April 11, 2021

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Suez canal: Stuck Ever Given container ship partially freed from shoreline

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The huge container ship that has been blocking the Suez canal for almost a week has been freed from the shoreline, officials say.

The course of the 400m-long (1,300ft) Ever Given has been corrected by 80%, according to authorities, creating a pathway, but efforts to fully refloat the ship will continue.

Its blockage has forced companies to reroute ships and caused long queues.

Read more: Stranded Suez container ship freed from shoreline

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