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Once-Stuck Ship Gets Another Chance for Passage Through the Suez Canal

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The Ever Given container ship sails to depart the Suez Canal in Ismailia, Egypt, on July 7, 2021.

The Ever Given container ship sails to depart the Suez Canal in Ismailia, Egypt, on July 7, 2021.

Photographer: Islam Safwat/Bloomberg

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Less than nine months after getting stuck in the Suez Canal, the Ever Given appears ready to give the northbound passage another try.