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

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


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

  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!

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

  3. Aspiring Polymath | March 29, 2021 at 11:37 AM | Reply

    Awe man!!! Can we still meme about it though??

  4. God damn it that boat was supposed to crash global economy

  5. Darius Andrei | March 29, 2021 at 12:06 PM | Reply

    finally the paperclips I ordered on aliexpress will arrive

  6. Imagine being crew on that ship…

  7. The guy behind him has the potential to possibly do the funniest thing anybody has ever done…

  8. TheFlashSpeedforce | March 29, 2021 at 12:10 PM | Reply

    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!!” 🤦🏻‍♂️

    • Hurricane force winds can blow any ship off course, clearly.

    • TheFlashSpeedforce | March 29, 2021 at 12:36 PM | Reply

      @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.

  9. 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…

  10. 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.

  11. *ATTENTION* The COMPANY is called *EVERGREEN* The SHIP is called *EVERGIVEN*

  12. 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…

  13. Play Button With 0 Vids-READ MY BIO | March 29, 2021 at 12:19 PM | Reply

    I feel bad for all of the ships that decided to go the long way!

  14. Oh boy, all of that China crap heading to Europistan.

  15. The PS5s and 3080 RTXs on that ship are finally making their way to scalpers! Wooooo!

  16. Barbara Pierson | March 29, 2021 at 12:24 PM | Reply

    Did they get the containers of human trafficking victims off first?

  17. 100 feet later. “Welp, it’s stuck again!” That would be terrible, but I would still laugh.

  18. Ryan Bass For Life | March 29, 2021 at 12:33 PM | Reply

    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📈😀🚢

  19. I bet that captain was fired, fined or what ever for that stunt.

  20. The world: it will take weeks
    Egyptians: hold my beer..

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