Navigational Incident - Suez Canal

3D Fleet Learn 9 minutes

The Suez Canal is one of the world's largest and most important shipping routes. In the spring of 2021, it was blocked by a navigation incident onboard the Evergreen container vessel, The Ever Given. This had wide-ranging implications for the shipping industry and global trade as a whole.

This course introduces the Suez Canal and some of the issues faced in navigating along it. The incident itself is examined, according to available information, and some advice is given on how to avoid a similar incident when navigating in a narrow channel or canal.



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3D Fleet Learn

3D Fleet Learn is an innovative training company providing high quality education material designed to be engaging and meet the needs of modern seafarers. We use a mix of live action and 3D graphics to engage learners with real-world shipping scenarios and expert knowledge to ensure maximum impact and enjoyment of the lessons.

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  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 9 minutes
  5. Intended for: All officers and crew serving onboard ships.
  6. Reference: Based on parts of the available evidence from the Suez Canal incident of 2021.