Monday, July 25, 2016

Panama Canal Design Concerns Renewed After Ship Hits Wall

A Chinese container ship hit a wall of the new lane of the Panama Canal, a Canal Authority official and a local ship agent said on Monday, the third such...

July 25, 2016
Total Views: 22

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Containership Damaged After Hitting Wall in Panama Canal’s New Locks

A neopanamax containership has suffered a gash to its hull after bumping into the wall of one of the new locks making up the expanded Panama Canal. According to reports...

July 23, 2016
Total Views: 95

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Maritime News

Maersk Line Unveils Panama Canal Plans

Maersk Line unveiled plans Thursday to deploy 11 vessels of 8,500 TEU on a rerouted service that will make use of the newly expanded Panama Canal. Maersk Line is one...

July 21, 2016
Total Views: 35

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Maritime News

First LNG to Pass Through Expanded Panama Canal Will Be American

By Naureen S. Malik (Bloomberg) — The first cargo of liquefied natural gas set to pass through the newly expanded Panama Canal locks will be American. Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s...

July 19, 2016
Total Views: 4

Friday, July 15, 2016
Maritime News

Panama Canal Retakes Market Share from Suez

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Following the inauguration of the Panama Canal’s new lock system at the end of last month, the waterway is already winning back market...

July 15, 2016
Total Views: 25

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Maritime News

Port of Savannah Welcomes First Ship Through Expanded Panama Canal

The Port of Savannah on Wednesday welcomed the first vessel to call at the port through new locks of the expanded Panama Canal. At a capacity of 10,100 twenty-foot equivalent...

July 13, 2016
Total Views: 13

Thursday, July 7, 2016
Maritime News

Panama Canal Expansion Paves Way for Largest Ship to Call at New York/New Jersey

The largest ship to ever call at the Port of New York and New Jersey is set to dock Friday after having just passed through the expanded Panama Canal. The...

July 7, 2016
Total Views: 27

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Containership Pays Nearly $1 Million Toll to Cross the Expanded Panama Canal

With the opening of the Panama Canal expansion in June, it was to be expected that the waterway would shatter all sorts of cargo volume records, but with the canal’s...

July 5, 2016
Total Views: 607

Maritime News

First Transit Through Expanded Panama Canal – Time-Lapse Video

Revive el tránsito inaugural por el #CanalAmpliado. Esta historia es tuya y la recordaremos juntos. #LaGranConexión — Canal de Panamá (@canaldepanama) July 5, 2016 Time-lapse video filmed on board...

July 5, 2016
Total Views: 18

Friday, July 1, 2016
Maritime News

EIA: Panama Canal Could See 550 LNG Tankers Annually by 2021

    By Naureen S. Malik   (Bloomberg) — Natural gas exports from the U.S. Gulf Coast will reach buyers in Asia and South America faster and at lower costs thanks to...

July 1, 2016
Total Views: 24

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Maritime News

Panama Canal: First LNG Tanker Booked for Late July

The Panama Canal Authority says it has booked the first LNG tanker through the expanded Panama Canal as commercial operations of the enhanced waterway get underway. Panama inaugurated the $5.25...

June 28, 2016
Total Views: 25

Monday, June 27, 2016
Maritime News

Maersk Line ‘Likely’ to Send Larger Ships to Expanded Panama Canal

The world’s largest container shipping company has welcomed the arrival of the expanded Panama Canal announcing it will likely add capacity and reroute larger vessels to make use of the new...

June 27, 2016
Total Views: 19

Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – Inaugural Transit of the Panama Canal Expansion

Panama inaugurated the long-awaited Panama Canal expansion on Sunday with the ceremonial transit of the China Shipping Panama through the new neopanamax Agua Clara locks on the Atlantic side. The...

June 27, 2016
Total Views: 42

Sunday, June 26, 2016
Maritime News

Panama Inaugurates Massive Panama Canal Expansion Project

By Enrique Pretel and Elida Moreno PANAMA CITY, June 26 (Reuters) – Panama opened the long-delayed $5.4 billion expansion of its shipping canal amid cheering crowds on Sunday, despite looming...

June 26, 2016
Total Views: 15

Maritime News

Panama Canal Expansion: Bigger Ships, Bigger Paydays from Coal to Gas

By Keith Wallis SINGAPORE, June 26 (Reuters) – Bigger ships could mean bigger paydays for commodity producers when the expanded Panama Canal opens this weekend as they can utilize larger...

June 26, 2016
Total Views: 9

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Video: Panama Canal Expansion Construction in 2 Minute Time-Lapse

It’s been nearly nine years and more than $5 billion in the making, but come hell or high water the Panama Canal Expansion is finally ready to open this weekend...

June 25, 2016
Total Views: 102

Friday, June 24, 2016

Photos: Test Transits Continue as Panama Prepares for Opening of Expanded Canal

Tests of the Panama Canal’s new locks are continuing as worker’s prepare for the inauguration of the expansion project this Sunday.  On Thursday, the 261 meter long by 32 meter wide...

June 24, 2016
Total Views: 37

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Maritime News

Expanded Panama Canal Seen Greatly Increasing Insurance Risk

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Ahead of the official opening of the $5.25bn expanded Panama Canal this Sunday, the insurance industry is preparing itself for a big hike in...

June 22, 2016
Total Views: 23

Maritime News

Time-Lapse Video: Take a Trip Through the Expanded Panama Canal Locks

Great time-lapse video showing a trial transit of the Panama Canal’s new Atlantic-facing Agua Clara locks from a pilot’s perspective. The vessel is the MV Baroque, a bulk carrier measuring...

June 22, 2016
Total Views: 95

Monday, June 20, 2016

Ship Photos of the Day – Panama Canal Conducts Trial Transit Through the Expanded Cocoli Locks

A U.S.-built crane ship was used to conduct a trial transit of the Panama Canal’s new Cocoli Locks on Monday ahead of next week’s inauguration of the Expanded Panama Canal. The...

June 20, 2016
Total Views: 4