Southbound and northbound traffic on the Suez Canal has recommenced a day after the stricken Ever Given container ship was freed, market sources said March 30. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now But the backlog of almost 400 vessels is likely to take at least a week to clear, with severe port congestion expected at some commodity terminals worldwide. The Ever Given container vessel ran aground in the Suez Canal on March 23, which blocked the vital commodity chokepoint, and the ship was only successfully freed March 29. Northbound and southbound traffic had fully resumed by the morning of March 30 after almost a weeklong hiatus on the vital trade route. By […]