Sunday, September 27, 2020
Maritime News

Panama Canal Authority Wins $265 Million Arbitration Case Against Expansion Project Contractor

PANAMA CITY, Sept 25 (Reuters) – The Panama Canal Authority said it won an arbitration ruling on Friday for $265 million to be returned to it from the consortium that...

September 27, 2020
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Monday, July 15, 2019
The motor vessel Triton becomes the largest ship to transit the Expanded Panama Canal
Maritime News

Trade War Hits Panama Canal Revenues

By Michael McDonald (Bloomberg) – The trade tension between the U.S. and China is making waves at the Panama Canal. Cargo from the U.S. to China going through the key...

July 15, 2019
Total Views: 8

Saturday, July 6, 2019
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VIDEO: The New Panama Canal – How It Works

Our favorite documentary YouTube channel, Wendover Productions, has a new video on how the New Panama Canal works. Check it out then go subscribe to Wendover’s awesome YouTube Channel. 

July 6, 2019
Total Views: 61

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
The motor vessel Triton becomes the largest ship to transit the Expanded Panama Canal
Maritime News

Expanded Panama Canal Breaks 15,000 TEU Vessel Threshold

The Panama Canal completed a trial transit of Evergreen’s Triton, the largest ship by dimension and container cargo capacity to pass through the Expanded Canal since it opened in 2016....

May 15, 2019
Total Views: 44

Monday, May 13, 2019
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Maritime News

Panama Canal Transits First Q-Flex LNG Carrier

The Panama Canal welcomed the largest liquefied natural gas tanker to ever transit the waterway over the weekend.  The tanker, Qatargas’ Al Safliya, transited the Expanded Panama Canal on Sunday,...

May 13, 2019
Total Views: 22

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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Maritime News

LNG Carrier Marks 6,000th Transit Through Expanded Panama Canal

The Panama Canal has welcomed the 6,000th Neopanamax vessel through the Expanded Canal with the transit of the LNG carrier Energy Liberty on voyage from the U.S. to Japan. The...

April 23, 2019
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
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Maritime News

Brazilian Port Operators Seeking Ways to Reduce Panama Canal Tariffs

By Ana Mano SAO PAULO, April 2 (Reuters) – Brazilian port operators including units of global grain traders Cargill Ltd and Bunge Ltd will unveil a proposal this week to lower...

April 2, 2019
Total Views: 4

Thursday, December 20, 2018
Maritime News

Fatigued Tugboat Captains Flag Accident Risk in Expanded Panama Canal

By Elida Moreno PANAMA CITY, Dec 20 (Reuters) – In April last year, the 148-tonne tugboat Cerro Santiago collided with the U.S. Coast Guard vessel Tampa while passing through the...

December 20, 2018
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
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Maritime News

Panama Canal Sets New Annual Tonnage Record in 2018

The Panama Canal has set a new annual record for the total amount of tonnage that passed through the waterway over the course a fiscal year, recording a total tonnage...

October 31, 2018
Total Views: 37

Thursday, October 11, 2018
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Maritime News

Panama Canal Sets New Annual Tonnage Record

The Panama Canal closed its 2018 fiscal year (FY 2018) with a record tonnage of 442.1 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS), marking a 9.5 percent increase from 2017. The total...

October 11, 2018
Total Views: 2

Thursday, October 4, 2018
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Maritime News

Panama Canal Expecting 234 Cruise Ships This Cruise Season

The Panama Canal Authority said it expects to receive approximately 234 cruise ships through the Panamax and Neopanamax Locks during the upcoming 2018-2019 cruise season. The first transit will occur...

October 4, 2018
Total Views: 8

Monday, October 1, 2018
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Maritime News

Panama Canal Sets New Daily LNG Record

The Panama Canal Authority says it has reached a new milestone with the successful transit of four liquefied natural gas (LNG) ships with beams of up to 160 feet (49...

October 1, 2018
Total Views: 3

Friday, September 14, 2018
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Maritime News

Panama Canal Head Expects Fewer China, U.S. Ships if Trade War Escalates

By Elida Moreno PANAMA CITY, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Fewer ships from China and the United States could use the Panama Canal if trade tensions escalate between the two economic giants,...

September 14, 2018
Total Views: 3

Monday, July 30, 2018
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Maritime News

Panama Canal Marks 4,000 Neopanamax Transits

An LNG tanker carrying gas exported from the United States became the 4,000th Neopanamax vessel to transit through the Expanded Canal on Sunday. The liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker Maria...

July 30, 2018
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Maritime News

Panama Canal Opens Way for More LNG Transits With U.S. Exports Rising

By Naureen S. Malik (Bloomberg) — The Panama Canal Authority will ramp up the movement of massive liquefied natural gas tankers through the waterway starting in October, as U.S. exports of the...

June 27, 2018
Total Views: 1

Maritime News

The Expanded Panama Canal Just Turned Two: Here Are Some Facts, Figures and Highlights the First Few Years of Operation

The Panama Canal on Tuesday marked the two-year anniversary of the inauguration of Expanded Panama Canal, the largest enhancement project in the waterway’s 103-year history. To date, the Canal has transited...

June 27, 2018
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
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Maritime News

Charleston Harbor Deepening Project Receives $49 Million in Federal Funding

The project to deepen the shipping channel leading to the South Carolina’s Port of Charleston to 52 feet will receive $49 million in federal funding next year. The U.S. Army...

June 13, 2018
Total Views: 12

Thursday, May 10, 2018
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Panama Canal Responds: Tugboat Captains Broke the Law

Editor’s Note: Below is the full statement provided by a representative of the Panama Canal in response to gCaptain’s story Panama Canal Tugboat Captains Face Disciplinary Action After Raising Safety...

May 10, 2018
Total Views: 15

Monday, May 7, 2018
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Panama Canal Adds Eighth Daily Booking Slot for New Neopanamax Locks

The Panama Canal Authority has added an additional daily reservation slot to its Neopanamax locks in order to further increase the capacity of the waterway at the demand of shippers....

May 7, 2018
Total Views: 16

Thursday, April 26, 2018
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Panama Canal Increases Maximum Beam for Ships Using Neopanamax Locks

The Panama Canal Authority has announced it will increase the maximum allowable beam for vessels in the new Neopanamax locks by more than two meters, which will inevitably result in even-bigger...

April 26, 2018
Total Views: 138