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Thursday, April 12, 2018
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Panama Canal Tugboat Captains Sanctioned Over Refusal to Transit Vessels in Neopanamax Locks

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced that it will apply sanctions against certain tugboat captains who recently refused to transit vessels through

April 12, 2018
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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Brazilian Grain Producers Explore Increased Use of Panama Canal

By Marcelo Teixeira SAO PAULO, March 15 (Reuters) – Brazilian farmers in top soy state Mato Grosso signed a memorandum of understanding with the Panama

March 15, 2018
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Monday, December 18, 2017
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Panama Canal Increases Maximum Draft Limit for Vessels Using Neopanamax Locks

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced it will increase in the maximum allowable draft for vessels using the new Neopanamaz locks after recent rainfall

December 18, 2017
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Friday, December 8, 2017
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U.S. Gas Has a Panama Canal Problem That’s Got No Easy Fix

By Michael McDonald and Naureen S. Malik (Bloomberg) — It seemed at the time like a somewhat random, and amazingly fortuitous, coincidence. Just as the

December 8, 2017
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Monday, December 4, 2017
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Panama Canal Increases Daily Number of Neopanamax Vessel Slots as Efficiency Improves

The Panama Canal will increase the number of daily booking slots available for Neopanamax vessels from six to seven as Canal operations become more efficient,

December 4, 2017
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Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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American Gas Exporters Looking for Even-Shorter Shortcut Through Mexico, Bypassing Panama Canal

By Ryan Collins and Lucia Kassai (Bloomberg) — Since the first shale gas export terminal opened in Louisiana last year, America’s drillers

October 24, 2017
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Thursday, October 19, 2017
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Panama Breaks Ground on New Cruise Terminal

PANAMA CITY, Oct 18 (Reuters) – A group including China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) has started building a $165 million port in Panama for

October 19, 2017
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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

October 17, 2017
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Tuesday, October 3, 2017
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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

October 3, 2017
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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.

September 26, 2017
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Tuesday, August 22, 2017
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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

August 22, 2017
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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

August 17, 2017
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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

New Panama Canal Toll Structure Approved

Panama’s government has approved a plan to modify the toll structure for ships using the Panama Canal.  The plan, which came at the recommendation

August 8, 2017
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Friday, June 2, 2017

Panama Canal Proposes Changes to Toll Structure

Tthe Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has published a proposal for modifications to its current toll structure that it says will allow the waterway to continue

June 2, 2017
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Monday, May 15, 2017
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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

May 15, 2017
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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

May 2, 2017
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Monday, May 1, 2017
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First Cruise Ship Through Expanded Panama Canal

The Panama Canal over the welcomed its first passenger vessel, the Disney Wonder, through the new and larger locks of the expanded canal. The milestone is

May 1, 2017
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Monday, March 27, 2017
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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

March 27, 2017
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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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

March 22, 2017
Total Views: 58

Thursday, March 9, 2017
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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).

March 9, 2017
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