Tugs free ship grounded in Egypt’s Suez Canal one of world’s busiest shipping routes

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A ship that had been stuck in Egypt's Suez Canal, one of the world's busiest shipping routes, has been re-floated. According to Leth Shipping Agency, the ship is the Xin Hai Tong 23, a 189m-long bulk carrier that was built in 2010 and is sailing under the flag of Hong Kong. Two tugs managed to swing the carrier around and it now appears to be heading towards the Suez Gulf under its own steam. At one point at least four other vessels appeared to have been stuck behind it. The Suez Canal runs between Port Said (Būr Sa'īd) on the...