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Information: Blockade of Suez Canal may lead to individual shipment delay

On Tuesday, a 200,000 tonne ship got stuck in Egypt's Suez Canal.

On Tuesday, a 200,000 tonne ship got stuck in Egypt's Suez Canal. It became lodged sideways and thus blocks the path of other vessels in both directions. At the moment, experts on site cannot give information yet when the canal will be cleared again and traffic can restart. For a further overview, please refer to the following link (external source).

This situation may affect individual shipments and lead to delay in specific cases. V-LINE already identified those shipments and contacted you if a shipment organized by V-LINE is affected. We assure you that we keep constant track on all of our shipments and will contact you as soon as we identify other delays.

V-LINE is your trusted partner and always on site. Thus, if any questions or problems occur at your side or you need help with another shipment, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with your direct contact. We will be happy to support you.

Any new developments and further information will be communicated to you pro-actively.

 

Picture: The vessel blocking the Suez Canal in Egypt (Source: Cnes2021, Distribution Airbus DS via AP)

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