Thursday, February 4, 2016
Maritime News

Panama Canal Expansion Completion Delayed to End June

By Elida Moreno PANAMA CITY, Feb 3 (Reuters) – After more than a year-long delay, a new set of larger locks for the Panama Canal will be complete by

February 4, 2016
Total Views: 57

Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Maritime News

Finally! Panama Admits Crack Will Delay Opening of the Panama Canal Expansion

A delayed opening of the Panama Canal expansion past the April 2016 deadline is looking more and more likely as 2015 comes to a close and work continues

December 22, 2015
Total Views: 21

Friday, December 4, 2015
Maritime News

Uncertainty Surrounds Panama Canal Expansion Delivery Timeline

The main contractor for the design and construction of the Third Set of Locks project for the expanded Panama Canal says that work to reinforce the sills in

December 4, 2015
Total Views: 45

Friday, November 27, 2015
Maritime News

Crack Could Delay Panama Canal Expansion, Spokesman Says

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – The expansion of the Panama canal could face a new delay due to cracks that emerged a few months ago in one of the locks,

November 27, 2015
Total Views: 12

Friday, November 6, 2015
Maritime News

States Dig Deep Into Wallets in a Race to Deepen U.S. Ports

  By Lauren Etter (Bloomberg) — Tired of waiting for Congress, states racing to deepen seaports before the opening of the enlarged Panama Canal next

November 6, 2015
Total Views: 34

Friday, October 30, 2015
Maritime News

ACP Awaiting Report on Repair Timeline for Panama Canal Cracks

  By Michael McDonald (Bloomberg) — The April opening of Panama’s $5.3 billion expanded canal, originally set for 2014, could be delayed further

October 30, 2015
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Panama Canal Crack Fix Won’t Delay Expansion Opening, Contractor Says

  The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) said Wednesday it has received a long-awaited and highly anticipated preliminary update from the contractor behind

September 30, 2015
Total Views: 34

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Maritime News

PortMiami Completes Major Harbor Deepening Project

  The Port of Miami is now the only major logistics hub south of Virginia capable of handling fully laden post-Panamax vessels with the completion of a

September 24, 2015
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Maritime News

Cracks Put April 2016 Delivery of Panama Canal Expansion At Risk

  PANAMA CITY, Sept 22 (Reuters) – The opening of a newly expanded Panama Canal could be delayed after cracks were detected in the concrete walls of

September 22, 2015
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Maritime News

ITF Raises Concerns Over Tugboat Safety in Expanded Panama Canal Locks

  The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has commissioned a study into the maneuvering feasibility of the new Panama Canal locks

September 15, 2015
Total Views: 29

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Maritime News

Panama Canal Expansion Timeline Still In Doubt After Crack

The Panama Canal Authority this week addressed the recently-developed crack in one of the new lock chambers making up the expanded Panama Canal, raising new

September 8, 2015
Total Views: 57

Thursday, August 27, 2015

A Concrete Sample Was Pulled from the New Panama Canal Locks and It Does Not Look Good

  A core sample pulled from the concrete of the Cocoli Locks where cracks and leaks have appeared does not bode well for the Panama Canal expansion

August 27, 2015
Total Views: 280

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Close-Up Look at Panama Canal Crack

A new photo gives a close-up view of the crack that threatens the completion of the project to expand the Panama Canal.  As gCaptain reported over the

August 25, 2015
Total Views: 31

Monday, August 24, 2015

Panama Canal Authority Says New Locks Timeline Not Impacted by Crack

  The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) said Monday that a crack that has formed in one of the new locks making up the expanded Panama Canal should not impact

August 24, 2015
Total Views: 21

Sunday, August 23, 2015

A Big Crack Threatens the Panama Canal Expansion – VIDEO

Monday Update: Panama Canal Authority Says New Locks Timeline Not Impacted by Crack A crack has formed in the concrete of one of the new locks of the expanded

August 23, 2015
Total Views: 76

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Expanded Panama Canal Meets Pacific Ocean – Photos and Video

This video shows the process of removing the barrier separating the waters of the Pacific Ocean from the new Cocoli locks on the Pacific side of the Panama

August 18, 2015
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Maritime News

Panama Canal Expansion Strike Averted

  The main contractor in the Panama Canal expansion project says it has reached an agreement with the local labor union, avoiding a labor strike that

August 12, 2015
Total Views: 31

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Looming Labor Strike Could Delay Panama Canal Expansion

  Update: Panama Canal Expansion Strike Averted Original: A looming labor strike could delay the opening of the expanded Panama Canal’s Third Set of

August 11, 2015
Total Views: 1

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Panama Canal Expansion Project Nearing Completion – Project Update

The Panama Canal Expansion Program is nearing completion with the construction of the Third Set of Locks reaching 90% completion this month. The Panama Canal

July 23, 2015
Total Views: 8

Saturday, June 27, 2015
Maritime News

Panama Canal Eyeing LNG Import Terminal

  The U.S. Trade and Development Agency on Friday awarded a grant to the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) to support the planning of a liquefied natural gas

June 27, 2015
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