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Suez Canal Has Reopened to Traffic After Giant Ship Is Freed

  • Vessels are on the move again in the canal: tracking data
  • The ship was unstuck after almost a week wedged into the bank
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WATCH: The giant vessel that’s blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week was pulled free from the bank. Alaric Nightingale reports.(Source: Bloomberg)
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A nearly week-long saga to dislodge a giant container ship stuck in the Suez Canal reached an end Monday as the vessel was freed and traffic resumed through the vital waterway. Authorities expected operations to return to normal within days.