Suez Canal Expansion Opened With Pomp And Ceremony

Suez Canal Expansion Opened With Pomp And Ceremony

By Scott Neuman

The $8.5 billion project includes a new 22-mile channel to allow two-way traffic and the deepening and widening of other parts of the canal to accommodate larger vessels.

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