Coach and bus industry helps free the Ever Given (kind of)

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If you’ve switched on the news, gone on the internet or read a newspaper at all in the last week, you’ll have heard about the giant Evergreen-owned ship that has been blocking the Suez Canal.
The 400m-long vessel carrying 20,000 containers, known as the Ever Given, went off course as it passed through a dust storm; as winds reached 30 knots (35 mph), the ship veered to one side and ran aground, blocking the Suez Canal – and £6.5bn in global trade each day it’s been stuck there.
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A mammoth operation followed to free the ship, with salvage teams using tug boats to turn it back the right way.

As these images show however, those in the coach and bus industry got involved on social media to help in their own way. I do wonder how many Optare Solos you’d need in a row to make the Ever Given move even an inch; that’s one situation where a lightweight bus is a disadvantage!