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Stuck Container Ship Inspires Hilarious Memes

This satellite image from Cnes2021, Distribution Airbus DS, shows the cargo ship MV Ever Given stuck in the Suez Canal near Suez, Egypt, Thursday, March 25, 2021. The skyscraper-sized cargo ship wedged across Egypt's Suez Canal further imperiled global shipping Thursday as at least 150 other vessels needing to pass through the crucial waterway idled waiting for the obstruction to clear, authorities said. (Cnes2021, Distribution Airbus DS via AP)

The cargo ship MV Ever Given stuck in the Suez Canal near Suez, Egypt, Thursday, March 25, 2021. (Image: Cnes2021, Distribution Airbus DS via AP)

You may have heard that a massive container ship the size of a skyscraper is stuck in the Suez Canal in Egypt, halting the worldwide shipping of goods.

(So, if you’re waiting on a parcel from overseas, you may be in for a longer wait.)

The ship is called Ever Given (not to be confused with the name EVERGREEN in big letters on the side, which is actually the name of the company who owns the ship).

The 59-metre wide and 400-metre long ship is very much wedged in and will be for some time according to the excavation company working hard to move it. With a tiny digger.

Yes, that’s right. A digger.

You can even see the situation from space - that’s the Ever Given in the top left corner in the thin Suez Canal, and on the right in the bigger body of water are all the other ships waiting to go through the canal.

The epic fail has inspired some funny memes, remixes and observations. Enjoy while you wait for your parcels to arrive!