Suez Canal Blockage: Queue Backlog with Sentinel-1 SAR

On March 21, 2021, a massive container ship, Ever Given, was found stuck in the Suez Canal. The Suez Canal is an important trade route as it connects a water path between Europe and Asia without going around Africa. The ship blocked the pathway for six days delaying hundreds of other vessels from crossing.

Suez Canal 2021 Blockage