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Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Several freighters, assisted by tugboats, are entering the Panama Canal at Gatun Locks on the Atlantic side.
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Panama Canal Increases Booking Slots Amid Expected Rainfall

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced an increase in booking slots for its Panamax locks starting mid-May, in response to current and predicted water

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Thursday, April 11, 2024
Drought hit Panama Canal further restricts maximum ship depth
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Panama Canal Plans to Normalize by 2025, Weather Permitting

As the dry season draws to a close, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) is adjusting its operations to align with the climate conditions. Taking into account the

April 11, 2024
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Monday, April 1, 2024
A tanker transits the Panama Canal Locks
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Navigating Uncertainty: El Niño, La Niña, and the Panama Canal Drought

By Rick Shema, CCM There has been much discussion regarding disruptions in maritime shipping through the  Panama Canal primarily due to the drought

April 1, 2024
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Wednesday, March 20, 2024
An LNG carrier transits through the Panama Canal. Photo credit: Flystock/Shutterstock
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Panama Canal Forced to Balance Shipping Demand with Need for Drinking Water

By Anastasia Moloney PANAMA CITY, March 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As a colossal Chinese container ship maneuvered into the narrow Miraflores

March 20, 2024
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Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Several freighters, assisted by tugboats, are entering the Panama Canal at Gatun Locks on the Atlantic side.
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Panama Canal Increasing Daily Transit Slots Amid Improved Water Levels

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced an increase in the number of daily transit slots available in the older Panamax Locks. The measures come in

March 12, 2024
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Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Several freighters, assisted by tugboats, are entering the Panama Canal at Gatun Locks on the Atlantic side.
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Facing a Water Crisis, Panama Canal Pledges $8.5 Billion Towards Climate Resilience

The Panama Canal Authority has announced plans to allocate more than $8.5 billion in capital investments towards sustainability projects over the next five

February 21, 2024
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Thursday, February 8, 2024
Drought hit Panama Canal further restricts maximum ship depth
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End of El Niño Could Bring Relief for Panama Canal Water Crisis

The National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting an end to El Niño conditions by April-June 2024, with a 79% probability. The

February 8, 2024
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Sunday, January 14, 2024
Vessels transit through the Panama Canal, on the outskirts of Panama City. REUTERS/Roberto Cisneros
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Cost To Jump Panama Canal Line Just Got A Whole Lot Cheaper

By Ruth Liao (Bloomberg) –The cost for shippers to jump ahead of congestion at the Panama Canal has significantly dropped from multimillion-dollar

January 14, 2024
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Wednesday, January 10, 2024
A Maersk ship in the Panama Canal
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Maersk to Implement ‘Land Bridge’ to Bypass Drought-Hit Panama Canal

Maersk has announced plans to modify one of its services through the Panama Canal by implementing a so-called “land bridge” across Panama amid

January 10, 2024
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Sunday, January 7, 2024
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War, Weather Put Ocean Shippers On Notice For Rough Seas In 2024

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Recent hostilities in the Red Sea have thrown global shippers of vital goods for a loop – but it is

January 7, 2024
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Wednesday, January 3, 2024
Photo of a post-panamax ship entering the locks in the new panama canal
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Saving the Panama Canal Will Take Years and Cost Billions

By Peter Millard and Michael D McDonald (Bloomberg) The vestiges of an ancient forest tell the story of just how bad things are at the

January 3, 2024
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Saturday, December 16, 2023
Drought hit Panama Canal further restricts maximum ship depth
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Panama Canal To Ease Drought Restrictions In January

By Joe Ryan (Bloomberg) The Panama Canal, which has been strained by drought for months, will increase the number of ships it accepts each day starting in

December 16, 2023
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Wednesday, December 13, 2023
FILE PHOTO: A tanker ship passing through the Miraflores docks at the Panama Canal, in Panama City, December 30, 2009. REUTERS/Alberto Lowe/File Photo
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Fuel Tankers Face Long Slog as Panama Canal Drought Reroutes Trade

HOUSTON, Dec 13 (Reuters) – Oil tanker Cururo is taking the long way from Houston to Chile: sailing the length of South America’s Atlantic coast,

December 13, 2023
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Tuesday, December 5, 2023
A tanker transits the Panama Canal Locks
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Panama Chaos Grows as US Diesel Shipper Takes the Long Route

(Bloomberg) — The worsening bottlenecks at the drought-stricken Panama Canal are pushing at least one US diesel shipper to sail around the tip of South

December 5, 2023
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Monday, December 4, 2023
Drought hit Panama Canal further restricts maximum ship depth
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Panama Canal Bottleneck Prompts Detours that Could Boost Inflation

(Bloomberg) — The Panama Canal, the century-old engineering marvel that revolutionized global trade, is being squeezed shut by drought and forcing

December 4, 2023
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Wednesday, November 29, 2023
A red LNG carrier in the Suez Canal. Photo: Shutterstock/Alvaro Ardisana
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Panama Canal Congestion Could Hit Suez

By Anna Shiryaevskaya (Bloomberg) — Unprecedented congestion at the Panama Canal could ultimately result in delays at Egypt’s Suez Canal, potentially

November 29, 2023
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A tanker transits the Panama Canal Locks
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Panama Canal Drought is Making it More Expensive to Ship Fuel Across the Atlantic

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — The cost of shipping fuels such as diesel across the Atlantic has soared to an almost 16-month high amid ongoing

November 29, 2023
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Friday, November 24, 2023
Stock image of an MSC containership
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MSC Slaps Surcharge on Boxes Through Restricted Panama Canal

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – MSC has slapped a bumper $297 per teu surcharge on shipments transiting the Panama Canal in response to the

November 24, 2023
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An LNG carrier transits through the Panama Canal. Photo credit: Flystock/Shutterstock
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Panama Canal Congestion Could Help Steer US LNG Cargoes to Europe

By Anna Shiryaevskaya (Bloomberg) — The congestion at Panama Canal could be to Europe’s benefit as US liquefied natural gas supplies will largely

November 24, 2023
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Tuesday, November 21, 2023
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More Surcharges Loom as Panama Canal Restrictions Tighten

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – French carrier CMA CGM is set to become the first major carrier to apply a new surcharge on shipments transiting the

November 21, 2023
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