global trade: Giant container ships dominate global trade lanes, but skip Indian ports

When one of the world’s largest container ships ran aground on the Suez Canal for six days in 2021, it caught everyone’s attention. It is rare for a ship to sustain an estimated $60 billion worth of trade. Weighing 220,000 tons, the 400-meter Ever Given (almost as long as the Empire State Building) was finally freed during high tide by 13 tugs after dredging 30,000 cubic meters of sand. The ship also had to

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