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Why Ships Crash | NOVA

Why Ships Crash
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Illustration of Ever Given in Suez Canal

Wed. May 18 at 9 p.m. on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | How could a single ship cause a major supply chain crisis around the globe?

When the bow of the colossal Ever Given container ship plowed into the bank of the Suez Canal on March 23, 2021, international supply chains ground to a halt. What went wrong?

Follow the dramatic efforts to free the ship and the investigation into one of the most expensive shipping disasters ever. Maritime experts analyze other recent accidents and try to figure out how such devastating crashes could be prevented.

Watch this episode at video.wkar.org during or after the premiere date.

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