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Photos and Maps Shows How an Enormous Container Ship Got Stuck in the Suez Canal, Blocking One of the World's Most Vital Shipping Routes

Rocky Weitz speaks with Business Insider about the maritime implications of the Ever Given grounding.

The Ever Given, the massive container ship stuck in Egypt's Suez Canal, has been wedged in place since Tuesday morning.


According to Professor Rocky Weitz, director of the Fletcher Maritime Studies Program at The Fletcher School at Tufts University, the old channel provided partial relief to the blockage. 

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