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Prominentwon
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Ultra Large Containership Runs Aground, Long Traffic Jam in Suez Canal

Someone might get written up for this one.

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Tugs and diggers have so far failed to dislodge a massive container ship stuck in the Suez Canal on Wednesday, increasing the chances of prolonged delays in what is arguably the world's most important waterway.
Work to re-float the ship was suspended until Thursday morning in Egypt, shipping agent Inchcape said, citing the Suez Canal Authority. Dredgers are still trying to loosen the vessel before any attempt to pull it out, the ship's manager said.

It's taxing to even grasp how big this ship is. About a quarter mile long (400 meters) and weighing in at 200,000 metric tons, its sheer size is overwhelming the efforts to dig it out. A huge yellow excavator, itself about twice as tall as its driver, looked like child's toy parked next to the ship's bulking bow.


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Current traffic situation due to Suez canal blockage:

71 vessels at Suez Anchorage awaiting North Bound transit

79 vessels awaiting South Bound transit of which 34 are anchored at Great Bitter Lake & 45 at Port Said Outer Anchorage.


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The Third Leg
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Ya done messed up.


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brucevilanch
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Bruh


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Geauxld Finger
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that's like trying to get your truck out of the mud with a popsicle stick


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RummelTiger
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How many Suez Canal's are there?


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goofball
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I didn’t know the Suez Canal was in Germany


SwampKitty
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Looks familiar


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Mingo Was His NameO
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150 post thread about 5 under yours.


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Old Money
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Been asleep for a few days, OP?


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So this is why my golf clubs haven't been delivered


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KiwiHead
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Europe fricked. So much of Europe's oil runs through the Suez that Italy and Spain as well as So. France are gonna be hurting soon


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Prominentwon
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How many Suez Canal's are there?


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didn’t know the Suez Canal was in Germany



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Looks familiar


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150 post thread about 5 under yours.


This post was edited on 3/25 at 9:47 am


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Douglas Quaid
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Did ya hear that the pilot was female and Asian?


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blueridgeTiger
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Post a pic of the pilot so I can decide how much outrage I should exhibit.


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Ed Osteen
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they are probably going to have to unload it to free it. The growing amount of ships waiting on each side of the canal is pretty interesting on vessel tracker. One boat is shutting down half the globe


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cajungoalie
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Ship soon to be renamed "NO frickS EVER GIVEN"


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WestSideTiger
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He’s definitely gonna need more cartons of Marlboro Reds for this one.



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Zarkinletch416
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How tenuous and fragile is this world economy. All that tonnage passing throw a canal that narrow.



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