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# Suez Canal

Last year
Ship from same firm that blocked Suez Canal runs aground in US
The Ever Forward an aground in the Chesapeake Bay shortly after leaving a Baltimore port on Sunday.
All time
Ever Given cargo ship that blocked Suez successfully crosses canal on way to China
The Ever Given has “successfully crossed” the canal five months after it blocked the waterway for nearly a week.
From used cars to a loaf of bread, inflation bites Irish businesses and consumers
Irish used car prices have increased by 40% in the year to the end of June
Ever Given ship finally arrives in Rotterdam after Suez Canal block
The MV Ever Given blocked the Suez Canal for six days in late March.
Ever Given ship set to leave Suez Canal after 106 days as settlement deal reached
The vessel ran aground in March, blocking the crucial waterway for six days.
Suez Canal officials say deal reached to free seized vessel
The vessel had run aground in the single-lane stretch of the canal on March 23.
First it was chocolate flakes - now Irish mattresses are being impacted by global supply problems
Higher shipping costs and more expensive raw materials are pushing up costs for furniture and bedding-makers.
Egypt 'seizes' ship that blocked Suez Canal, demands nearly $1 billion compensation
The 200,000-tonne MV Ever Given got diagonally stuck on 23 March.
Ships sail through Suez Canal again after large shipping container freed
Traffic on the waterway had been halted for nearly a week after the ship blocked the canal.
Clearing Suez Canal backlog likely to take until end of week after massive container ship refloated
Around 400 ships are waiting to get through the vital canal.
The Ever Given was freed this afternoon.
Almost 400 ships are waiting to use the waterway while other vessels were diverted around the tip of Africa.
Opinion: Suez Canal container ship accident is a worst-case scenario for global trade
Two more tugboats join bid to free cargo ship stuck in Suez Canal
As of early this morning, more than 320 ships were waiting to travel through the waterway.
Latest attempts to refloat container ship in Suez Canal 'not successful'
The Ever Given remains wedged diagonally across the entire canal.
Maritime traffic jam grows with more than 200 ships outside Suez Canal
The Suez Canal Authority said it welcomed international offers to help free a stranded cargo ship.
Egypt closes Suez Canal for up to 72 hours as efforts to free ship to enter fourth day
Owners of the 400m-long vessel say they face “extreme difficulty” refloating it.
Opinion: Suez Canal container ship accident is a worst-case scenario for global trade
The container ship ran aground in the Suez Canal on Tuesday, blocking the passage of other ships and causing a traffic jam for cargo vessels.
Stuck ship in Suez Canal imperils shipping worldwide, with over 150 vessels waiting to pass
At least 150 ships are sitting idle waiting for the Ever Given to be freed.
Suez Canal Authority attempts to free 400m-long container ship wedged against both sides of waterway
The container ship has been stuck in the Egyptian waterway since yesterday.
Fears of oil crisis in Egypt unrest ease - but price stays above $100 a barrel
Suez Canal has not been disrupted by violence in the Middle East but traders keeping a close eye on further flare-ups that might cut off supplies.