Finally, after several days of work, rescue teams were able to re-float the container ship on Monday since whenAnd the Which ran aground on the 23rd in the Suez Canal and remained fixed with its arch and its stern from shore to shore in the strategic sea lane.
The channel’s governing body said in a statement that the decisive maneuver to float the giant vessel began around 03:00 am (01:00 GMT) on Monday. Of the ten locomotives, two of 70 tons each pulled a bow since when To the north, two others pulled the stern to the south.
At least 367 ships, carrying everything from crude oil to livestock, piled up on both ends of the canal, waiting for passage. Data company Refinitiv estimated it could take more than 10 days to clear the backlog.
The since whenEvergreen Shipping Company weighs 220,000 tons, is 400 meters long and carries 18,300 containers.
On Monday morning, since when It was released and was on a route parallel to the banks of the Suez Canal, through which more than 10% of world trade and 25% of containers pass.
The Egyptian TV network “ Extra News ”, which broadcasts live the process of reshaping the container ship, reported that the crossing through the canal will resume in the afternoon, although the authorities have not officially announced this.