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A huge container ship has accidentally blocked the Suez Canal, one of the world’s most important shipping lanes

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One of the most important shipping routes in the world, the Suez Canal, has been blocked by a massive container ship for a day.

Ever Given, a nearly 200-foot-wide, 1,300-foot-long cargo ship sailing under a Panamanian flag, has caused a transcontinental logjam in the Egyptian waters, which directly connect Europe to Asia.

The ship is en route to Rotterdam, Netherlands, from the Yantian district of China, according to Vessel Finder.

The ship had traveled through Taipei and Malaysia and had planned on arriving in the Netherlands on March 31 before winding up perpendicular and blocking hundreds of details ⇒

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