The container ship Ever Given, which blocked the Suez Canal in March, will arrive in the port of Rotterdam a day later than planned, namely Thursday. The ship is expected to stay in Rotterdam until early August to unload and load containers. After that, it will leave for Felixstowe, England.

The Ever Given became world famous in March when it ran aground in the Suez Canal. There was a traffic jam of hundreds of ships. After the Ever Given was refloated at the end of March, the ship was chained up in Egypt for months. During that period, the owner and the Suez Canal Authority were in dispute about compensation.

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The container ship left the Suez Canal at the beginning of July. It then lay at anchor for several days near the Egyptian port of Port Saïd. After that, the ship continued its journey to Rotterdam.

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Source: ANP

Picture by the Suez Canal Authority.