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
Non-booked regular sized vessels wishing to transit the Panama Canal face a wait of approximately 5-6 days. There has been a dramatic increase in the
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, held in San Francisco. Most people just called it the World’s Fair. The purpose of the exposition was to celebrate the Panama Canal and the ease of...Show More Summary
Ghana trains to fight piracy as attacks increase off West Africa, the Panama Canal is to be upgraded, Pope Francis extends a special invite to Rome's homeless, and a Chinese archaeologist claims to crack a rocky mystery.
The expanding Panama Canal is the world’s busiest maritime route, with the ability to handle some of the largest ships ever built. The current expansion project is entering the final stretch, and the Panama Canal Authority is already looking for another $17 billion for the next phase. Show More Summary
In 1871, the USS Nipsic went to Limon Bay to scout out an appropriate location for the north end of the then-soon-to-be-constructed Panama Canal. Read more...
By Simon Gardner and Elida Moreno COCOLI, Panama (Reuters) - As it enters the final stretch of a massive expansion, the Panama Canal Authority is setting its sights on an even more ambitious project worth up to $17 billion that would allow it to handle the world's biggest ships. Show More Summary
As it enters the final stretch of a massive expansion, the Panama Canal Authority is setting its sights on an even more ambitious project worth up to $17 billion that would allow it to handle the world's biggest ships. The post Panama Canal Authority Sets Sights on New, Even Bigger Expansion Project appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
As it enters the final stretch of a massive expansion, the Panama Canal Authority is setting its sights on an even more ambitious project worth up to $17 billion
The widened Panama Canal is expected to finally be up and running in April 2016, after months of delays and cost overruns, AFP reports. The expansion project area will allow bigger ships to transit,
The Panama Canal has experienced an unusual increase in the number of vessels awaiting transit during the past few weeks. Several measures have been implemented to reduce the backlog,
The Panama Canal Authority (PCA) and the consortium building a third set of locks for the inter-oceanic waterway said in separate statements that they will
I've been to Valparaiso on Chile's Pacific coast and it's a sprawling seaside town that used to be one of the most important ports in the world until the Panama Canal came along and spoiled the party. But a word of warning if you visit Valparaiso - beware of the dogs. Show More Summary