The Pat Thurston Show: Suez Canal Ever Given Ship Freed

In this photo released by Suez Canal Authority, the Ever Given, a Panama-flagged cargo ship is accompanied by Suez Canal tugboats as it moves in the Suez Canal, Egypt, Monday, March 29, 2021. Salvage teams on Monday set free a colossal container ship that has halted global trade through the Suez Canal, bringing an end to a crisis that for nearly a week had clogged one of the world’s most vital maritime arteries. (Suez Canal Authority via AP)

Washington Post Global Economic Correspondent David Lynch joins The Pat Thurston Show to discuss the Ever Given container ship that’s now floating after blocking the Suez Canal for almost a week.

Considering the Seuz Canal is one of the world’s most important waterways, the Ever Given container halted global trade. The Suez Canal canal tugboats brought the crisis to an end Monday, March 29th after successfully moving the colossal ship holding millions of dollars’ worth of cargo.

Listen to David Lynch’s and Pat Thurston’s conversation below.

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