the oversized ship stranded in the Suez Canal last week was already released, according to officials on Monday. Survive the stranded ship.
Always Given, a container ship larger than the Empire State Building, disrupted an important trade route after it slipped into the canal on Tuesday, delaying billions of dollars of products from reaching their destinations.
On Monday, the canal service provider notified the ship which has refloated and is happily in its way.
The rescue teams of the tugboats spent six working days to free the ship, and were finally successful thanks, in part, to full moon bringing high flooding.
A Dutch company that helped with boat renovation efforts at no cost had previously compared the ship to a “beached whale” and said it “could take weeks” to complete, according to Reuters.
Despite a global trade disaster, the Always Given stuck capturing the world and became the subject of a ton of jokes and memes.
As it floated freely on Monday, trade officials, rescue crews, and politicians celebrated.
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