Panama Canal Increases Maximum Authorized Draft for Neopanamax Locks

Panama Canal Increases Maximum Authorized Draft for Neopanamax Locks

The Panama Canal has announced an increase in the maximum allowable draft, after recent rainfall brought the Gatun and Alajuela Lakes to their operating limits. Therefore, effective immediately and until further …
Dec 21, 2017 /  Curious
Four more Neo-Panamax cranes arrive at the Port of Savannah (Video)

Four more Neo-Panamax cranes arrive at the Port of Savannah (Video)

Four additional Neo-Panamax cranes sailed into the Port of Savannah last week, with a 50- by 100-foot American flag across the side. "To see these massive new cranes arrive flying the stars and stripes makes us proud …
Nov 28, 2017 /  Curious
Hapag-Lloyd held naming ceremony for its new Neopanamax containership - Santos Express

Hapag-Lloyd held naming ceremony for its new Neopanamax containership - Santos Express

German shipping giant Hapag-Lloyd officially named its Neopanamax containership Santos Express in Brazil on November 21. “On this special occasion, we wish the crew fair seas and a safe return home,” the …
Nov 22, 2017 /  Vessels
Panama Canal Announces Expectations for Upcoming 2017-2018 Cruise Season

Panama Canal Announces Expectations for Upcoming 2017-2018 Cruise Season

More than 230 Cruise Ships to Transit the Panama Canal’s Panamax and Neopanamax Locks The Panama Canal announced that it expects to receive approximately 235 cruise ships through the Panamax and Neopanamax Locks …
Sep 28, 2017 /  Cruise
Expanded Panama Canal Welcomes Milestone 2,000th NeoPanamax Transit

Expanded Panama Canal Welcomes Milestone 2,000th NeoPanamax Transit

Tuesday, the Panama Canal welcomed its 2,000th Neopanamax vessel through the waterway, demonstrating the route's continued impact on maritime trade and the industry's confidence in the safe, reliable and efficient …
Sep 28, 2017 /  Curious
Panama Canal welcomes largest capacity container vessel to-date through expanded locks

Panama Canal welcomes largest capacity container vessel to-date through expanded locks

Yesterday, the Panama Canal welcomed the largest capacity vessel to ever transit the Expanded Locks, the CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt. The Neopanamax containership, which began its voyage from Asia, will be making stops …
Aug 23, 2017 /  Vessels
Panama’s Cabinet Council Approves Panama Canal Tolls Structure Modifications

Panama’s Cabinet Council Approves Panama Canal Tolls Structure Modifications

The Cabinet Council of the Republic of Panama officially approved a proposal to modify the Panama Canal tolls structure, following a recommendation from the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors. The approved …
Aug 9, 2017 /  Finance
Panama Canal Holds Public Hearing to Gather Industry Feedback on Tolls Structure Modifications

Panama Canal Holds Public Hearing to Gather Industry Feedback on Tolls Structure Modifications

Wednesday, at the conclusion of a 32-day formal consultation period for industry feedback, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) held a public hearing on its tolls structure modifications proposal. “The modified …
Jul 6, 2017 /  Vessels
Panama Canal Publishes Proposal for Modifications to Tolls Structure

Panama Canal Publishes Proposal for Modifications to Tolls Structure

Friday, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) published a proposal for modifications to its current tolls structure, signaling the beginning of a 30-day formal consultation period for industry feedback, allowing the waterway …
Jun 5, 2017 /  Curious
New Record Set for Largest-Capacity Vessel to Transit Expanded Panama Canal

New Record Set for Largest-Capacity Vessel to Transit Expanded Panama Canal

Yesterday, less than a month after the previous record was set, the Panama Canal welcomed the Neopanamax container vessel OOCL France, making it the largest capacity vessel to transit the Expanded Canal since it was …
May 25, 2017 /  Vessels