Mar 29, 2021 01:24 PM IST
Over 300 ships are currently waiting to travel through the canal.
- Mar 29, 2021 01:06 PM IST
The massive container ship blocking the Suez Canal for almost a week has been turned 80 percent in the right direction, officials said on Monday, raising hopes the vital trade route could soon be clear. The website vessel finder has changed the status of the ship to under way.
- Mar 29, 2021 12:29 PM IST
Here’s a look at some major incidents that have closed or threatened the bottleneck in the past.
- Mar 29, 2021 09:43 AM IST
The Suez Canal Authority had earlier said in a statement that tugging operations to free the ship had resumed.
- Mar 28, 2021 10:10 AM IST
Although strong tides and winds complicated efforts to free the ship, the tugboats managed to move it 30 degrees in two directions.
- Mar 26, 2021 08:38 PM IST
'The problem is that the Suez Canal blockage is the straw that breaks global trade's back,' the study's authors wrote.
- Mar 26, 2021 05:49 PM IST
Egypt has been plagued with deadly train accidents in recent years that have been widely blamed on inadequate infrastructure and poor maintenance.
- Mar 26, 2021 01:55 PM IST
Salvage officials said it could take weeks to resolve the congestion on the canal, the main route for European imports of LNG from the Middle East and for some cargoes heading to Asia from the Mediterranean.
- Mar 26, 2021 12:59 PM IST
About 10 percent of all global trade flows through the 120-mile-long (193-kilometer-long) canal, which allows tankers and container ships to avoid a long trip around the southern tip of Africa. The iconic shipping journal Lloyd’s List estimates that goods worth $9.6 billion pass through the canal every day. Lloyd’s says about $5.1 billion of that traffic is westbound and $4.5 billion is eastbound.
- Mar 26, 2021 11:51 AM IST
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's advisor on seaports, Mohab Mamish, told AFP late Thursday that "maritime navigation will resume again within 48-72 hours, maximum".
- Mar 26, 2021 11:34 AM IST
The 400-metre (1,300-foot) long, 200,000-tonne MV Ever Given, from the class of so-called "megaships", veers off course in the canal while a gale-force duststorm hits Egypt's Sinai Desert and much of the Middle East.
- Mar 26, 2021 11:15 AM IST
The 400-metres long Ever Given has been stuck in the canal since Tuesday and efforts are under way to free the vessel although the process may take weeks amid bad weather.
- Mar 25, 2021 09:05 PM IST
The 25-member crew are safe and accounted for, says Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement, the company that manages the Ever Given.
- Mar 25, 2021 01:28 PM IST
In a sign of the global turmoil the blockage has caused, the ship’s Japanese owner even offered a written apology Thursday for the incident as well. “We are determined to keep on working hard to resolve this situation as soon as possible,” Shoei Kisen Kaisha Ltd. said. “We would like to apologize to all parties affected by this incident, including the ships travelling and planning to travel through Suez Canal.”
- Mar 25, 2021 12:04 PM IST
A skyscraper-sized container ship —Ever Given— has become wedged across Egypt's Suez Canal and blocked traffic in the vital waterway through which about 12 percent of the world trade moves.
- Mar 25, 2021 10:50 AM IST
The blocking of the crucial Suez Canal due to a massive container ship running aground, is causing delay in delivery of oil, petroleum and other products to major markets, escalating shipping costs and impacting global trade.
- Mar 24, 2021 08:35 AM IST
The large container ship named 'Ever Given' was on its way to Rotterdam when it ran aground in the Suez Canal, blocking the crucial international shipping artery and causing a major traffic jam of vessels at both ends.
- Feb 14, 2021 07:29 PM IST
The site in Egypt's Sohag Governorate likely dates back to the reign of King Narmer around 3,100 BC.
- Jan 24, 2021 08:38 AM IST
In 2011, Tahrir Square was at the vanguard of popular uprisings known as the Arab Spring. But hopes for a democratic Egypt were crushed and the historic square given a sterile new look.
- Jan 17, 2021 07:02 PM IST
Archaeologists also found a 4-meter (13-foot) long papyrus that includes texts of the Book of the Dead, which is a collection of spells aimed at directing the dead through the underworld in ancient Egypt, Hawass said.
- Jan 09, 2021 07:48 AM IST
Ancient pharaohs rowed the Nile. Now Egyptians have rediscovered the practice, finding a new perspective on the river that shaped their country.
- Oct 06, 2020 03:17 PM IST
The video clip that's going viral features many gathered around watching and filming as archaeologists unveil the first of 59 sealed sarcophagi found earlier this year in Saqqara, revealing a mummy inside.
- Aug 09, 2020 04:56 PM IST
Many built extensions to the original mausoleums, eking out a largely tranquil, if bizarre, existence side-by-side with dead sultans, singers and saints in the sprawling east Cairo cemetery.
- Aug 04, 2020 03:41 PM IST
The legal framework is based on cybercrime law especially two articles that are related to violating Egyptian family values
- May 09, 2020 08:25 PM IST
An international rights group condemned the amendments, saying the government has used the global pandemic to “expand, not reform, Egypt's abusive Emergency Law.”