When it comes to transiting the new locks on the Panama Canal, not all ships are created equal. In the original configuration of the waterway, small locomotives are used to pull ships through the locks. In the expanded section of the canal, tugboats are used to move the vessels along. In both situations, lines from […]
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China COSCO Shipping has won the draw for its container vessel Andronikos to make the ceremonial first transit through the Expanded Panama Canal during the waterway’s inauguration on Sunday, June 26.
Today, the Panama Canal conducted another successful trial transit in the Expanded Canal. The transiting vessel, a U.S.-built crane ship named the Oceanus, was
History will be made in Panama on Sunday, June 26, when the first-ever Expanded Panama Canal is inaugurated. The COSCO Shipping Panama will transit through the new locks on this significant day,
Strong container traffic, newly introduced segments and the Expanded Canal all contribute to the 330.7 million tons of goods welcomed through the Canal in FY16, the third highest amount ever recorded. Panama City, Panama, October 20...