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Suez Canal Shipping Resumes After Ship Runs Aground


Shipping services in the Suez Canal waterways resumed on Monday morning after a vessel went aground, according to Canal services firm Leth.

  • A cargo vessel carrying corn from Ukraine to China ran aground in the Suez Canal waterways amid a technical failure but the vessel has been refloated, Osama Rabie, Suez Canal Authority chief said.
  • Around 21 vessels will resume or commence southbound transits and only minor delays are expected.
  • The vessel, MV Glory, ran aground near the city of Qantara, in the Suez Canal province of Ismailia, Leth said.

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