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Suez Canal says 140 more ships to transit waterway on Tuesday

Cairo - The backlog caused by the blockage would be cleared in three to four days.



By Reuters

Published: Tue 30 Mar 2021, 2:35 PM

The Suez Canal expects to see 140 ships pass through the waterway on Tuesday after 113 transited overnight following the release of a grounded container ship, its chairman said.

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Suez Canal Authority chairman Osama Rabie said 95 ships would pass by 1900 local time and a further 45 by midnight, reasserting that he hoped a backlog caused by the blockage would be cleared in three to four days.

Photo: AFP
Photo: AFP

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