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Ever Given crew members whose work contracts have expired allowed to leave the impounded ship and return home

6 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Lt. Gen. Ossama Rabei, head of the Suez Canal Authority speaks to other staff onboard a boat near the Ever Given container vessel on March 24, 2021.
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Three Ever Given crew members have been granted permission to return home, Reuters reported.
They join two additional members who were allowed to leave in early April due to personal reasons.
Day-to-day operations on board are continuing as the ship and its cargo remain impounded.
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The Ever Given crisis put mega ships under the spotlight. As vessels get bigger and more automated, a long-serving captain and other experts are weighing up the risks

6 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The Ever Given cargo ship stuck in the Suez Canal.
Suez Canal Authority via AP
After the Ever Given blocked the Suez Canal, industry insiders are taking note of other risks.
Bigger ships, more automation, and smaller crews are concerns, said Capt. Rahul Khanna, of Allianz.
Climate change has made a shipping route through inhospitable Arctic waters more popular.
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Shipping vessels have grown larger by multiples in just a few years, adding to worries among some industry insiders that a single mistake made by a massive ship could cause a global...
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