ONE boxship collides with floating bridge in Suez Canal

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SINGAPORE- FLAGGED containership One Orpheus struck a floating bridge in the eastern lane of the Suez Canal after losing control of its steering, reports Singapore’s Splash 247. The 336-metre long 2008-built ship suffered a fault with its rudder while transiting the canal on its way from Singapore to the Netherlands. The Suez Canal Authority (SCA)said in a statement that the passage of ships through the vital trade route linking Asia and Europe had not been affected. All south-bound vessels...

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