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Ever Given unstuck and moving in the Suez Canal – Sydney Morning Herald

The cargo ship had been stuck in the crucial waterway for six days, causing a massive traffic jam. Its pilot is very pleased.



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A scheduled towing operation had been postponed to 11pm local time (8am Monday AEDT) to make the most of favourable tidal conditions.
The MV Ever Given, a Panama-flagged, Japanese-owned ship operated by the company Evergreen, that carries cargo between Asia and Europe, got stuck in a single-lane stretch of the canal. In the time since, authorities have been unable to unstick the vessel and traffic through the canal that facilitates trade valued at more than $US9 billion ($11.8 billion) a day. The…

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