Mediterranean Sea

Port Said

Ever Given

location

Suez canal

Fayed

Suez

Cairo

Other

vessels

Nile River

Red Sea

50 km

Egypt

50 miles

Tugboats are working to free the vessel which blocked a lane through which more than 50 ships a day passed in 2019

Area of focus of

sand dredging

280m

wide

Suez

canal

The Ever Given is one of the largest container ships in the world ...

... Standing 73 metres high and 57 metres clear of the water ...

57m

73m

... Comparable to a 20-storey block of flats

Tugboats are working to free the vessel which blocked a lane through which more than 50 ships a day passed in 2019

Mediterranean Sea

Port Said

Area of focus of

sand dredging

Ever Given

location

Suez canal

Fayed

Suez

Cairo

Attempts to bring larger tugboats to the site are underway

Other

vessels

Nile River

280m

wide

Red Sea

50 km

Suez

canal

Egypt

50 miles

The Ever Given is one of the largest container ships in the world ...

... Standing 73 metres high and 57 metres clear of the water ...

... Comparable to a 20-storey block of flats

73m

57m