Shipping traffic through Egypt's Suez Canal resumed on Monday after a giant container ship which had been blocking the busy waterway for almost a week was refloated, the canal authority said. The 400-metre (430-yard) long Ever Given became jammed diagonally across a southern section of the canal in high winds early last Tuesday, halting traffic on the shortest shipping route between Europe and Asia. Live footage on a local television station showed the ship surrounded by tug boats moving slowly in the centre of the canal. The station, ExtraNews, said the ship was moving at a ...
'She's free': Traffic in Suez Canal resumes after stranded ship refloated
Key waterway between Europe and Asia blocked since Tuesday; at least 369 vessels waiting to transit canal
Reuters Last Updated at March 29, 2021 20:18 IST