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Maritime Image of the Day: “The Opening of the Suez Canal” (1869)

The opening of the Suez Canal on November 17, 1869 (Credit: The Print Collector/Getty Images)

PortandTerminal.com, November 17, 2019 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – This year is the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Suez Canal. As every schoolchild learns, the canal is a man-made waterway connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Indian Ocean via the Red Sea. It enables a more direct route for shipping between Europe and Asia, effectively allowing for passage from …

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DP World moves north with Russia

PortandTerminal.com, June 7, 2019 The developers of the Northern Sea Route have teamed up with DP World to run ports that Russia plans to build along the northern sea route in the Arctic. In the past decade melting ice-sheets have opened up previously inaccessible Arctic shipping lanes. That has created an opportunity for Russia to disrupt the traditional Suez Canal …

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