The Suez Canal: Container Ship Blocks A Critical Waterway – The Economist + Visual Capitalist

Why the Suez Canal and other choke-points face growing pressure

Shipping volumes, security threats and climate change put the squeeze on vital seaways

The Ever Given Container Ship – click to expand photo

The Economist – Mar 26th – 2021


The Suez Canal: A Critical Waterway Comes to a Halt

 Suez Canal is an important waterway, connecting trade between Asia and Europe.

Here are the details surrounding its blockage, visualized.


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  • Morning star  On 03/27/2021 at 3:41 pm

    I am so worried about not having enough toilet roll I have already stocked up with 700 rolls

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