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Suez Canal unblocked after giant ship freed

Egypt’s Suez Canal is set to reopen for shipping traffic in both directions after a giant container ship that had been blocking the busy waterway for almost a week was refloated, with more than 400 ships waiting to pass through.

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Pandemic leaves cargo ship crews all at sea

Consumers and global trade have become increasingly reliant on cargo ships since the pandemic hit air traffic, but port public health restrictions have left hundreds of thousands of crew stranded aboard their vessels, unable to leave, writes Christiaan De Beukelaer.

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