The Ever Given cargo ship that has been blocking the Suez Canal since the beginning of last week was freed by salvage teams on Monday at 04:40 local time, Inchcape Shipping Services, a maritime service provider, said, APA reports citing Sputnik.
"The MV Ever Given was successfully re-floated at 04:30 lt 29/03/2021. [It] is being secured at the moment. More information about next steps will follow once they are known", Inchcape Shipping Services said.
However, the exact time when the Suez Canal will be open to traffic remains unclear.