The dredging operation where Ever Forward is aground may take weeks to complete. Image: Cheryl Costello

VIDEO: 24/7 Dredging Underway to Refloat Ever Forward

A nearly 1,100-foot-long container ship has been stuck in the silt outside a Port of Baltimore channel in the Bay for nearly two weeks and barge crews are dredging around the clock to try and get it off the ground.

In a one-on-one interview with Bay Bulletin, the incident’s Coast Guard Incidents Deputy Commander says it’s too risky to unload the thousands of containers on board the ship, so instead they’ll try to dig the vessel out instead. Cheryl Costello hits the water as crews try to get the Ever Forward finally moving forward. Watch below: