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Suez Canal says 140 more ships to transit waterway on Tuesday

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Ships anchored in the Great Bitter Lake, wait near the opening of the Suez Canal, Monday March 29, 2021. (Photo: NYTimes)
CAIRO —The Suez Canal expects to see 140 ships pass through the waterway on Tuesday after 113 transited overnight following the release of a grounded container ship, its chairman said.اضافة اعلان

Suez Canal Authority chairman Osama Rabie said 95 ships would pass by 1900 local time and a further 45 by midnight, reasserting that he hoped a backlog caused by the blockage would be cleared in three to four days.