Cargo Ship Blocks Suez Canal for Nearly a Week, Spotlighting Trade Vulnerabilities | Burns & Wilcox

The MV Ever Given, a massive cargo ship, gains notoriety for running aground amid high winds on March 23 and completely blocking the Suez Canal.

 

“The ripple effect on trade of all the other ships barred from passing through the canal during that period may have been substantial.” –Patrick Barco, Manager, Ocean Marine, Burns & Wilcox, Toronto, Ontario

 

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