Stranded container ship Ever Given, one of the world's largest container ships, is seen after it ran aground, in Suez Canal

Stranded container ship Ever Given, one of the world's largest container ships, is seen after it ran aground, in Suez Canal, Egypt March 26, 2021. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Watch Part 2: A Naval Historian and Master Mariner Discuss the Ever Given Grounding in Suez

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March 26, 2021

In Part 2 of their popular video series, Dr. Sal Mercogliano, Associate Professor of History at Campbell University and Adjunct Professor at the United States Merchant Marine Academy, along with Captain John Konrad, Founder, and CEO of gCaptain, provide an update on the situation in the Suez Canal with the grounding of the Evergreen containership MV Ever Given.

John and Sal discuss the new salvage plan, provide an update on the impact the closure of the canal is having on world trade and commerce, and why this issue should be important not only to shippers, but the government, the military, and every human on the planet since 90% of all goods are moved by sea.

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