Race To Free Giant Ship From Suez Canal Continues : NPR

Efforts to refloat the Ever Given made “significant progress” Friday night, but low tides quashed authorities’ hopes of refloating the 1,300-foot vessel before the weekend.

Source: Race To Free Giant Ship From Suez Canal Continues : NPR

Ever Given, a massive cargo ship, is still stuck in the Suez Canal

The Ever Given, which become lodged in the Suez Canal, is still stuck, halting traffic in one of the world’s busiest waterways.

  • The massive container ship that ran aground in the Suez Canal, halting traffic in one of the world’s busiest waterways, is still stuck.
  • The ship, called the Ever Given, became horizontally wedged in the waterway following heavy winds.
  • Nearly 19,000 ships passed through the canal during 2020, for an average of 51.5 per day, according to the Suez Canal Authority.
  • The massive container ship that ran aground in the Suez Canal, halting traffic in one of the world’s busiest waterways, is still stuck as tug boats continued to try to dislodge the ship on Thursday. A team of expert salvors from Smit Salvage have been called in to assist with the operation.

Source: Ever Given, a massive cargo ship, is still stuck in the Suez Canal