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Taiwanese captain given flowers after new cargo ship transits Suez Canal without hitch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Evergreen Marine Corp’s new giant cargo ship, the Ever Ace, transited the Suez Canal without incident on Saturday (Aug. 28), prompting Egyptian authorities to celebr...

Taiwan’s TSMC to ship pieces of its new US plant via cargo freight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (TSMC) is rumored to be shipping manufacturing facilities, including a clean room, via cargo freight to the U.S. in order to...

Taiwan's Evergreen Maritime Corp. now has one of world's largest container ships

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of the world's largest container ships, the "Ever Ace" (長範輪), successfully berthed at Taipei Port on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 8) as part of the ship's ...

With ship now freed, a probe into Suez Canal blockage begins

Experts on Tuesday boarded a colossal container ship that had been stuck sideways for nearly a week in the Suez Canal before it was dislodged as questions swirled about the grounding that had shaken t...

Taiwan's Evergreen ship fully free, Suez Canal reopens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan-chartered mega-ship that was stranded in the Suez Canal has been fully refloated, and traffic has finally resumed in the Suez Canal six days after the internati...

Taiwan Evergreen ship successfully refloated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan-chartered mega-ship that was stranded in the Suez Canal has been refloated and secured after a six-day ordeal that has cost global shippers billions of dollars ...

Diggers and dredgers struggle to free ship blocking Suez Canal

Suez Canal salvage teams intensified excavation and dredging on Sunday (March 28) around a massive container ship blocking the busy waterway ahead of attempts to refloat it, with two sources saying wo...

Taiwan Evergreen truck jams traffic in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the global shipping crisis caused by a ship chartered by Taiwan's Evergreen Marine Corp., a truck carrying an Evergreen container caused a massive traffic jam on ...

Egypt races to free giant vessel blocking Suez Canal

ISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) — A giant container ship remained stuck sideways Friday in Egypt’s Suez Canal, as authorities race to free the vessel and reopen traffic in a crucial East-West waterway for global...

Taiwan's Evergreen ship blocks US$9.6 billion in Suez Canal trade per day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A gargantuan Taiwanese container ship stranded in the Suez Canal is delaying US$9.6 billion worth of maritime traffic per day. The Panama-flagged Ever Given, operated b...

Japanese owner of container ship stuck in Suez Canal apologizes

Shoei Kisen, the Japanese owner of a container ship stuck in the Suez Canal that is holding up potentially billions of dollars of traded goods, apologized on Thursday (March 25) and added that it was ...

Photo of the Day: Buff Taiwan flexes muscles on world stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chip shortages, a new Suez Crisis, Taiwanese pineapples, and "Salmoners" have inspired a meme this week boasting how Taiwan has been punching above its weight on...

Titanic Taiwanese ship could be stuck in Suez Canal until mid-April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the worst-case scenario, it may take up to two weeks to free the massive Taiwanese container ship stuck in the Suez Canal, drastically impacting one of the most importa...

Stuck ship in Egypt's Suez Canal imperils shipping worldwide

ISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) — A skyscraper-sized cargo ship wedged across Egypt's Suez Canal further imperiled global shipping Thursday as at least 150 other vessels needing to pass through the crucial water...

Stranded Taiwan container ship blocks Suez Canal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A giant Taiwanese container ship has become stuck in the Suez Canal, halting all shipping traffic in the vital international trading route. The Panama-flagged Ever Giv...