• SENSEX
    NIFTY 50
Unwind

In pics: Giant container ship Ever Given gets stranded in Suez Canal

Updated : March 25, 2021 09:17 PM IST

The Ever Given, a cargo container ship that's among the largest in the world, has turned sideways and blocked all traffic in Egypt's Suez Canal threatening to disrupt a global shipping system already strained by the coronavirus pandemic.

The Ever Given, a cargo container ship that's among the largest in the world, has turned sideways and blocked all traffic in Egypt's Suez Canal threatening to disrupt a global shipping system already strained by the coronavirus pandemic. (Image: AP)
The Ever Given, a cargo container ship that's among the largest in the world, has turned sideways and blocked all traffic in Egypt's Suez Canal threatening to disrupt a global shipping system already strained by the coronavirus pandemic. (Image: AP)
The container ship ran aground after it was hit by strong winds on March 24. (Image: Reuters)
The container ship ran aground after it was hit by strong winds on March 24. (Image: Reuters)
The cargo ship Ever Given sits with its bow stuck into the wall after it turned sideways blocking traffic in a crucial East-West waterway for global shipping. An Egyptian official warned Wednesday it could take at least two days to clear the ship. (Image:  AP)
The cargo ship Ever Given sits with its bow stuck into the wall after it turned sideways blocking traffic in a crucial East-West waterway for global shipping. An Egyptian official warned Wednesday it could take at least two days to clear the ship. (Image:  AP)
Lt. Gen. Ossama Rabei, head of the Suez Canal Authority, second right, speaks to other staff onboard a boat near the stuck cargo ship Ever Given after it becomes wedged across Egypt’s Suez Canal and blocked all traffic in the vital waterway. An Egyptian official warned Wednesday it could take at least two days to clear the ship. (Image: AP)
Lt. Gen. Ossama Rabei, head of the Suez Canal Authority, second right, speaks to other staff onboard a boat near the stuck cargo ship Ever Given after it becomes wedged across Egypt’s Suez Canal and blocked all traffic in the vital waterway. An Egyptian official warned Wednesday it could take at least two days to clear the ship. (Image: AP)
An Egyptian woman sits by the Suez Canal after several protesters set fire to tires on the city's dock in an attempt to prevent ships from coming into the strategic city of Port Said at the Mediterranean end of the Suez Canal, in Egypt.  (Image: AP)
An Egyptian woman sits by the Suez Canal after several protesters set fire to tires on the city's dock in an attempt to prevent ships from coming into the strategic city of Port Said at the Mediterranean end of the Suez Canal, in Egypt.  (Image: AP)
Published : March 25, 2021 11:34 AM IST
Live TV

recommended for you

Ask Our Experts CNBC TV18

Advertisement