First vessels start navigating through Suez Canal

First vessels start navigating through Suez Canal
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  • calendar-gray 29 March 2021

First vessels started passing through the Suez Canal after six days of blocking, according to data of the Marinetraffic service, APA reports citing TASS.

First ships started sailing from the lake between the northern and the southern Canal branches. About 45 vessels were blocked there.

Navigation in the unblocked Suez Canal would resume at about 21.00 Moscow time, authorities said earlier.

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