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EVER GIVEN has been moved soon to be refloated or positioned along bank


published on 29 March 2021 240 -

Text and picture by FleetMon

During the night Mar 28-29 EVER GIVEN was moved from her initial grounding position and hopefully, soon, will be either refloated, or positioned alongside Canal eastern bank, to free the Canal for shipping.
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