Members of the media are seen by a rolling gate at the construction site of the Panama Canal expansion project on the atlantics side in Colon City

Mike Schuler
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September 8, 2014

Members of the media are seen by a rolling gate at the construction site of the Panama Canal expansion project on the atlantics side in Colon City September 7, 2014. According to Panama Canal authorities, the third set of locks has 16 rolling gates, eight for each new lock complex. The locks and gates were constructed in Italy. Authorities also said that the last four remaining gates are scheduled to arrive before the end of 2014. The expansion project will allow bigger ships to transit, with two new sets of locks, one on the Pacific side and one on the Atlantic side REUTERS/Carlos Jasso (PANAMA – Tags: BUSINESS MARITIME)

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