Panama Canal Welcomes Largest Containership To-Date Through Expanded Locks

Panama Canal Welcomes Largest Containership To-Date Through Expanded Locks

Wednesday, the Panama Canal completed a trial transit of Evergreen’s Triton, the largest vessel in dimension and container cargo capacity to pass through the Expanded Canal since it opened in June 2016. The …
May 17, 2019 /  Vessels
LNG Vessel Completes 6,000th Neopanamax Transit at the Panama Canal

LNG Vessel Completes 6,000th Neopanamax Transit at the Panama Canal

Yesterday, the Panama Canal welcomed its 6,000th Neopanamax vessel through the Expanded Canal, underscoring the route’s ability to accommodate the highly-dynamic liquefied natural gas (LNG) segment, which first …
Apr 24, 2019 /  Vessels
Panama Canal welcomed its 5,000th Neopanamax vessel through the waterway

Panama Canal welcomed its 5,000th Neopanamax vessel through the waterway

Monday (Dec 10), the Panama Canal welcomed its 5,000th Neopanamax vessel through the waterway: the 13,345 TEU containership COSCO Faith. Caption: Containership Cosco Faith   The 366 m x 46.2 m ship transited …
Dec 11, 2018 /  Vessels
Panama Canal Announces Upcoming 2018-2019 Cruise Season

Panama Canal Announces Upcoming 2018-2019 Cruise Season

The Panama Canal announced that it expects to receive approximately 234 cruise ships through the Panamax and Neopanamax Locks during the upcoming 2018-2019 cruise season. The first transit will occur on Oct. 5 with the …
Oct 8, 2018 /  Cruise
LNG Tanker Registers 4,000th Neopanamax Transit Through Panama Canal (Video)

LNG Tanker Registers 4,000th Neopanamax Transit Through Panama Canal (Video)

Sunday, the Panama Canal registered the transit of its 4,000th Neopanamax vessel through the Expanded Canal, underscoring the steady growth of the burgeoning LNG segment - which began transiting the waterway for the …
Jul 31, 2018 /  Vessels
Expanded Panama Canal Commemorates Two Year Anniversary

Expanded Panama Canal Commemorates Two Year Anniversary

In the two years since its inauguration, the Expanded Panama Canal continues to offer record growth across segments and rising trade opportunities around the world Yesterday, the Panama Canal marked the two-year …
Jun 28, 2018 /  Vessels
Panama Canal Increases Daily Neopanamax Vessel Reservations to Eight

Panama Canal Increases Daily Neopanamax Vessel Reservations to Eight

The Panama Canal announced that it has added an additional reservation slot to its Neopanamax locks, effective Monday (May 07), bringing the total available booking slots to eight daily. The decision to offer additional …
May 11, 2018 /  Curious
Panama Canal Consolidates its Strategic Position in the Transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas

Panama Canal Consolidates its Strategic Position in the Transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas

The Panama Canal welcomed the inaugural transit of the LNG Sakura as it carried the first-ever liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipment from the Dominion Cove Point terminal in the United States to Japan. The transit, …
May 3, 2018 /  Vessels
Panama Canal Hosts the Port of Corpus Christi to Tour Waterway, Discuss Growing Liquid Bulk Segment

Panama Canal Hosts the Port of Corpus Christi to Tour Waterway, Discuss Growing Liquid Bulk Segment

Last week, representatives of the Panama Canal hosted executives from the Port of Corpus Christi to tour the Neopanamax locks and discuss growth opportunities for the waterway’s thriving liquid bulk …
Apr 23, 2018 /  Curious
Panama Canal Sets New Milestone with 3,000th Neopanamax Transit

Panama Canal Sets New Milestone with 3,000th Neopanamax Transit

Friday (March 02), the Panama Canal announced the transit of its 3,000th Neopanamax vessel, exceeding initial traffic expectations by this date and reaffirming the value and impact its route has had on global maritime …
Mar 7, 2018 /  Vessels