Stranded ship freed after blocking Suez Canal for nearly a week

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Egyptian authorities have announced that a giant ship, which has been blocking the Suez Canal for nearly a week, has finally been freed.

The giant container ship that blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week was fully floated on Monday and traffic in the waterway would resume, the canal authority said in a statement.

A shipping tracker and Egyptian TV showed it positioned in the centre of the canal.

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