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29 Mar 2021

Ship blocking Suez Canal freed

Presenter

It’s one of the biggest ships in the world.

To give a sense of its scale, it’s a hundred yards longer than the Shard building in London is tall.

And it’s been stuck for the last week blocking the Suez Canal.

And stuck behind it, many billions of pounds’ worth of consumer goods moving between Asia and Europe.

Finally, just a couple of hours ago, there was movement.