Suez Canal reopens after stuck cargo ship is freed

  • The Ever Given, a Panama-flagged cargo ship, is accompanied by tugboats Monday as it moves in the Suez Canal, Egypt. (Suez Canal Authority via AP)

SUEZ, Egypt — Salvage teams on Monday finally freed the colossal container ship stuck for nearly a week in the Suez Canal, ending a crisis that had clogged one of the world’s most vital waterways and halted billions of dollars a day in maritime commerce.