ACP focuses on water saving measures

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The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) continues to implement measures to ensure that a sufficient supply of fresh water is available in the lakes...

Continued Transpacific vessel pressure

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Increased vessels deployment in transpacific trades is stressing US port infrastructure even more; this is also reflected in Panamanian conc...

Bigger ships set to transit Panama Canal

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Almost two years after the opening of the new locks on the expanded Panama Canal, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced that larger...

Peel Ports, ACP Panama MoU

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The Panama Canal Authority has entered into a MoU with UK ports operator Peel Ports, as the latter gears up for the formal opening of its Li...

Panamanian container ports decline

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Containers handled at Panama’s main ports fell by more than 13% in the first eight months of 2016 to nearly 4.1M TEU, compared with almost...

Corozal legal doubts

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Panamanian constitutional lawyer Miguel Antonio Bernal has advised the government that there is risk in privatising the future Corozal trans...

New expanded Panama Canal opens

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The new Panama Canal locks were opened over the weekend, with the COSCO Shipping PANAMA becoming the first “Neopanamax” commercial trans...

COSCO to make first NewPanamax sailing

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China COSCO Shipping has won the draw for the first transit through the expanded Panama Canal during the waterway's inauguration on Sunday, ...

RFQ for Corozal

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The Panama Canal authority has issued an RFQ for a new 5M TEU terminal at Corozal on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal....

Panamanian pulse beats harder

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Next year will see the new and larger locks on the Panama Canal commissioned, and potentially the beginning of a new maritime and freight lo...