The New York Times reports:
The mammoth cargo ship blocking one of the world’s most vital maritime arteries was wrenched from the shoreline and set partially afloat again early Monday, raising hopes that traffic could soon resume in the Suez Canal and limit the economic fallout of the disruption.
Salvage teams, working on both land and water for five days and nights, were ultimately assisted by forces more powerful than any machine rushed to the scene: the moon and the tides.
As water levels swelled overnight, the hours spent digging and excavating millions of tons of earth around the Ever Green paid off as the ship slowly regained buoyancy, according to officials.
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Breaking News: The Ever Given is once again afloat. The cargo ship blocking the Suez Canal was partially freed early Monday, raising hopes that traffic could resume and limit the economic fallout. https://t.co/i8xCfbOcV0
— The New York Times (@nytimes) March 29, 2021
Greetings and appreciation to the Egyptian administration and the Suez Canal Authority for this work pic.twitter.com/dfS8AdDbmn
— مًحًـمًدٍ إبرآهّيَـمً Fathelbab (@IbrahemFthelbab) March 29, 2021
— Reuters (@Reuters) March 29, 2021
President @alSisiofficial: Egyptians have ended the crisis of aground vessel EVER GIVEN despite the enormous technical complexity that surrounded the process.#Egypt #Suez #SuezCanal #EVERGIVEN #Evergreen #BreakingNews|#قناة_السويس #السفينة_الجائحة #عاجل pic.twitter.com/MobJS6Muuz
— Egypt Today Magazine (@EgyptTodayMag) March 29, 2021