The nearly one-week blockage of the Suez Canal last month by a giant 250,000-ton container ship once again raised the issue of the search for an alternative route for world shipping. After the Dutch-bound Ever Given got stuck due to a sandstorm while passing through the canal on March 24, it took six days to …

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