Suez Canal Ship’s Rescue Effort Will Take at Least a Week, Sources Say

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Work to dislodge the massive Ever Given container vessel blocking the Suez Canal will take until at least Wednesday next week, according to people familiar with the rescue efforts.

The task of re-floating the 200,000-ton ship will require more time to dredge sand, said the people, who asked not to be named discussing private details. Initially, the salvage mission had been expected to last only a couple of days.

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