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Experts working to dislodge cargo ship blocking Suez Canal report small victory


published on 28 March 2021 75 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "Sky News Australia". Originally published on 2021-03-27.
Experts working to dislodge a cargo ship stuck in the Suez Canal have managed to budge it's stern and get the propeller working again.

Heavy tugboats have been deployed to free the vessel and 9,000 tons of water were removed to lighten its load.

The 200,000-ton 'Ever Given' has been stuck for five days now and is blocking the passage of at least 321 other ships.

Experts estimate at least 11 billion Australian dollars-worth of trade is being held up each day.
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