All ships stranded by the grounding of the Ever Given in the Suez Canal in March have now passed through the canal.
After days of being stranded, the backlog that had built up during the blockage stopped the Suez Canal Authority informed.
Specifically, the last 61 ships, out of 422 ships that were queuing, passed through the canal on April 3.
International supply chains experienced a major disruption, when the 400-metre-long Ever Given ran aground in the canal on March 23.
Specialist rescue teams freed the ship after almost a week, after extensive dredging and repeated tugging operations.
In total, 85 ships had been due to pass through the canal on April 3, Reuters report, including 24 ships that arrived after Ever Given was freed.
What is more, an SCA investigation has also started to find out what caused the vessel to run aground in the canal and block the waterway for six days, the canal authority’s chairman, Osama Rabie, told the MBC Masr private TV late on Friday.
According to the canal authority’s chairman, Osama Rabie, the investigation is not going to last long, and the results will be announced soon.
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