When the Republic of Panama needed lifts for a pair of its service boats, it turned to Golden Boat Lifts for the supply of two custom-designed 7,000 lb. capacity
The promise that some oil traders and brokers saw for an expanded Panama Canal to become a new route for large tankers will take longer to realize than expected
By Liz Hampton HOUSTON (Reuters) - The promise that some oil traders and brokers saw for an expanded Panama Canal to become a new route for large tankers will take longer to realize than expected because many ships must first undergo inconvenient retrofits to transit through the new locks, shipping industry experts said. Show More Summary
The west lane of Miraflores Locks will be out of service beginning late Monday, August 22 for scheduled dry chamber seal repairs on Miter gates 106-107, 114-115, 118-199 and 122-123.
Spurred by Panama Canal Expansion and U.S. LNG Export, $500 Million Shipyard Projects Starts As Trinidad and Tobago seeks to diversify its economy, it is banking
by Liz Hampton (Reuters) The first Suezmax crude oil tanker that was slated to go through the newly expanded Panama Canal began its transit on Thursday, a public relations official told Reuters. The Aegean Unity, a Greece-flagged Suezmax vessel coming from the U.S. Show More Summary
Special note: Now that the expansion to the Panama Canal has been completed, some of the traffic that used the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will eventually go through the canal. This could impact TEUs on the West Coast in theShow More Summary
The first Suezmax crude oil tanker that was slated to go through the newly expanded Panama Canal began its transit on Thursday, a public relations official told Reuters.
By Brandon Ross (BNA) American East Coast port operators aren’t expecting an immediate windfall from the billions of dollars they invested to accommodate bigger container ships transiting the newly enlarged Panama Canal, but they are counting on slow, steady growth over the long haul. Show More Summary
The Panama Canal has celebrated 102 years of successful operations and service to the global maritime community, just one day after welcoming its one-hundredth
This has been an extraordinary year for the Panama Canal. We reported record annual tonnage at the close of fiscal year 2015, we completed the Panama Canal's first ever Expansion Program to create a new lane of traffic at the waterway,...Show More Summary
By Alex Nussbaum and Naureen Malik (Bloomberg Markets) — When the Panama Canal’s expanded locks slid open in late June, perhaps no one was happier than executives in the U.S. shale industry. With the goal of making the U.S. a global powerhouse for natural gas exports, these frackers have their sights on Asia. Show More Summary
Check out this drone video posted by Panama Canal Administrator Jorge Luis Quijano showing a neopanamax containership entering the expanded Panama Canal’s new Agua Clara locks from Gatun Lake on the Atlantic side of the waterway. Administrator...Show More Summary
PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – A dispute resolution board dismissed a $100 million complaint for cost overruns by the consortium that built the third set of Panama Canal locks, part of a $5.4 billion expansion completed in June, the waterway authority said on Friday. Show More Summary
Submitted by Nick Giambruno via InternationalMan.com, It’s one of the great engineering achievements in history… At 48 miles long, the Panama Canal cuts through a narrow strip of land in Central America. It links up the Atlantic andShow More Summary
The Expanded Panama Canal has transited 69 Neopanamax vessels since the Inauguration on June 26, 2016. Specifically, 40 containerships, 24 liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carriers,
In its first month of operation, the Panama Canal’s new neopanamax locks recorded a total of 55 vessel transits, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has revealed. Of the 55 vessels to make the transit, there were 29 containerships, 22 LPG tankers, two “carriers”, and two LNG carriers. Show More Summary
A section of the new, larger sea lane has troubled veteran ship pilots, and led to an accident involving a Chinese container ship.
Canada's Department of National Defense said that Canadian military personnel will take part in the Panama Canal drills, known as PANAMX, on July 29 through August 5 to practice canal traffic protection measures.