Egypt’s Suez Canal, used to carry about 8 percent of global seaborne trade, remained open today after week-long protests against President Hosni Mubarak , with shipping lines saying they had no plans to divert vessels.
Egypt’s Suez Canal rescue teams put out a fire that broke out on a Cypriot-flagged freighter before the ship entered the waterway, the state-run Middle East News Agency said.
Following is a table of the December vessel traffic in the Suez Canal by type of ship from the Suez Canal Authority.
Following is a table of the January vessel traffic in the Suez Canal by net tonnage from the Suez Canal Authority.
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