Suez Canal is moving, but the supply chain impact could last months


A view shows the container ship Ever Given, one of the world’s largest container ships, after it was partially refloated, in Suez Canal, Egypt March 29, 2021.

Suez Canal Authority | Reuters

The Ever Given was pulled free from the Suez Canal on Monday after cutting off traffic in the vital waterway for six days, but experts say the disruptions to global trade will continue to reverberate.

“We might celebrate the success of releasing the ship and unblocking the Suez, but that’s not the end of the story here,” said Douglas Kent, executive vice president of strategy and alliances at the Association for Supply Chain Management.

“It’s definitely going to continue to backlog ports and other…


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