Greek cargo ship that ran aground in the Suez Canal refloated
A Greek-owned cargo ship carrying corn that went aground early on Monday in the Suez Canal was refloated and traffic through the crucial waterway was restored, Egyptian authorities said.
Egypt to raise Suez Canal transit fees for ships in 2023
Egypt has said that it will increase transit fees for vessels, including oil-laden tankers, passing through Suez Canal, one of the world's most crucial waterways.
The Suez Canal Authority said in a statement on Sept. 17 that it will add 15 percent to the fees for tankers carrying oil and petroleum products, and 10 percent for dry bulk carriers and cruise ships.
Suez Canal records highest ever annual revenue of $7 bln
Egypt's Suez Canal Authority announced yesterday an all-time revenue record, earning $7 billion during the last fiscal year following a series of toll hikes for vessels transiting the vital waterway.
Between July 2021 and June 2022 - Egypt's fiscal year - some 1.32 billion tons of cargo were shipped through the canal, Suez Canal Authority (SCA) chief Osama Rabie said.
Egypt 'seizes' Suez megaship, demands nearly $1 bln compensation
The megaship which blocked Egypt's Suez Canal and crippled world trade for nearly a week has been "seized" on court orders until the vessel's owners pay $900 million, canal authorities said on April 13.
NSI: Bulgaria’s Population Melted by Another 34,934 People in 2020
By 31 December 2020 the population of Bulgaria is 6,916,548 people, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) reported. Compared to 2019, the population of the country decreased by 34,934 people, or by 0.5 percent.
Suez Update: Huge Container Ship Partially Refloated, Canal Still Bottlenecked
A canal services firm says that salvage teams have "partially refloated" the colossal container ship that remains wedged across the Suez Canal, without providing further details about when the vessel would be set free.
Ever Given container ship unstuck (video)
The Suez Canal authority issued a relevant statement
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Giant container ship that blocked Suez Canal set free
Salvage teams on March 29 set free a colossal container ship that has halted global trade through the Suez Canal, bringing an end to a crisis that for nearly a week had clogged one of the world's most vital maritime arteries.
Ship 'partially refloated,' but still stuck in Suez Canal
Engineers on March 29 "partially refloated" the colossal container ship that continues to block traffic through the Suez Canal, a canal services firm said, without providing further details about when the vessel would be fully set free.
Suez Bottleneck May Cause New Toilet Paper Crisis
A megaship blocking the Suez Canal may cause a new toilet paper crisis, it is claimed.
It comes just a year after UK supermarket shelves were stripped of toilet roll in a frenzy of panic buying just before the first lockdown.
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