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Rather predictably, there’s more misery in store for shippers and forwarders with cargo onboard the Ever Given. An Egyptian court has rejected a vessel release request from its Japanese owner, Shoe Kisen, according to this report in gCaptain. The Suez Canal Authority remains adamant it is owed close to $1bn, a figure derided by the vessel’s insurers. The next court hearing has been set for 22 May.

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