Thursday, October 19, 2017
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Bigger Locks Help Panama Canal to Record Year in 2017
The Panama Canal Authority has reported better-than-forecasted transit figures in 2017 while simultaneously setting set a new overall tonnage record driven by the added capacity of the Expanded Panama Canal’s...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Panama Canal Authority to Allow Booking Slot Swaps Among Alliance Members
The Panama Canal Authority has announced that it will start allowing the swapping and substitution of booking slots between vessels belonging to the same shipping alliance. Under the new rules,...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Panama Canal Marks 2,000 Transits Through Expanded Locks
The Panama Canal has marked the 2,000 transits of the expanded Neopanamax locks as more and more bigger ships are replacing older Panamax vessels on the route. The conatinership COSCO...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt Breaks Panama Canal Capacity Record on Way to U.S. East Coast – 14,855 TEU!
The 14,855 TEU capacity CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt has set a new record as the largest capacity ship to ever transit the new Expanded Locks of the Panama Canal. The...
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Modern LNG Carriers Earning More Taking the Scenic Route
By Anna Shiryaevskaya (Bloomberg) — When the tanker Provalys left Louisiana for Chile last month with a full load of U.S. liquefied natural gas, it sailed around South America instead...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Friday, June 2, 2017
Monday, May 15, 2017
Photos: COSCO Development Makes History as Biggest Ship to Visit U.S. East Coast
The 13,000 TEU containership COSCO Development has completed its inaugural visit to the U.S. East Coast underscoring the arrival of the ‘big ship era’ following the opening of the Panama...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
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 containership COSCO Development, measuring 366...
Monday, May 1, 2017
Monday, March 27, 2017
China State Firms Eye Infrastructure Projects Around Panama Canal
By Brenda Goh SHANGHAI, March 27 (Reuters) – Chinese state firms have expressed an interest to develop land around the Panama Canal, the chief executive of the vital trade thoroughfare...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Shell Gets Access to Key Oil Hub in Panama -Sources
By Elida Moreno and Marianna Parraga PANAMA CITY/SAN ANTONIO, March 22 (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell agreed to lease capacity at a large oil terminal in Panama that has been...
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Panama Canal Sets Back-to-Back-to-Back Tonnage Records
The Panama Canal set yet another daily tonnage record in February 2017 with a total of 1,180 vessel transits totaling 1.18 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS). The previous record was...
Monday, February 6, 2017
Friday, February 3, 2017
Traders Rush to Ship U.S. Oil as Export Window to Asia Opens
By Catherine Ngai and Florence Tan NEW YORK/SINGAPORE Feb 3 (Reuters) – Oil majors and trading houses are set to ship an unprecedented volume of U.S. crude oil to Asia in coming...
Monday, January 30, 2017
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 3336. This was the first transit...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Forget Latin America, Asia is Now Biggest Buyer of U.S. LNG
By Ryan Collins (Bloomberg) — Asia’s finally becoming a prime destination for U.S. shale gas cargoes. At least 10 of the 12 tankers bearing liquefied natural gas that left Cheniere...
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
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 containership Valparaiso Express. The vessel began its transit at the...
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