Vessels start diverting amid warning Suez Canal blockage may last for weeks

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  • FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Vessels start diverting amid warning Suez Canal blockage may last for weeks” – below is their description.

    Experts are now warning it may take weeks to dislodge the Ever Given, the massive container ship that is blocking the Suez Canal. As 12 percent of global trade flows through the waterway, supply disruptions could eventually lead to price hikes for consumers. Plus, as US President Joe Biden doubles his vaccination target to 200 million doses by the end of April, the US chain Krispy Kreme is offering free donuts to those who have received their jabs. 

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