Trade and Investment

The stuck ship in the Suez Canal is an important lesson for global trade

The stranded ship, the Ever Given, is one of the world's largest container ships. Image: REUTERS/Ahmed Fahmy

Rory Hopcraft

Industrial Researcher, University of Plymouth

Kevin Jones

Executive Dean, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Plymouth

Kimberly Tam

Lecturer in Cyber Security, University of Plymouth

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