Hege Høyer Leivestad, Johanna Markkula and Elisabeth Schober Beyond Suez.

Escalating Ship Sizes and their Consequences. 

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Transiting through the Suez Canal. Photo: Johanna Markkula 

At the height of this pandemic’s third wave, with many of us sitting in what by now feels like an eternal lockdown, images of a gigantic ship stuck inside the Suez Canal seem to have provided more than just a welcome distraction. The vessel, unable to move one way or another, proved to be immensely relatable, if endless memes flooding the ether over the last few days are any indication at all. 

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Published Aug. 19, 2021 9:13 AM - Last modified June 2, 2022 12:32 PM