advantages of suez canal

Importance of Suez canal

Importance of suez canal

Suez Canal connects the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea covering a distance of 160 km. It was constructed in 1969 by a French company. It has a width of 62 km depth of 10 m it accommodates 20,000 ships, 80,000 tonnes in a year and it is used by European countries, Middle East countries for handling exports …

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Problems facing water transport in less developed countries

Problems facing water transport in Less Developed Countries

Water transport is by use of water bodies like lakes, rivers, seas, oceans, canals using transport vessels like boats, ships, ferries, canoes. Water transport is cheap for transporting bulky goods for long distances like between continents like transportation exports, minerals, agricultural products, timber, machinery, tourists, oil and its products. Problems facing water transport in LDCs …

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