"Around 50 ships a day pass through the canal under normal circumstances, split
almost equally between dry bulk carriers, container carriers (like the Ever
Given) and tankers. As the blockage continues, some shipping lines are
considering diverting ships around Africa rather than wait for it to clear.
Coming on top of the COVID-19 pandemic, this event has highlighted the
fragility of global supply chains – and is likely to accelerate changes in the
world economy that were already under way."
*** Xanni ***
Chief Scientist, Xanadu
Partner, Glass Wings
Manager, Serious Cybernetics