Satellite images give a unique vantage point of the stuck ship Ever Given, as crews work to free the mega container vessel that’s been blocking the Suez Canal for four days.
Maxar Technologies‘ WorldView-2 satellite captured high-resolution images on Friday morning, with a close-up look at the dredging operations underway to free the ship. The Ever Given, which is operated by Taiwanese shipping company Evergreen Marine, has been stuck since Tuesday, when the ship ran aground during the heavy winds and low visibility of a sandstorm.
Shipping operators warn that it may take weeks to free the Ever Given. The enormous cargo carrier is more than 1,300 feet long and about 193 feet wide. It…