Suez Canal

A handout photograph made available by the Suez Canal Authority, shows floatation work being carried out on the Ever Given container ship which ran aground in the Suez Canal, Egypt, 28 March 2021. The Ever Given, a large container ship ran aground in the Suez Canal on 23 March, blocking passage of other ships and causing a traffic jam for cargo vessels. The head of the Suez Canal Authority announced on 28 March that efforts for the floatation of the Ever Given are continuing. Its floatation is being carried out by 14 tugboats that are towing and pushing the grounding vessel, it has on 27 March moved by two inches and the authorities hope that the ship will move further after the water starts running underneath it. Suez Canal blocked as container ship runs aground, Egypt – 28 Mar 2021