Access: Middle East

Access: Middle East: Suez Canal

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Suez Canal: Take an exclusive look
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The grand opening of the Suez Canal
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Suez Canal: How it impacts Egypt's economy
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Before the Suez Canal was even created
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Maersk's relationship with the Suez Canal
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Travelling along the Suez Canal
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An exclusive boat tour on the Suez Canal

For this edition of "Access: Middle East," CNBC's Hadley Gamble takes you on a journey along the Suez Canal, in Egypt.

The Suez Canal has been described as Egypt's "gift" to the world, having been developed in a record time.

CNBC gives a rundown of what the Suez Canal is all about, from its Grand Opening, to the crew on the Maersk ships who safely deliver around 11 million full containers to Egypt every year.

Check out Access: Middle East's latest episode on why this crucial waterway means so much to the Egyptian community.