Sub-subject: Suez Canal (Arab Republic of Egypt). The Sub-Indian continent,
Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North Africa
- Introduction to the Suez Canal
- The Suez Canal Authority
- The Strategic importance of the Canal
- The New Suez Canal
Sample of the Sub-subject: Suez Canal:
- The Suez Canal is one of the most heavily used shipping lanes in the World (8% of the World's seaborne trade)
- The Suez Canal (Egypt)
is the shortest route between the sub-Indian continent and Asia-Pacific Region with the markets of Europe and North Africa.
- The Suez Canal allows saving cost for the vessel (time and logistics costs).
- By ex: from the Port of Tokyo to the Port of Rotterdam saving of 23%
and 3.315 Nm (comparing Via Cape)
- Ships crossing the Suez Canal should pay tolls.
- Interval between ships: 10-16 min (2-3 kilometres)
- Railway parallels to the Suez Canal.
- Port Said
- Sea level channel (unnecessary flood gates)
- Six bypasses in Port Said, Ballah, Timsah, Deversoir, Bitter Lakes, and Kabret
- Canal was open in 1989. In 1956 was nationalised.
- New Suez Canal Project. Shortening the transit time from
hours to 11 hours.
- Monthly Number of vessel: 1,411 (Jan 2015)
The Suez Canal belongs to the East African Economic Area of the African Civilisation.
Trans-African Corridors related to the Suez Canal:
- Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
- Cairo-Dakar Corridor
Maritime Transport in Africa