Massive ship blocking the Suez Canal has been freed
- After being stuck since Tuesday, the Ever Given is now afloat.
- The massive cargo vessel caused a blockage in the Suez Canal, straining global trade.
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A massive container ship stuck in the Suez Canal has been refloated, Bloomberg News reported, citing maritime services provider Inchcape.
It's unclear how soon canal would be opened up to the more than 400 ships that are stuck waiting for it to clear.
Officials say ten tugboats are working on dislodging ship at the high tide, CNN reported on Monday morning.
Video shows the stern dislodged from the sand bank, CNN reported.
Many large container ships are already heading towards the African coast after they've changed direction away from the blockage in the Suez.
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