Suez Canal: Stuck container ship Ever Given free and on the move | USA TODAY 1

Suez Canal: Stuck container ship Ever Given free and on the move | USA TODAY


The skyscraper-sized container ship, Ever Given, is free and on the move after being stuck in the Suez Canal for days.


“We pulled it off!” Peter Berdowski, CEO of Boskalis, the salvage firm hired to extract the Ever Given, said in a statement. “I am excited to announce that our team of experts, working in close collaboration with the Suez Canal Authority, successfully refloated the Ever Given … thereby making free passage through the Suez Canal possible again.”

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  1. Never thought it could be done! There’s isn’t anything these people can’t do! I’m just stunned ! Thanks for the video, great show!

  2. I hope all the frantic hoarders out to buy T.P. Coffee and gas can breathe a sigh of relief. Thanks to the media hype it was happening. Great News!

    1. It ain’t over yet; all the time that ship was blocking the canal stopped a LOT of other ships from passing through.

    1. @Ignacio Caballero rule 34 of a ship wasn’t the best thing my eyes have seen. I wouldn’t call it a good meme

    1. @Automatic 93 this dude probably going through all the stages of grief cause his stacks of papers are now on the other end of the house and you’re arguing about his nationality

      smh -_-

  3. Good they dislodged it, but the gaffe was already made.

    One of my sons just remarked to me, earlier today : “Imagine effing up so bad that your mistake is visible from space!!”

    1. @Barton Dean In all the videos and images they have published since , including the ones from the International Space Station, there is nothing but clear skies.

      Have you visited Suez? They only experience gale force winds during thunderstorms or sandstorms, not with clear skies.

      Have you ever seen a large sea going vessel while sailing? Been aboard one?

      We live in Panama, where another large man made canal exists, and I have had both experiences of watching and being on the bridge of a large vessel during its crossing (traversing the canal ) during REAL stormy weather.

      That tall tale of Mazinger sized “strong winds” may assuage the general public , but it will not fool any experienced sea farer.
      It doesn’t hold much water.

  4. A cargo ship? More like an ISLAND filled with useless crap that’s going to end up in the ocean. Awesome. Anyway back to Biden stumbling on some freaking stairs…

  5. To all the family and friends and people around the world who encouraged me to go there and single-handedly free this vessel, I thank you. I couldn’t have done it without you.

  6. they better pull into the first possible spot and check out the structural integrity of that ship. It would be a shame if it breaks up en route to its destination due to being over stressed by its ordeal…

  7. Its about time. Now they might lower the prices back down so I can buy the items I wanted a few days ago but were to exspensive

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