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Tight squeeze! 74-foot-wide cruise ship squeezes through 79-foot-wide Corinth Canal in Greece

Posted at 12:18 PM, Oct 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-16 12:43:15-04

A cruise ship had a tight squeeze during a recent voyage in Greece!

According to Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, last week the MS Braemar became the largest ship to ever pass through the Corinth Canal.

Video recorded from above the vessel shows a breathtaking view of the narrow fit on Oct. 9.

Cruisers on the ship could almost touch the walls of the canal, which separates the Greek mainland from the Peloponnese peninsula.

The canal is 79 feet across, and the ship is 74 feet wide.

The 25-day sailing through the Greek islands, Spain and Portugal cost more than $5,500 per person.