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Transitting the Suez Canal

  • Location: Suez Canal, Egypt
  • Source: The Seawolf
  • Info: Incredible time lapse video of one of the world's biggest ships transiting the Suez Canal in Egypt.

    A daily average of around 50 ships, carrying everything from consumer products to cars to oil to animals, pass through the Suez Canal each day. The maximum authorized number is 106 vessels a day - on August 2nd, 2019, 81 ships went through the canal, breaking a record. A bulk carrier of about 33000 gross tonnage, sailing from Asia to East coast of USA pays about US $300-400K for a one way passage via the suez canal.