HONOLULU (Reuters) - Scientists plumbing the Pacific Ocean off the Hawaii coast have discovered a World War Two era Japanese submarine, a technological marvel that had been preparing to attack the Panama Canal before being scuttled by U.S. forces.
On August 15, 1914, the Panama Canal saw its first cargo ships slice through two continents on their way to Asia, forever transforming global trade flows. It was the product of almost 15 years of military, diplomatic, and economic maneuvers. Now, 101 years later, the canal is set to cause a surge in U.S. Show More Summary
A massive prize for marine archeologists: The wreck of a colossal aircraft-carrier submarine the Japanese built to attack the Panama Canal has been found under 2,300 feet of water off the coast of Hawaii. The I-400, part of a class of the biggest and most advanced submarines built during...
As the Panama Canal expansion progresses, there's all kinds of buzz about who will benefit. Below are three energy companies that should see increased revenue courtesy of an enlarged Panama Canal.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) on Monday released a study on shipping patterns and industry costs that will help the United States prepare for the anticipated impact on its ports, waterways and intermodal freight systems from the Panama Canal expansion.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) today released a study on shipping patterns and industry costs that will help the United
Georgia's efforts to land federal cash for the Savannah Port's expansion are "headed toward the end zone," Mayor Kasim Reed said. Earlier this week, Reed toured the Panama Canal as part of a U.S. delegation that included Vice President Joe Biden; U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia; and other elected officials.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
MIAMI (Reuters) - The long-awaited dredge of Miami's port will begin this week as it and other cities up and down the east coast scramble to prepare for the massive ships that will pass through the Panama Canal when expansion work there is completed in...
The long-awaited dredge of Miami's port will begin this week as it and other cities up and down the east coast scramble to prepare for the massive ships that will pass through the Panama Canal when expansion work there is completed in 2015.
Check out this aerial video showing the Panama Canal's new set of locks under construction on the Atlantic side.
If ever there was a time to visit Panama, this is it. In 2014 its famous canal celebrates 100 years of connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and Panama City is gearing up for the milestone with a slew of major developments.
Okay, the irrigation system is anyway. Let's hope Captain Phillips is manning the ship.
Vice President Joe Biden visited the Port of Houston Authority's Bayport Container Terminal Monday to highlight the importance of ports and the Panama Canal expansion.
(PANAMA CITY) — U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden has arrived in Panama for an economic mission that will include touring the Panama Canal expansion project. Biden has said the $5.2 billion project scheduled to be completed by 2015 presents a challenge to U.S. Show More Summary
After a 5,233 nautical mile tow of the ocean crane barge Thomas W from Long Beach, California through the Panama Canal, the Miss Lis reached its destination in the Hudson River, New York.
Earlier this week, Commissioner William P. Doyle met with Japanese public and private sector officials to discuss U.S. natural gas, exports, and the Panama Canal.
When the newly widened Panama Canal opens in 2015, it will handle an estimated 12 million metric tons of liquefied natural gas annually, something cargo planners didn’t even envision when starting the $5.25 billion expansion in 2007...
Chinese billionaire Wang Jing has been granted a 50-year concession in Nicaragua in which to build an Atlantic/Pacific canal, because Panama's was far too mainstream. Wang, who heads a Hong Kong-based infrastructure group, has announced plans to begin construction in 2014 and finish by 2020. [ more › ]
For operational reasons, the lane outages at Pedro Miguel and Gatun locks for miter gate maintenance scheduled from Thursday, October 31, to Friday, November 1,
I’ve just returned from a 2-plus week trip to Central and South America, through the Panama Canal. The sights were great, but the food on the ship left a lot to be desired — I’ll leave it at that. However, it did have an up side: If I ever took for granted the restaurants we [...]