous ship was freed on Monday after a team of tugboats wrenched its bow from the sandy […]

Traffic in Suez Canal Resumes After Stranded Ship Refloated

Ship Ever Given, one of the world’s largest container ships, is seen after it was fully floated in Suez Canal, Egypt March 29, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany Egypt’s Suez Canal will reopen for shipping traffic in both directions on Monday evening after a giant container ship which had been blocking the busy waterway […]

Suez Canal traffic resumes as Ever Given ship partially re-floated

The giant container ship Ever Given that blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week was fully floated on Monday and traffic in the waterway would resume, the canal authority said in a statement. The giant container ship that blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week is fully floated and traffic in the waterway […]

Suez Canal Says Traffic in Channel Resumes After Stranded Ship Refloated

A view shows the container ship Ever Given, one of the world’s largest container ships, after it was partially refloated, in Suez Canal, Egypt March 29, 2021. Photo: Suez Canal Authority/Handout via REUTERS The giant container ship that blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week was fully floated on Monday and traffic in the […]

Giant Container Ship In Suez Canal Is On The Move

The Ever Given, the massive container ship that had blocked the Suez Canal for more than five days, is once again on the move, The Associated Press reported. Leth Agencies, a canal service provider, said Monday the ship had finally been dislodged from both banks of the global trade route after it ran aground last […]

Giant Ship Ever Given Partially Refloated, But Still Stuck In Suez Canal

SUEZ, Egypt (AP) — Engineers on Monday “partially refloated” the colossal container ship that continues to block traffic through the Suez Canal, a canal services firm said, without providing further details about when the vessel would be fully set free. Satellite data from MarineTraffic.com showed that the ship’s bulbous bow, once lodged deep in the […]

Suez Canal Crisis: Ship blocking canal may be due to human error

The massive cargo ship that had blocked Egypt’s Suez Canal bringing global trade to a near-standstill for almost a week may have been the result of human or technical failure, the head of the Suez Canal Authority said over the weekend. The ship finally moved early Sunday morning after a week-long operation to get it to […]

Suez Canal Authority says traffic resumes after stranded ship refloated

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Tugs, Dredgers Still Struggle to Free Ship Blocking Suez Canal

Ever Given container ship is seen in Suez Canal in this satellite image taken by Satellogic?s NewSat-16 on March 25, 2021. Photo: Satellogic/Handout via REUTERS Suez Canal salvage teams were alternating between dredging and tugging on Sunday to dislodge a massive container ship blocking the busy waterway, while two sources said efforts had been complicated […]

Suez Canal Blockage Could Be Used By Israel/UAE To Justify Their New Trade Route

The ongoing blockage of the Suez Canal, which occurred this past Tuesday, has caused a financial catastrophe and could open up the way to justifying a newly proposed trade route between the UAE and Israel – especially with the Egyptian President silent on the issue. The 200,000 ton “Ever Given” ship, the size of the […]

Thousands Of Animals Packed On Ships In Suez Canal Backup: Reports

Thousands of animals are packed into ships stuck backed up at the Suez Canal, according to multiple reports, raising alarms about their welfare. Bloomberg estimates 10 ships stuck in and around the canal are carrying livestock; The Guardian reported that tracking data show that at least 20 ships are transporting animals. Most of the animals are believed […]

Satellite Images Show Just How Bad The Suez Canal Traffic Jam Is Becoming

Here’s what the maritime traffic jam caused by the quarter-mile-long MS Ever Given blocking the Suez Canal looks like from space: European Space Agency The European Space Agency shared the satellite image on Friday. Taken on Thursday, it shows hundreds of boats backed up in the Gulf of Suez, waiting to pass through the Egyptian waterway. […]

More Than 200 Vessels Stuck In Maritime Traffic Jam At Blocked Suez Canal

SUEZ, Egypt (AP) — A maritime traffic jam grew to more than 200 vessels Friday outside the Suez Canal and some vessels began changing course as dredgers worked frantically to free a giant container ship that is stuck sideways in the waterway and disrupting global shipping. One salvage expert said freeing the cargo ship, the […]

10 of the best Jewish tweets about the pre-Passover Suez Canal blockage

We know what you’re thinking. The Suez Canal has been blocked for days by a giant container ship, causing big problems for the global shipping industry and starting a torrent of social media memes. But what’s Jewish about it? The answer is: nothing, on the surface. However, Passover is approaching, and the holiday’s biblical story […]

Suez Canal news – live: Ever Given ship still aground, authorities say as owner blames ‘strong wind’

An image of the Ever Given blocking the Suez Canal, taken from another container ship (EPA) The Ever Given container ship is still aground in the Suez Canal and has not been partially re-floated, authorities said after providing inaccurate information about the rescue operation earlier. Ships were forced to queue at both ends of the […]

Massive container ship stuck in Suez Canal ‘partially refloated,’ traffic expected to resume shortly

A giant container ship that has been stuck across the Suez Canal for over a day, has been “partially refloated.” Maritime traffic through the important waterway is expected to resume as soon as the vessel is towed away. The efforts to dislodge the Ever Given container ship from the Canal came to fruition on Wednesday […]

Giant container ship stuck in Suez Canal partially refloated, port agent says

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