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The Suez Canal blockage may impact global goods supply chain for months, the world’s largest shipping company says

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The Suez Canal blockage by the giant container ship Ever Given has caused shipping backlogs that could take months to unravel, Maersk, the world’s biggest shipping company, said Monday.

“Even when the canal gets reopened, the ripple effects on global capacity and equipment are significant and the blockage has already triggered a series of further disruptions and backlogs in global shipping that could take weeks, possibly months, to unravel,” Maersk said in a statement on Monday.

The container ship was “partially refloated” Sunday, the first step towards freeing the ship and reopening the canal details ⇒

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