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Monday, March 21, 2022

Ever Forward Grounding Follows East Coast Ports’ Rush to Expand

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The $5.25 billion expansion of the Panama Canal doubled its capacity in 2016, allowing the world’s largest cargo

March 21, 2022
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Friday, October 29, 2021
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Panama Canal Reports Record Annual Tonnage With LNG Leading Gains

The Panama Canal reported record tonnage in its 2021 fiscal year amid unprecedented supply chain challenges. Containers led in total tonnage, while LNG, LPG,

October 29, 2021
Total Views: 1195

Monday, January 13, 2020
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Extended Drought Forces Panama Canal to Adopt New Fees and Reduce Reservation Slots

The Panama Canal will reduce the number of available reservation slots and introduce new fees as part of a series of measures to sustain water levels and

January 13, 2020
Total Views: 206

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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Maritime News

Revitalised Panama Canal Eyes Expansion of Port and Logistics Capacity

By Gavin van Marle in Panama (The Loadstar) – Following a strong year in terms of growth in vessel transits, the Panama Canal Authority is once more

November 14, 2018
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Monday, December 4, 2017
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Maritime News

Panama Canal Increases Daily Number of Neopanamax Vessel Slots as Efficiency Improves

The Panama Canal will increase the number of daily booking slots available for Neopanamax vessels from six to seven as Canal operations become more efficient,

December 4, 2017
Total Views: 77

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
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Maritime News

Panama Canal Authority to Allow Booking Slot Swaps Among Alliance Members

The Panama Canal Authority has announced that it will start allowing the swapping and substitution of booking slots between vessels belonging to the same

October 3, 2017
Total Views: 45

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

First Ultra-Large Containership Visits U.S. East Coast Ports

The 14,414 TEU CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt has set a new record as the largest capacity containership to ever visit the U.S. east coast after calling at the

September 5, 2017
Total Views: 75

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
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CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt Breaks Panama Canal Capacity Record on Way to U.S. East Coast – 14,855 TEU!

The 14,855 TEU capacity CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt has set a new record as the largest capacity ship to ever transit the new Expanded Locks of the Panama

August 22, 2017
Total Views: 194

Monday, July 31, 2017

Panama Canal Wins Arbitration Over $193 Million in Expansion Project Overruns

PANAMA CITY, July 31 (Reuters) – The head of the Panama Canal Authority said on Monday a Miami-based arbitration board rejected a demand by Spanish-led

July 31, 2017
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Friday, July 7, 2017

Panama Canal Does Some Good While Upending Historic Trade Routes

By Jessica Shankleman (Bloomberg) — Fresh from a $5.25 billion, nine-year expansion that’s upending decades-old trade routes, it turns out

July 7, 2017
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Monday, June 26, 2017

Expanded Panama Canal Marks One Year Since Opening

The Panama Canal is marking the one-year anniversary of the inauguration of the new Expanded Canal, describing the milestone as one of the most significant

June 26, 2017
Total Views: 72

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Southern U.S. Ports Break Records One Year After Panama Canal Expansion

By Rebecca Spalding (Bloomberg) — Southern ports are experiencing a record foreign trade boom thanks in part to an expanded Panama Canal that permits

June 14, 2017
Total Views: 63

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

New LNG Tank Designed for Panama Canal Transits Receives Class Approval in Principle

Internatinoal classification society DNV GL has awarded Kawasaki Heavy Industries of Japan an Approval in Principle (AiP) for a newly developed non-spherical

June 7, 2017
Total Views: 180

Friday, June 2, 2017

Panama Canal Proposes Changes to Toll Structure

Tthe Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has published a proposal for modifications to its current toll structure that it says will allow the waterway to continue

June 2, 2017
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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Maritime News

Charleston Harbor Deepening Work to Kickoff With $17.5 Million in USACE Funding

South Carolina Ports’ project to deepen Charleston Harbor to 52 feet has received the funding needed to begin construction as planned this fall, the port

May 25, 2017
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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Containership’s Transit Sets New Panama Canal Record

The OOCL France has set a new record as the largest ship to transit the Expanded Panama Canal since its inauguration nearly one year ago. The new record comes

May 24, 2017
Total Views: 46

Monday, May 15, 2017
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Photos: COSCO Development Makes History as Biggest Ship to Visit U.S. East Coast

The 13,000 TEU containership COSCO Development has completed its inaugural visit to the U.S. East Coast underscoring the arrival of the ‘big ship

May 15, 2017
Total Views: 148

Thursday, May 11, 2017
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Largest Ship to Visit U.S. East Coast Arrives in Savannah

The largest ship to ever visit the U.S. east coast arrived at the port of Savannah on Thursday after traveling through the expanded Panama Canal from Asia. The

May 11, 2017
Total Views: 152

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

COSCO Development Sets Record as Largest Ship to Use Panama Canal Expansion

The Panama Canal on Tuesday welcomed the largest vessel to transit through the Expanded Canal since its inauguration in June 2016. The 13,092 TEU Neopanamax

May 2, 2017
Total Views: 176

Monday, May 1, 2017
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First Cruise Ship Through Expanded Panama Canal

The Panama Canal over the welcomed its first passenger vessel, the Disney Wonder, through the new and larger locks of the expanded canal. The milestone is

May 1, 2017
Total Views: 172