Euphoria in Egypt as Ever Given refloated on Suez Canal

Boats blew their horns and cheers erupted this morning after workers managed to refloat the container ship that’s been blocking one of the world’s busiest waterways for a week in a maritime soap opera that’s spawned a million memes but also caused huge financial losses and fuel shortages.

Euphoria in Egypt as Ever Given refloated on Suez CanalThe Ever Given, which is the size of the Empire State Building, should be fully freed today when the water level rises, Egyptian authorities said, after an operation involving 10 tugboats and sand dredges. More than 350 ships carrying billions in cargo will soon be able to continue their passage.

Sources: CNNBBC

   
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