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Wednesday, May 1, 2024
An LNG carrier transits through the Panama Canal. Photo credit: Flystock/Shutterstock

El Nino, Water Management Issues Blamed for Snarling Panama Canal

SAO PAULO, May 1 (Reuters) – The El Nino climate phenomenon, not climate change, drove lower rainfall last year that reduced the Panama

May 1, 2024
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Thursday, February 8, 2024
Drought hit Panama Canal further restricts maximum ship depth

End of El Niño Could Bring Relief for Panama Canal Water Crisis

The National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting an end to El Niño conditions by April-June 2024, with a 79% probability. The

February 8, 2024
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Tuesday, July 25, 2023
Drought hit Panama Canal further restricts maximum ship depth

Severe Drought Forces Panama Canal to Restrict Number of Daily Vessel Transits

The Panama Canal Authority has announced plans to reduce daily vessel transits to help conserve water due to an ongoing drought. The new restrictions come as

July 25, 2023
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Saturday, June 24, 2023
Drought hit Panama Canal further restricts maximum ship depth

Panama Canal Postpones Depth Restrictions After Much-Needed Rain

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – The Panama Canal will postpone depth restrictions that were set to affect the largest ships crossing

June 24, 2023
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Thursday, June 8, 2023
El Niño Has Officially Arrived

El Niño Has Officially Arrived

Scientists at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center have confirmed the arrival of the anticipated El Niño. El Niño is a naturally occurring weather phenomenon

June 8, 2023
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Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Panama Canal drought
Maritime News

El Niño Drought to Impact Shipping Through Panama Canal

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) is once again scheduled draft restrictions for all ships passing through Canal due to a continued drought in the

March 22, 2016
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Tuesday, December 1, 2015
NOAA Ocean Warming

Pacific Ocean Is Abnormally Warm But Don’t Panic Yet

The Pacific Ocean is warm. Very warm. Last week, NOAA‘s U.S. Climate Prediction Center announced temperatures reached 3 degrees Celsius

December 1, 2015
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Friday, August 28, 2015
Panama Canal drought
Maritime News

Panama Canal Draft Restrictions Lifted

  The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) said Friday that recent rainfall and water management measures means that upcoming draft restrictions for vessels using

August 28, 2015
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