View profile

New Suez Canal

Revue
 
 
August 4 · Issue #1698 · View online
Daily Overview
The Suez Canal was expanded between 2014 and 2015, when a second channel was dredged near the city of Ismailia, Egypt. This channel, dubbed the “New Suez Canal,” spans 22 miles (35 kilometers) between the Great Bitter Lakes and El Ballah bypasses, allowing ships to transit the canal in both directions simultaneously. It nearly doubled the capacity of the Suez Canal, from 49 to 97 ships per day.
Click on the image below to watch a Timelapse video on our Instagram. You can also find it on YouTube Shorts or TikTok.
30.537447°, 32.334090°

Source imagery: Maxar
Follow Daily Overview here:
Web | Instagram  |  Facebook  |  Twitter | TikTok
Did you enjoy this issue?
In order to unsubscribe, click here.
If you were forwarded this newsletter and you like it, you can subscribe here.
Powered by Revue