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The Giant Cargo Ship Blocking The Suez Canal Got Moving Again With Help From The Moon

The massive cargo ship dubbed the "Ever Given" has finally been set free after being stuck in the Suez Canal for six days straight, completely blocking other ships from making it through.

Dislodging the 220,000-ton ship was no easy feat, as salvage crews worked non-stop for days, and it even took the power of good ole' mother nature to get it going once again.

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The New York Times reports the first full moon of spring was called into action, as it was able to provide a higher tide that was able to greatly assist the workers' efforts.

Once the tide rose, a crew of tugboats and dredgers quickly got to work and were able to get the boat moving again at around 3 p.m. local time.

But while the massive ship is moving, things won't be operating as usual in the Suez Canal just yet, as it is reportedly being inspected to ensure safe passage for others.

A Major Cruise Line Is Threatening To Leave US Ports Over CDC Guidelines

The probability of taking a summer cruise is getting slimmer and slimmer. 🚢

Carnival Cruise Line is considering pulling its ships from ports in Maryland, Texas, South Carolina, Florida, California, Louisiana, New York, and Washington. 

The company released a statement on Tuesday saying it has cancelled more trips and extended its operational pause until June 30 in cooperation with guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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A mind-bending photo of a hovering ship was caught off the coast of England near Falmouth, Cornwall. 

BBC reported that David Morris, the man who saw the seemingly magical sight, said he was "stunned" when his eyes landed on a huge boat that looked like it was floating way above the sea. 

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In an announcement on February 4, the federal government confirmed that cruise ships in Canada’s waters would be banned until February 2022.

It’s a measure that’s been in place since spring last year, but it was scheduled to end on February 28, 2021.

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You can cruise to Antarctica on this brand new Adventures by Disney voyage in 2021.

If you've ever dreamed of going to the South Pole or envisioned the frozen waters of Antarctica, this trip is for you. 

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