Titles read: "Neptune's Staircase - A Caledonian Canal Cameo".
Various shots of ships passing along the Caledonian Canal that links the lochs of Scotland from east to west. We see ships passing through locks in the west; the eight locks are called 'Neptune's Staircase'.
Decorated canal boats take part in a "canal rally" in Stourbridge.
A group make an official visit to the Manchester ship canal.
The Albert Canal bursts its banks in Belgian.
Swing aquaduct enables both barges and larger ships to move freely along Manchester canals.
A short film showing a beauty of Regents Canal in London.
Following a tanker collision, the Suez Canal is open again.
Irrigation of canal allows cotton crops to grow in Kara Kum desert, Turkmenia.
Derelict buildings stand on the banks of London's underused canals.