This photo from the gCaptain archives was submitted by Eric Miller and was taken by John Dunaway, 2nd mate of the 8,000 DWT US Flagged heavy lift vessel M/V Ocean Atlas. The ship has a 400 metric tons lifting capacity, 11,500-cbm bale, box-shaped holds, and 16.5 knot service speed. Show More Summary
Macy’s is the most recent retailer to have its results impacted by the West Coast port dispute. This may seem like a transient, one time problem, but the truth is, even on a good day the West Coast ports are bottlenecks that slow the flow of goods from the point [...]
George Steinmetz gained exclusive access to the new Panama Canal
More than a century after it was built, the waterway grows to take bigger ships
From October 2014 through March 2015, cargo shipments in dry bulkers through the Panama Canal increased by 8 percent, equaling 66 million long tons in total. During this time,
The line hasn't offered a roundtrip sailing from the city to the Panama Canal since 2009.
The Cabinet Council of the Republic of Panama has officially approved a proposal to modify the Canal tolls structure following a recommendation from the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of [...] The post New Panama Canal Toll Structure Coming in 2016 – INFOGRAPHIC appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Panama’s cabinet council has approved a request by the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) to modify the canal toll structure and implement volume-based discounts for container ships.
The Cabinet Council of the Republic of Panama has officially approved a proposal to modify the Canal tolls structure, following a recommendation from the Panama
The last of 16 giant rolling gates for the new locks of the expanded Panama Canal was installed into place Thursday, marking a major milestone in the construction project. The [...] The post Expanded Panama Canal’s Final Lock Gate Installed appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
The Panama Canal Expansion, the canal's largest project since its original construction more than 100 years ago, is now 88 percent complete overall, with several
Singapore-based port operator PSA Panama International Terminal (PSA Panama) has started a USD 400 million expansion of its container terminal located on the west bank of the Panama Canal Pacific.
Ship container line Hapag-Lloyd has placed an order for five vessels as it looks to bolster trade in Latin America ahead of next year's planned expansion of the Panama Canal,
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News US ports are preparing to accept massive cargo ships once the $5.25 billion expansion of the Panama Canal is complete next year. And, General Electric is considering selling its entire $74 billion US commercial and leasing portfolio to Wells Fargo. Show More Summary
A report in the USA Today says that the U.S. ports are busy deepening harbors and building bigger terminals to draw the bigger ships. Across the USA, public
The Port of Mariel, Cuba, aims to become the best choice transshipment in the region from the Panama Canal expansion. According to the Mariel terminal sources,
Mark Zuckerburg, the founder of Facebook, paid a visit to the Panama Canal today and observed the chemical tanker CPO New Zealand as she made her way through the locks. [...] The post SPOTD: Mark Zuckerburg Visits the Panama Canal appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
The April 12 Panama Canal sailing of Norwegian Star has been canceled due to a technical issue with the ship's ABB-manufactured azipod propulsion system, according
Power management company Eaton has been awarded an additional $5.2-million contract to provide critical installation services for the Panama Canal Expansion Program.
image credit The Panama–Pacific International Exposition was a world's fair held in San Francisco in 1915. Its purpose was to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal, but it was widely seen in the city as an opportunity to showcase...Show More Summary