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Suez canal blocked after container ship runs aground

Guardian, 24 Mar 2021
A container ship heading to Rotterdam has run aground in the Suez canal, blocking other vessels from transiting one of the world's most important waterways. Video posted to social media showed a traffic jam of ships waiting to pass through. The 200,000-tonne ship, the Ever Given, is 400 metres long (1,312ft) and 59 metres wide (193ft). 

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