Great time-lapse video showing a trial transit of the Panama Canal’s new Atlantic-facing Agua Clara locks from a pilot’s perspective. The vessel is the MV Baroque, a bulk carrier measuring 255m long by 43m in beam, which has been chartered specifically for training purposes in the lead up to the inauguration of the expanded Panama Canal this Sunday.
For southbound transits of the new Agua Clara locks, when entering canal waters vessels will be boarded by two Panama Canal pilots, while two tugboats will be secured to the bow and stern to assist in the approach and full transit of the locks. Two additional tugs will assist on the arrival and entrance to the locks, but will be released before the transit begins.
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