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It seems as if some lessons have been learned from the Ever Given drama. Work has begun on extending a second lane in the Suez Canal, which allows for two-way traffic. The Suez Canal Authority confirmed over the weekend that work had begun to lengthen the lane by 10km, and that it would widen and deepen a single lane stretch at the southern end.

The Middle East’s largest dredger will be used, the Mohab Mamish, which arrived in Egypt last month, reports The Guardian.

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