7 Cool Time-lapse Videos Of Ships Transiting Suez Canal

Time-lapse photography has become extremely popular in recent years, especially at sea. With improved technology, advanced digital cameras and other tricks of the trade, time-lapse has become an incredible art form.

Transiting Suez Canal is an experience that everyone loves no matter how many times they have gone through it before. Capturing this beautiful passage through the lens is the ultimate thing one can do, and if this is done in the form of time-lapse, nothing can be better than that.

In this article we have compiled some cool time-lapse videos of ships transiting Suez Canals.

Check them out below.

1. Massive Aircraft Carrier In The Suez Canal

If you have already seen several commercial vessels passing through the Suez canal, checkout this cool time-lapse video of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) transiting through the Suez Canal. This U.S. Navy video was made by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Chris Liaghat.

2. Maersk Container Ship in Suez Canal

If you found the previous video a bit “fast-paced”, here’s a beautifully timed video of a Maersk container vessel transiting the Suez Canal.

3. LNG Carrier Timelapse in Suez Canal 

Take a look at this time-lapse video taken from an LNG carrier transiting the Suez Canal. The video has been uploaded by Giannis Orfanakis.

4. Suez Canal From Cruise Ship AIDAdiva – Checkout this amazing timelapse video of transiting Suez Canal taken from Cruise ship AIDA diva on its northbound passage from Port Suez to Port Said. The video has been uploaded by Volker Hartmann.

5. HMS Dragon Suez Canal Transit – Timelapse

Here’s a timelapse video of HMS Dragon as she transits the Suez Canal.

6. Ebba Maersk Transiting Suez Canal 

A great video of container ship Ebba Maersk transiting Suez Canal. The video has been made and uploaded by Yaroslav Karetnikov.

7. USS Farragut Transits the Suez Canal Time Lapse

This video doesn’t have music but it’s still worth watching. The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) transiting the Suez Canal in captured beautifully in this time-lapse video. This U.S. Navy video is made by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jackie Hart.


NOTE: Marine Insight does not have enough information to verify this video and cannot vouch for its accuracy. This video is for information purpose only.

Marine Insight does not own the rights of the video.

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