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Wednesday, January 3, 2024
Photo of a post-panamax ship entering the locks in the new panama canal
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Saving the Panama Canal Will Take Years and Cost Billions

By Peter Millard and Michael D McDonald (Bloomberg) The vestiges of an ancient forest tell the story of just how bad things are at the

January 3, 2024
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Saturday, December 16, 2023
Drought hit Panama Canal further restricts maximum ship depth
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Panama Canal To Ease Drought Restrictions In January

By Joe Ryan (Bloomberg) The Panama Canal, which has been strained by drought for months, will increase the number of ships it accepts each day starting in

December 16, 2023
Total Views: 7321

Monday, December 4, 2023
Drought hit Panama Canal further restricts maximum ship depth
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Panama Canal Bottleneck Prompts Detours that Could Boost Inflation

(Bloomberg) — The Panama Canal, the century-old engineering marvel that revolutionized global trade, is being squeezed shut by drought and forcing

December 4, 2023
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Saturday, September 2, 2023
LNG tanker at Cheniere Sabine Pass. Photo REUTERS/Marcy de Luna
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US LNG Exports In August Slip As Heat, Maintenance Cut Processing

By Marianna Parraga HOUSTON (Reuters) – U.S. exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) fell in August as some processing plants reduced output and a heat

September 2, 2023
Total Views: 1261

Thursday, August 10, 2023
An LNG carrier transits through the Panama Canal. Photo credit: Flystock/Shutterstock
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Panama Canal Reduces Booking Slots to Help Ease Congestion

By Elida Moreno and Marianna Parraga PANAMA CITY, Aug 10 (Reuters) – The drought-hit Panama Canal has temporarily limited the

August 10, 2023
Total Views: 3165

Monday, November 30, 2015
Panama Canal Backlog Back to Normal – ACP
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Panama Canal Backlog Back to Normal – ACP

PANAMA CITY, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Waiting times for ships at the Panama Canal have returned to normal after poor weather and a spike in traffic caused

November 30, 2015
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Thursday, November 19, 2015
Panama Canal Authority: Wait Time Shortens to Four Days
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Panama Canal Authority: Wait Time Shortens to Four Days

PANAMA CITY, Nov 19 (Reuters) – The wait time to pass through the Panama Canal has shortened to four days, down from more than 10 days last month, the

November 19, 2015
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Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Ships Waiting Up to 11 Days at the Panama Canal
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Ships Waiting Up to 11 Days at the Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is still dealing with a high backlog of vessels waiting to pass through the waterway, leaving ships, crews and cargo waiting

November 11, 2015
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