3 April.Cairo, Egypt
A cargo ship sails through the town of Ismailia, Egypt, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 as traffic resumed through the Suez canal after it was blocked by a massive ship that had been stuck sideways for nearly a week. (AP/PTI Photo)

  • The movement of ships on the Suez Canal, which is a conduit for over 10% of world trade, started on Monday
  • The Ever Green ship, which was diagonally stuck in the Suez Canal, was refloated on Monday
  • The blockage left Egypt's international shipping and wider reputation on the line: Suez Canal authority

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31 March.Suez, Egypt
In the three-part collage, the canal's area can be seen jam-packed with ships and water vehicles. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Congestion was seen around the route connecting Mediterranean Sea to Red Sea
  • Mega container ship got lodged to the banks of Suez Canal last Tuesday
  • The ship was freed on Monday

29 March
A boat navigates in front of the cargo ship Ever Green, after it turned sideways in Egypt‚ Äôs Suez Canal, blocking traffic in a crucial East-West waterway for global shipping . (AP/PTI)

  • The massive ship was wedged in the sandy banks along the canal during a sandstorm last Tuesday
  • Authorities said the accident may have been due to "technical or human errors"
  • The blockage cost Egypt around $12 to $14 million in revenue from the canal each day

29 March.Suez, Egypt
Tug boats and diggers work to free the Panama-flagged, Japanese-owned Ever Given. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The ship 'Ever Given' became wedged during a sandstorm last Tuesday in Egypt's Suez Canal
  • Within days, it causes a traffic jam of over 300 cargo ships
  • Tug boats have helped turn the stern 80% in the right direction, but the vessel is not yet afloat

29 March.Suez, Egypt
This satellite image from Maxar Technologies shows the cargo ship MV Ever Given stuck in the Suez Canal near Suez, Egypt, Friday, March 26, 2021. (AP/PTI Photo)

  • The ship is currently being secured
  • However, it is not clear yet when would the waterway would be open for traffic
  • The Ever Green ship had been blocking the Suez Canal for over a week

28 March.Suez, Egypt
A boat navigates in front of a massive cargo ship, named the Ever Green after it turned sideways in Egypt, Suez Canal. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The Suez Canal crisis has crippled global supply chains
  • Cargo firms have been forced to choose between waiting or rerouting vessels around the southern tip of Africa
  • Officials had previously blamed 40-knot gusts and a sandstorm for the accident

28 March.Suez, Egypt
Ravaged by a civil war since 2011, Syria is suffering from a major economic crisis. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • The ship was due to reach the Banias port by Friday
  • Blockage at the Suez Canal has delayed the import causing fuel shortage in Syria
  • Syria announced 50% hike in petrol price amid shortages in mid-March 

28 March.Suez, Egypt
It has been over 48 hours since the vital global trading artery has been blocked. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • A mega container ship got lodged to the banks of the Suez Canal on Tuesday
  • The vessel has 'EVERGREEN' painted on it
  • Many have made the mistake of believing it to be the name of the ship

27 March.Suez, Egypt
Experts say it could take more weeks to clear the Suez Canal (Photo Credits: PTI)

  • Mega container ship got lodged to the banks of Suez Canal
  • Goods worth billions of dollars are being held up
  • Netizens have started a meme fest and are trolling it.