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Suez Canal chief says southern stretch to be deepened and expanded

The National 11 May 2021
The Suez Canal Authority plans to expand and deepen the southern stretch of the waterway where the container ship Ever Given got stuck in March, Chairman Osama Rabie said in a televised address on Tuesday ... Egypt court upholds seizure of Ever Given ship over Suez Canal blocking.
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Egypt plans to widen the Suez Canal after it was blocked for days in March

The New Arab 11 May 2021
Egypt has announced plans to expand the southern stretch of the Suez Canal, after its blockage in March by a cargo ship caused maritime chaos for days ... The massive Ever Given container ship blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week in March, halting billions of dollars in maritime commerce.
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Suez Canal announces plan to expand southern stretch following six-day Ever Given blockage

Russia Today 11 May 2021
The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has outlined plans to expand the southern stretch of the waterway after the Ever Given container ship caused chaos by becoming wedged, stopping traffic for six days ... The group will also move to extend the second canal lane that was opened in 2015 by ...
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Egypt reduces compensation claims over Suez Canal closure

Egypt Independent 11 May 2021
Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Osama Rabie said on Sunday that Egypt has offered to reduce its compensation claims to the owners of the container ship that closed the canal in March by a third ... The Ever Given and its cargo are still being held in the Suez Canal, and the ...
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Egypt's president urges Suez Canal Authority to accomplish expansion plan in less than 1 year

Egypt Today 11 May 2021
Also, The Suez Canal Authority purchased three boats that mitigate the environmental impact of the ships crossing, and they will enter service in May 2021, Rabie stated ... As for the performance of the international waterway, it was underscored that 22 large HMM container ships have recently crossed the Suez Canal.
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Egypt's President Sisi to inaugurate projects affiliated to the Suez Canal Authority on May 11

Egypt Today 11 May 2021
On May 7, Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority (SCA) reduced the amount of compensation claims for the damages caused by the grounding of the Panama-flagged Ever Given Ship from $916 million to $600 million, announced the SCA Chairperson Admiral Osama Rabie on Friday.
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Ever Given insurers say Egypt's $600 million claim is still too much, as authorities continue ...

Business Insider 11 May 2021
The Ever Given on March 27 2021, when it was still stuck in the Suez Canal ... Egypt was seeking $916 million for the blockage of the Suez Canal, then dropped it to $600 million ... A few days after the ship was freed, the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) impounded the ship and its cargo and lodged a compensation claim of $916 million.
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Suez Canal chief says southern stretch to be deepened, expanded

The National 11 May 2021
The Suez Canal Authority plans to expand and deepen the southern stretch of the waterway where the container ship Ever Given got stuck in March, Chairman Osama Rabie said in a televised address on Tuesday ... Egypt court upholds seizure of Ever Given ship over Suez Canal blocking.
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Suez Canal chief says southern stretch to be expanded

Straits Times 11 May 2021
CAIRO (REUTERS) - The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) plans to expand and deepen the southern stretch of the waterway where a container ship became jammed and blocked traffic for six days in March, Chairman Osama Rabie said in a televised address on Tuesday (May 11).
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WorldSuez Canal chief says southern stretch to be expanded

Reuters 11 May 2021
The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) plans to expand and deepen the southern stretch of the waterway where a container ship became jammed and blocked traffic for six days in March, Chairman Osama Rabie said in a televised address on Tuesday ... A second canal lane that opened in ...
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Suez Canal boss reveals expansion plans as revenues jump on trade rebound

Arab News 11 May 2021
Rabie also discussed plans to expand and deepen the southern sector of the canal in which the container ship Ever Given was stuck in March, creating chaos across the global supply chain.
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I miss my Segways

The Richmond Register 11 May 2021
One of the most wonderful times I had with my Segway was on a cruise to the Panama Canal and Aruba ... On the trip down to the canal, I had a doctor and half the ships crew take rides on the Segway. When we left the canal and cruised on to Aruba, our port-a-call was Oranjestad.
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Zencargo raises $42M to expand its digital-first freight forwarding platform internationally

Crunch 11 May 2021
Zencargo is not disclosing its valuation but the company — which provides services to both to companies and distributors like Amazon to ship goods to its fulfillment centers; and brands like Vivienne Westwood, Swoon Furniture, and Soho Home — said that it is on track to make £100 million in revenues this year, and £200 million in 2022.
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NRF Says Retail Imports are on Track to Beat Record 2020 Levels

The Maritime Executive 11 May 2021
container ports ... Congestion at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the nation’s largest ports, has begun to ease as carriers have shifted vessels to the Pacific Northwest or the East Coast via the Panama Canal, Hackett said. But some ships are still facing delays unloading as ports work at capacity and COVID-19 infections impact workers.
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