A few days after the giant ship was released, the shipping backlog of the Suez Canal ended.

Cairo — All ships stranded by the stranded giant container ship Evergiven landed on the Suez Canal in March had passed the canal by Saturday, ending the untreated portion accumulated during the blockage, canal officials said. Stated.

According to the Suez Canal Authority (SCA), of the 422 vessels in line when the vessels were removed on Monday, the last 61 passed through an important trading artery on Saturday.

The international supply chain was disrupted when the 400-meter (430-yard) Evergiven ran ashore on March 23. Professional rescue teams took almost a week to release her after extensive dredging and repeated dredging operations.

After navigating the Suez Canal, you can see the ship
On March 30, 2021, in Ismailia, Egypt, a container ship that was blocking the waterway resurfaced, and after navigating the Suez Canal, where traffic resumes, the ship is visible. (Hanaa Habib / Reuters)

According to the SCA, a total of 85 ships were scheduled to cross the canal on Saturday, including 24 that arrived after Evergiven was removed.

Canal officials Osama Rabbie told MBC Masr’s private television late Friday that the SCA investigation began Wednesday as to why the ship ran aground in the canal and blocked the waterway for six days.

“The investigation is going well and it will take another two days, after which we will announce the results,” he added.

Evergiven Ship
Ship Ever Give, one of the largest container ships in the world, will be seen after fully floating on the Suez Canal in Egypt on March 29, 2021. (Mohamed Abd El Ghany / Reuters)