DP World is expanding its container terminal at Port of Caucedo following the expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate larger container ships, reports ASC.
The Panama Canal continues to experience an increase in transit backlog due to recent locks maintenance work, coupled with high arrivals during the last week of September.
The consortium in charge of the expansion of the Panama Canal, led by Sacyr reported that the fissures presented in the third set of locks will not delay
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) said Wednesday it has received a long-awaited and highly anticipated report from the contractor behind the expansion of the Panama Canal on the causes and solution to large crack that appeared in one of chambers of the new lock complexes in August. In a letter to the ACP from […] .
The seepage found in the Panama Canal’s third set of locks is said to be the result of an inadequate amount of steel reinforcement, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced today.
During routine testing of the expanded Panama Canal, engineers recently discovered some alarmingly large leaks in the new Cocoli Locks on the Pacific side, separating the middle and lower chambers. Despite the startling volume of water that can be seen cascading through what appears to be several meters of solid concrete, news of this development […]
The Panama Canal cruise ship season 2015-2016 will officially begin on October 3 with the transit of Costa Luminosa, on a voyage from Italy around the world.
Mexico: Parents of some of the 43 missing (and possibly killed) Ayotzinapa college students who disappeared nearly one year ago went on a hunger strike. Central America: The expanded Panama Canal is still scheduled to reopen next April...Show More Summary
By Shahrokh Shah With many ocean carriers transitioning to larger vessels and the $5.25B expansion of the Panama Canal, many U.S. ports will need significant infrastructure and equipment upgrades. As the graphic above illustrates, some require dredging projects to provide deeper harbors that can handle the larger post-Panamax ships, while others [...]
Though cracks were detected in the concrete walls of one of the locks of the newly expanded Panama Canal last month, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP)
PANAMA CITY, Sept 22 (Reuters) – There is a risk that the completion of a multi-billion expansion of the Panama Canal could be delayed after cracks were detected in the concrete walls of one of the locks last month, the waterway’s deputy administrator said on Tuesday. Show More Summary
Intermodal shipments are comprised of import and export container traffic as well as domestic container and trailer traffic. Since the rail networks of both CSX and Norfolk Southern are concentrated to the east of the Mississippi river, their international intermodal shipments pertain to container traffic from East Coast ports. Show More Summary
The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has commissioned a study into the maneuvering feasibility of the new Panama Canal locks following concerns of serious deficiencies in the fleet of tugboats that will be used to move ships through the new locks. Show More Summary
Well, this doesn't look great. We're no canal experts or anything, but if you ask us, whoever built that canal should not have put in all those little holes. This has been If You Ask Us. · Panama Canal...
During the testing phase of the new Pacific locks for the Panama Canal, some water seepage was detected in a specific area of the new Pacific Locks in a
The Panama Canal Authority this week addressed the recently-developed crack in one of the new lock chambers making up the expanded Panama Canal, once again raising questions on whether or not the expansion will open as scheduled in April 2016. Show More Summary
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) awaits formal GUPC report on water seepage issue; program 93 percent complete The filling of the Panama Canal’s new locks began in June,
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News The Panama Canal won’t have to restrict larger ships from traveling through due to low water levels. Drought conditions have reportedly eased in the area thanks to rain and water conservation efforts. Show More Summary
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) said Friday that recent rainfall and water management measures means that upcoming draft restrictions for vessels using the waterway won’t be necessary. The restrictions were to enter into force beginning...Show More Summary
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has lifted scheduled vessel draft restrictions brought on by lingering draught conditions in the region. The ACP