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Ship blocking Suez Canal not budging, owner says

Extended clog would disrupt European energy markets, but could flood Asia supplies

Stranded container ship Ever Given, one of the world's largest container ships, is seen after it ran aground, in Suez Canal.   © Reuters

IMABARI, Japan/ CAIRO -- The ship blocking the Suez Canal was mired in the waterway's banks Saturday night local time despite salvage crews successfully making the rudder operational, with hopes dimming for the massive 400-meter vessel to be freed before Sunday.

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