Canals and navigations are human-made channels for water. In the vernacular both are referred to as 'canals'. The main difference between them is that a navigation parallels a river and shares its drainage basin, while a canal cuts across a drainage divide.
Types of artificial waterways
A navigation is a series of channels that run roughly parallel to the valley and stream bed of an unimproved river. A navigation always shares the drainage basin of the river. A vessel uses the calm parts of the river itself as well as improvements, traversing the same changes in height.
Most commercially important canals of the first half of the 19th-century were a little of each, using rivers in long stretches, and divide crossing canals in others. This is true for many canals still in use.
Structures used in artificial waterways
Both navigations and canals use engineered structures to improve navigation:
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Three persons, including an 18-year-old youth, drowned while bathing in the Pyawali canal on Wednesday morning ... According to the police, the three who worked at the construction site of an upcoming powerhouse in Pyawali village, had gone to the canal for a bath around 11am.
Egypt has already lined some 1,188 kilometers of canals. Further 4,312 kilometers are being lined, with the target for the first phase of the national project ending in 2022 at a cost of L.E.18 billion for 7,000 kilometers of canals. .
Chairman of SuezCanalOsama Rabie told Youm7 Tuesday that MV EVER GIVEN container ship has been officially confiscated as the operating company is unwilling to pay the compensation worth $900 million ... The official highlighted that around 18,000 ships cross the Suez Canal every year, and that the authority has 17,000 workers.
Turkey has arrested ten former admirals who criticized a government plan to build a canal to the Mediterranean Sea... canal project ... The proposed Istanbul canal is the largest of dozens of infrastructure development projects that have been launched during Erdoan's 18 years in office.
Questions on the insurance ramifications of the blocking of the SuezCanal by the Ever Given ... Authorities engaged a complex salvage operation, with diggers working to remove parts of the canal’s bank and expand dredging close to the ship’s bow to a depth of 18 metres.
Chairman of SuezCanalOsama Rabie stated Sunday that 61 percent of oil tankers' traffic passes through Egypt's international waterway ... The official highlighted that around 18,000 ships cross the Suez Canal every year, and that the authority has 17,000 workers ... "The Canal was dead for six years," the official noted.
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About 30 percent of global container shipping volumes transit through the SuezCanal... Most of the containerized traffic flows across the Pacific Ocean or between Europe and Asia, usually through the Suez Canal ... The Ever Given has a similar capacity of 20,000 containers, though it was only carrying 18,300 when it got stuck in the Suez Canal.
The SuezCanalAuthority (SCA) announced the arrival of a giant dredge, the largest in the Middle East, in te vital waterway ... On Wednesday, Rabie said 85 ships crossed the waterway carrying 6.1 million tonnes, the heaviest load since the Suez Canal opened for navigation in 1869 ... At least 18,840 ships passed through the canal last year.
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Speaking of the compensations that the SuezCanal must get to cover losses incurred from grounding of the container ship, Rabie said that the negotiations with the Japanese company are underway ... He highlighted that 18,845 ships passed through the canal in 2020.