Interactive Image: Top 5 Longest Shipping Canals in the World
Canals are human-made waterways which have been of immense importance to commerce and the development, growth and vitality of a civilization.
Ship canals may be constructed for a number of reasons, including:
- To create a shortcut and avoid lengthy detours.
- To create a navigable shipping link between two land-locked seas or lakes.
- To provide inland cities with a direct shipping link to the sea.
- To provide an economical alternative to other options.
This interactive image, accompanied by videos, presents you with the top five longest shipping canals in the world.
World Maritime News Staff