Ever Given

Trans-Caspian International Transport Route may become alternative to Suez Canal

The Trans-Caspian International Transport Route came in the spotlight after one of the world’s largest container ships, Ever Given, lodged in the Suez Canal, halting maritime traffic for a week and causing billions of dollars in losses, Caspian News writes. The Suez Canal connects the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea and provides the shortest sea link between Asia and Europe, with about 12 percent of total global trade moving through it

Cargo ship in Suez canal budged

Experts working to free a cargo ship - which has been jammed in the Suez Canal for five days - have managed to budge its stern and get its rudder and propeller to work again, Sky News informs. Some 9,000 tonnes of ballast water were removed from …