PHOTOS: First Ship Passes Through Panama Canal’s New Locks

A post-panamax bulk carrier became the first ship to pass through the Panama Canal’s new locks on Thursday, kicking off a series of trial runs ahead of the expanded canal’s grand opening later this month.  The $5.3 billion expansion project involves the construction of a new set of locks on both the Atlantic and Pacific sides and … Continue reading PHOTOS: First Ship Passes Through Panama Canal’s New Locks