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Thursday, February 20, 2020
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Shipping Industry Faces $370 Million Hit from Panama Canal ‘Freshwater’ Charge

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Feb 20 (Reuters) – A new “freshwater” charge that came in this month to help the Panama Canal cope with climate

February 20, 2020
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Thursday, October 10, 2019
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Panama Canal Containership Transits Dip in 2019

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The number of containerships transiting the Panama Canal during its fiscal year ending 30 September declined slightly,

October 10, 2019
Total Views: 72

Friday, September 6, 2019
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Dr. Ricaurte Vásquez Morales Takes the Helm of the Panama Canal

Panama has be sworn-in Ricaurte Vásquez Morales, Ph.D. as the new administrator of the Panama Canal, superseding Jorge L. Quijano after seven years as the

September 6, 2019
Total Views: 256

Monday, August 5, 2019
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Panama Canal Imposes Ship Speed Limit to Protect Whales

The Panama Canal has implemented a 10 knot speed limit aimed at protecting whales, dolphins and other large marine mammals against ship strikes. The speed

August 5, 2019
Total Views: 670

Monday, July 15, 2019
The motor vessel Triton becomes the largest ship to transit the Expanded Panama Canal
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Trade War Hits Panama Canal Revenues

By Michael McDonald (Bloomberg) – The trade tension between the U.S. and China is making waves at the Panama Canal. Cargo from the U.S. to China going

July 15, 2019
Total Views: 30

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
The motor vessel Triton becomes the largest ship to transit the Expanded Panama Canal
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Expanded Panama Canal Breaks 15,000 TEU Vessel Threshold

The Panama Canal completed a trial transit of Evergreen’s Triton, the largest ship by dimension and container cargo capacity to pass through the Expanded

May 15, 2019
Total Views: 252

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
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Brazilian Port Operators Seeking Ways to Reduce Panama Canal Tariffs

By Ana Mano SAO PAULO, April 2 (Reuters) – Brazilian port operators including units of global grain traders Cargill Ltd and Bunge Ltd will unveil a

April 2, 2019
Total Views: 17

Monday, February 18, 2019
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Board Elects New Panama Canal Administrator

The Panama Canal Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Ricaurte Vasquez as the next Panama Canal Administrator, succeeding current Administrator Jorge L.

February 18, 2019
Total Views: 105

Thursday, December 20, 2018
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Fatigued Tugboat Captains Flag Accident Risk in Expanded Panama Canal

By Elida Moreno PANAMA CITY, Dec 20 (Reuters) – In April last year, the 148-tonne tugboat Cerro Santiago collided with the U.S. Coast Guard vessel Tampa

December 20, 2018
Total Views: 28

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
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ITF: Panama Canal Authority On Course to Undermine Reputation of Panama’s Most Vital National Asset

Below is a statement provided by the International Transport Workers’ Federation in response to the Panama Canal Authority’s (ACP) alleged rebuke

December 11, 2018
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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Maritime News

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

November 14, 2018
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
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Panama Canal Sets New Annual Tonnage Record in 2018

The Panama Canal has set a new annual record for the total amount of tonnage that passed through the waterway over the course a fiscal year, recording a total

October 31, 2018
Total Views: 266

Thursday, October 11, 2018
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Panama Canal Sets New Annual Tonnage Record

The Panama Canal closed its 2018 fiscal year (FY 2018) with a record tonnage of 442.1 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS), marking a 9.5 percent increase from

October 11, 2018
Total Views: 10

Thursday, October 4, 2018
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Panama Canal Expecting 234 Cruise Ships This Cruise Season

The Panama Canal Authority said it expects to receive approximately 234 cruise ships through the Panamax and Neopanamax Locks during the upcoming 2018-2019

October 4, 2018
Total Views: 27

Monday, October 1, 2018
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Panama Canal Sets New Daily LNG Record

The Panama Canal Authority says it has reached a new milestone with the successful transit of four liquefied natural gas (LNG) ships with beams of up to 160

October 1, 2018
Total Views: 4

Friday, September 14, 2018
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Panama Canal Head Expects Fewer China, U.S. Ships if Trade War Escalates

By Elida Moreno PANAMA CITY, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Fewer ships from China and the United States could use the Panama Canal if trade tensions escalate

September 14, 2018
Total Views: 5

Monday, July 9, 2018
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Panama and China Kick Off Free Trade Talks With Eye Regional Hub

PANAMA CITY, July 9 (Reuters) – Panama and China opened free trade talks on Monday with the aim of crafting an agreement that could turn the Central

July 9, 2018
Total Views: 20

Monday, May 7, 2018
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Panama Canal Adds Eighth Daily Booking Slot for New Neopanamax Locks

The Panama Canal Authority has added an additional daily reservation slot to its Neopanamax locks in order to further increase the capacity of the waterway at

May 7, 2018
Total Views: 62

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Expanded Panama Canal Sees Three LNG Carrier Transits in Single Day

By Ryan Collins and Naureen S. Malik (Bloomberg) — Three liquefied natural gas tankers sailed through the Panama Canal on the same day this week, marking

April 19, 2018
Total Views: 17

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ITF: The Panama Canal “Adrift” Due to Safety Concerns

Here is a statement from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) in response to the ongoing dispute between the Panama Canal Authority

April 19, 2018
Total Views: 21