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On a cruise for the past 2 weeks -- 10 miles of walking

During the past two weeks, my wife and I were on a cruise. We flew to Florida and then sailed through the old locks in the Panama canal to San Diego, CA, and then flew home. While in Florida, we visited the Epcot Center at Disney world and the Kennedy Space Center. Show More Summary

Stealthy New Destroyer Completes Repairs, Departs Panama

After breaking down Nov. 21 in the Panama Canal, the newly commissioned destroyer Zumwalt is once again en route to San Diego.

Green Berets Casualties in Jordan Story Disputed; Mosul Siege Completed; Another Zumwalt Breakdown

Next Cold War Roundup 11/23/16: The official story of how the 3 US Green Berets were killed in Jordan has been disputed. Iraqi militias completed the encirclement of Mosul. The USS Zumwalt broke down again in the Panama Canal. And more...Show More Summary

Most expensive destroyer in Navy history breaks down

The most expensive destroyer ever built for the Navy suffered an engineering problem in the Panama Canal and had to be towed to port.

New Zumwalt Breaks Down During Pacific Transit

The Navy's new $4 billion warship is in Panama for repairs after suffering a breakdown while passing through the Panama Canal.

gCaptain LIVE E13 – Navy Future Ship Blockades Panama Canal

In today’s edition of gCaptain LIVE our Founder, John Konrad will discuss USS Zumwalt Breaks Down in Panama Canal. gCaptain LIVE E13 – Navy Future Ship Blockades Panama CanalIn today’s edition of gCaptain LIVE our Founder, John Konrad will discuss USS Zumwalt Breaks Down in Panama Canal. Show More Summary

USS Zumwalt Breaks Down in Panama Canal

The U.S. Navy’s newest and most high-tech destroyer is stuck in Panama after suffering an engineering casualty during a transit of the Panama Canal. A U.S. Navy statement obtained by USNI News said the destroyer, USS Zumwalt, was onShow More Summary

USS Zumwalt stranded in Panama Canal by engine woes

Well, this is embarrassing. The US Navy's newest destroyer is stuck in Panama for ten days (reportedly) undergoing repairs for another engine problem. Continue reading USS Zumwalt stranded in Panama Canal by engine woes USS Zumwalt stranded in Panama Canal by engine woes originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 22 Nov 2016 11:44:00 EST. Show More Summary

LEGO Made A Miniature Working Version Of The Panama Canal

Have you ever wondered how the largest ships in the world are able to cross Panama as they make their way from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic? The locks system in the Panama Canal are a modern engineering marvel, and how they work is now cleverly explained through this new LEGO Education set. More »      

Check Out This Awesome Panama Canal LEGO Set That Actually Works

LEGO has released a functional Panama Canal lock set commemorating this year’s opening of the expanded Panama Canal.  The set is made up of 1184-pieces and actually shows how the water levels are raised and lowered within the lock chambers,...Show More Summary

Ship Photos of the Day – Moss-Type LNG Carrier ‘Esshu Maru’ in Panama Canal

Today’s ship photos show the MOSS-type LNG carrier, Esshu Maru, transiting the new locks of the expanded Panama Canal.  The Esshu Maru was delivered in December 2014 by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. It is the first of three LNG carriers to sail under a long-term charter contracts with Japan’s Chubu Electric Power Co. Show More Summary

LCS Montgomery Sustains Second Hull Crack in a Month

The damage occurred when the USS Montgomery was moving south through the Gatun and Pedro Miguel locks of the Panama Canal.

The US Navy's Shiny New Warship Might Need Bumpers

The US Navy's new littoral combat ships can't seem to catch a break lately, CNN reports, with its brand-new USS Montgomery recently suffering hull damage while passing through the Panama Canal. While under the control of a Panama Canal pilot, the warship hit the center lock wall and suffered an...

Panama Canal Program Incentivizes Environmental Efficiency of Ships

The Panama Canal Authority has launched a new program that incentivizes its customers to use more energy efficient ships when using the waterway. The incentive, known as the Environmental Premium Ranking, is tied into a new customer loyalty program of sorts offering discounted tolls for customers who use the Panama Canal more often. Show More Summary

Diaspora Missions: East Meets West (and North meets South): Reflections on Polycentric Missions

Christianity is not declining in the U.S., but is being ‘de-Europeanized.' Last month, as I stood on the banks of the giant Panama Canal in Panama, Central America, and saw ships cross from the Atlantic to Pacific Ocean side, I was reminded...Show More Summary

U.S. Navy’s Newest Littoral Combat Ship Damaged (Again) in Panama Canal

The U.S. Navy’s newest littoral combat ship USS Montgomery has had its hull cracked for a second time after hitting a lock wall during a transit of the Panama Canal, the U.S. Navy has confirmed. The latest incident occurred Saturday, Oct. Show More Summary

Panama Canal launches Incentives for Cleaner Shipping

Today, the Panama Canal launched the Environmental Premium Ranking, a new initiative that rewards customers who meet high environmental efficiency standards. The new incentive allows qualified customers the opportunity to improve their position within the Panama Canal’s Customer Ranking System…

ITF Warns of Privatization in Panama Canal Tugboat Fleet

The International Transport Workers’ Federation has raised its concerns over the safety of the Panama Canal’s new locks amid what it says is a growing threat of privatization within waterway operations. The ITF sounded the alarm during a top level meeting union leaders held in Panama last Friday. Show More Summary

Panama Canal Authority, Peel Ports Form Alliance

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with major UK ports operator, Peel Ports, who own the Port of Liverpool, as the latter gears up for the formal opening of its Liverpool2 container terminal in early November.

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