People watch as the Ever Given is refloated, unblocking the Suez Canal. Photograph: Mahmoud Khaled/Getty

A huge container ship blocking Egypt’s Suez Canal for nearly a week has been set free and is on the move, a salvage firm has said. Helped by the peak(...)

Authorities have so far been unable to remove the Ever Given and traffic through the Suez Canal  has been halted. Photograph: Maxar Technologies/AFP via Getty

Suez Canal salvage teams were alternating between dredging and tugging on Sunday to dislodge a massive container ship blocking the busy waterway, whil(...)

The Ever Given vessel ran aground diagonally across the Suez Canal on Tuesday after losing the ability to steer amid high winds and a dust storm, the Suez Canal Authority says. Photograph: Suez Canal/AFP via Getty

Rescuers have warned that the Suez Canal could remain blocked by a grounded giant container ship for “weeks”, raising fears of significant disruption (...)

The Suez Canal is blocked by large container ship Ever Given, causing a traffic jam for cargo vessels. Photograph: EPA

The shortest shipping route from Europe to Asia remained blocked on Wednesday as 10 tug boats struggled to free one of the world’s largest container s(...)