Reuters reported a breaking news saying that the giant container ship that was jammed across the canal swung back across channel after it has been partially refloated, citing a Reuters witness and a canal source said.
“We are working round the clock to end the traffic jam in the canal and a total of 113 vessels will cross the canal from 6:00 pm on Monday to 8:00 am on Tuesday"
“We are most grateful to the Suez Canal Authority and all the concerned parties for their assistance and support through this difficult and unfortunate situation,” Evergreen Line said in a statement.
"It is like an enormous beached whale. It's an enormous weight on the sand,” Peter Berdowski, CEO of the Boskalis dredging and heavylift company said.
The HMM ST PETERSBURG was built earlier this year and is sailing under the flag of Panama.