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 ensure reliability of...

January 13, 2020
Total Views: 146

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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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 turning its attention to...

November 14, 2018
Total Views: 10

Monday, December 4, 2017
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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, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP)...

December 4, 2017
Total Views: 49

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
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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 shipping alliance. Under the new rules,...

October 3, 2017
Total Views: 19

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 ports of...

September 5, 2017
Total Views: 46

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 Canal.  The...

August 22, 2017
Total Views: 141

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 GUPC consortium for $192.8 million...

July 31, 2017
Total Views: 23

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 the Panama Canal is also doing a little good for the planet....

July 7, 2017
Total Views: 1

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 events in the waterway’s 102-year...

June 26, 2017
Total Views: 41

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 Asian cargo ships to reach them...

June 14, 2017
Total Views: 36

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 (MOSS) tank designed for use in liquified natural...

June 7, 2017
Total Views: 70

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 providing competitive service to customers....

June 2, 2017
Total Views: 60

Thursday, May 25, 2017
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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 authority said Thursday. In the...

May 25, 2017
Total Views: 7

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 less...

May 24, 2017
Total Views: 33

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 era’ following the opening of the Panama...

May 15, 2017
Total Views: 121

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 COSCO Development...

May 11, 2017
Total Views: 115

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 containership COSCO Development, measuring 366...

May 2, 2017
Total Views: 122

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 the latest ‘first’ since the...

May 1, 2017
Total Views: 110

Thursday, April 13, 2017
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Biggest Ship to Ever Call On U.S. East Coast Arriving in May

The biggest ship ever to visit the U.S. East Coast will make its maiden call in Charleston, South Carolina next month after sailing through the expanded Panama Canal from China....

April 13, 2017
Total Views: 10

Monday, March 20, 2017

Ship Photos – 1,000 Vessels Through the Expanded Panama Canal

The Panama Canal has marked the 1000th Neopanamax vessel to use the waterway since the inauguration of the Expanded Canal less than nine months ago. On Sunday, March 19, Mediterranean Shipping Company’s...

March 20, 2017
Total Views: 101