Suez Canal Authority shares video as giant ship stuck for 6 days is successfully floated

29 March 2021, Monday: A huge container ship stranded in the Suez Canal, Egypt for six days was successfully refloated on Monday.

The Canal Authority has shared a video of a flotilla of tugboats tapping their horns at the celebration.

In this photo released by Suez Canal Authority, the Ever Given, a Panama-flagged cargo ship is accompanied by Suez Canal tugboats as it moves in the Suez Canal, Egypt, Monday, March 29, 2021. Salvage teams on Monday set free a colossal container ship that has halted global trade through the Suez Canal, bringing an end to a crisis that for nearly a week had clogged one of the world’s most vital maritime arteries.

The ship is now headed to Great Bitter Lake where it will be inspected, the company said, operating the ship.