Panama Canal Issues Proposal to Modify Tolls Structure

Panama Canal Issues Proposal to Modify Tolls Structure

The Panama Canal published Friday (Jun14) a proposal to modify its current tolls structure for the dry bulk, passenger, containership and vehicle carrier and RoRo segments, as well as tankers, chemical tankers, LPG and …
Jun 17, 2019 /  Curious
HullWiper announces first Americas operations base for the Panama Canal

HullWiper announces first Americas operations base for the Panama Canal

Vessels transiting the Panama Canal can now take advantage of HullWiper Ltd’s innovative and eco-friendly hull cleaning solution, with the establishment of the first HullWiper operations base in the Americas, in …
Jun 4, 2019 /  Vessels
Improved Sustainability Initiatives Inches the Panama Canal Closer to a Carbon Neutral Future

Improved Sustainability Initiatives Inches the Panama Canal Closer to a Carbon Neutral Future

Enhancements are in line with the Canal's carbon reduction commitments, the International Maritime Organization's emissions reduction strategy and the Paris Agreement. The Panama Canal Authority, Monday (May 20), …
May 21, 2019 /  Curious
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
Panama Canal Welcomes First Q-Flex LNG Tanker

Panama Canal Welcomes First Q-Flex LNG Tanker

The Panama Canal welcomed Qatargas’ Al Safliya, the first Q-Flex and the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker to ever transit the waterway. The tanker–which measures 315 meters in length and 50 …
May 14, 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
Expanded Panama Canal Commemorates 1,000 Days in Operation

Expanded Panama Canal Commemorates 1,000 Days in Operation

On Friday, March 22, the Expanded Panama Canal commemorated its 1,000th day in operation, marking an important milestone for the waterway that continues to redefine world trade routes and exceed …
Apr 1, 2019 /  Curious
Expanding Nakilat’s global outreach through New Panama Canal Transits

Expanding Nakilat’s global outreach through New Panama Canal Transits

As one of the world’s leading transporter of clean energy, Nakilat’s fleet of 70 vessels deliver to more than 26 countries across the world. Company’s 4 very large LPG carriers (VLGCs) delivered …
Mar 27, 2019 /  Curious
MV Themis scoops Panama Canal environmental award

MV Themis scoops Panama Canal environmental award

RoRo vessel MV Themis has been commended for its role in cutting greenhouse gas emissions on the Panama Canal. Caption: MV Themis has won the Panama Canal Green Connection award   WW Ocean vessel MV …
Mar 22, 2019 /  Vessels
Maersk and Panama Canal Authority joins the Global Industry Alliance (GIA) to support low carbon shipping

Maersk and Panama Canal Authority joins the Global Industry Alliance (GIA) to support low carbon shipping

A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S and the Panama Canal Authority are the latest entities to join the Global Industry Alliance to Support Low Carbon Shipping (GIA). The GIA now has 18 members, including leading shipowners …
Mar 20, 2019 /  Curious