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Tuesday, May 2, 2017
COSCO Development Sets Record as Largest Ship to Use Panama Canal Expansion
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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: 246

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: 308

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

April 13, 2017
Total Views: 35

Monday, March 20, 2017
Ship Photos – 1,000 Vessels Through the Expanded Panama Canal
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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.

March 20, 2017
Total Views: 202

Monday, February 6, 2017
Panama Canal Sets Monthly Tonnage Record
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Panama Canal Sets Monthly Tonnage Record

The Panama Canal set a new monthly tonnage record in January 2017 with 36.1 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS) and 1,260 ships transiting through both the

February 6, 2017
Total Views: 46

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Alphaliner: 100+ Panamax Containerships Must be Scrapped to Reach Break-Even Levels
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Alphaliner: 100+ Panamax Containerships Must be Scrapped to Reach Break-Even Levels

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – At least 100 panamax-class containerships need to be scrapped if owners are to see charter rates return to break-even

February 1, 2017
Total Views: 122

Monday, January 30, 2017
Ship Photos of the Day – First Tug and Barge Through Panama Canal’s Larger Locks
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Ship Photos of the Day – First Tug and Barge Through Panama Canal’s Larger Locks

The new locks of the Panama Canal saw another milestone on this month with the successful transit of TradeWinds Towing tug Hollywood and barge JMC

January 30, 2017
Total Views: 177

Monday, January 9, 2017
Ship Photos of the Day – Teekay LNG Carrier ‘Oak Spirit’ Transits Panama Canal
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Ship Photos of the Day – Teekay LNG Carrier ‘Oak Spirit’ Transits Panama Canal

Today’s ship photos come to us from shipowner Teekay showing the LNG carrier Oak Spirit transiting the Panama Canal with the first cargo of U.S. shale

January 9, 2017
Total Views: 37

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Panama Canal Welcomes Largest Ship to Date – MV Valparaiso Express
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Panama Canal Welcomes Largest Ship to Date – MV Valparaiso Express

The Panama Canal on Tuesday welcomed the largest capacity vessel to-date to transit the expanded locks – the 10,589 TEU neopanamax

December 20, 2016
Total Views: 109

Thursday, December 15, 2016
Expanded Panama Canal Marks 500 Ship Transits Since Opening
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Expanded Panama Canal Marks 500 Ship Transits Since Opening

More than 500 ships have now transited the expanded Panama Canal less than six months after the inauguration of the new locks on June 26, 2016. The Panama

December 15, 2016
Total Views: 49

Monday, December 5, 2016
Ship Photos – Four New Super Post Panamax Cranes for Port of Savannah
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Ship Photos – Four New Super Post Panamax Cranes for Port of Savannah

Four new Super Post Panamax ship-to-shore cranes arrived at the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal on Monday bringing the total number of

December 5, 2016
Total Views: 109

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
ITF Warns of Privatization in Panama Canal Tugboat Fleet
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ITF Warns of Privatization in Panama Canal Tugboat Fleet

The International Transport Workers’ Federation has raised its concerns over the safety of the Panama Canal’s new locks amid what it says is a

October 25, 2016
Total Views: 99

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Expansion Helps Panama Canal to Third-Highest Annual Tonnage in 2016
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Expansion Helps Panama Canal to Third-Highest Annual Tonnage in 2016

The Panama Canal has recorded the third-highest annual tonnage in its 102-year history in 2016 helped by the opening of the new neopanamax locks. During fiscal

October 19, 2016
Total Views: 99

Thursday, September 8, 2016
Ship Photos of the Day – World’s Largest Pure Car and Truck Carrier, Höegh Target, Transits Expanded Panama Canal
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Ship Photos of the Day – World’s Largest Pure Car and Truck Carrier, Höegh Target, Transits Expanded Panama Canal

The world’s largest Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) Höegh Target is transiting the new locks of the expanded Panama Canal on Thursday. The

September 8, 2016
Total Views: 225

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Crude Oil Tanker MT Aegean Unity Transiting New Panama Canal Locks
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Tanker Retrofits Delay Use Of New Panama Canal

  By Liz Hampton (Reuters)  The promise that some oil traders and brokers saw for an expanded Panama Canal to become a new route for large

August 23, 2016
Total Views: 87

Crude Oil Tanker MT Aegean Unity Transiting New Panama Canal Locks
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Pricey Retrofit Delaying Big Oil Tankers’ Use of New Panama Canal

By Liz Hampton HOUSTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) – The promise that some oil traders and brokers saw for an expanded Panama Canal to become a new route for large

August 23, 2016
Total Views: 21

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
New Panama Canal – Will US Recoup Multi-Billion $ Port Upgrades?
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New Panama Canal – Will US Recoup Multi-Billion $ Port Upgrades?

By Brandon Ross (BNA) American East Coast port operators aren’t expecting an immediate windfall from the billions of dollars they invested

August 17, 2016
Total Views: 78

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Hello, Shortcut: Expanded Panama Canal Spurs New LNG Trade Route
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Hello, Shortcut: Expanded Panama Canal Spurs New LNG Trade Route

By Alex Nussbaum and Naureen Malik (Bloomberg Markets) — When the Panama Canal’s expanded locks slid open in late June, perhaps no one was happier than

August 10, 2016
Total Views: 28

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
WATCH: Drone Video Shows How Giant Containerships Enter Panama Canal’s New Locks
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WATCH: Drone Video Shows How Giant Containerships Enter Panama Canal’s New Locks

Check out this drone video posted by Panama Canal Administrator Jorge Luis Quijano showing a neopanamax containership entering the expanded Panama

August 9, 2016
Total Views: 312

Monday, August 8, 2016
Panama Canal Expansion: Contractor’s Cost Overruns Claim Dismissed
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Panama Canal Expansion: Contractor’s Cost Overruns Claim Dismissed

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – A dispute resolution board dismissed a $100 million complaint for cost overruns by the consortium that built the third set of

August 8, 2016
Total Views: 119
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