Merchant of Venice

how the news given by the frenchman create suspense in the story?

It is from act2 scene8

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Salarino informs Solanio that he spoke with a Frenchman who told him a Venetian ship loaded with treasure was wrecked in the English Channel. It could possibly be Antonio's ship which means he might not be able to pay the bond to Shylock.