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
Watch: Bulk carriers collide in Panama Canal

Watch: Bulk carriers collide in Panama Canal

Two bulk carriers, 37,700 dwt, SE Nicky, and the 63,400 dwt IOLAS, collided while transiting the Panama Canal. Bulk carrier IOLAS contacted by her portside bulk carrier SE NICKY starboard, in front of Pedro Miguel …
Mar 13, 2019 /  Accidents
Accra - Largest and most modern tanker in the Panama Canal

Accra - Largest and most modern tanker in the Panama Canal

Delivering 450,000 tonnes of marine fuel in the Panama Canal in 2018, Monjasa steps up as the 2nd largest local bunker supplier. To further bolster supply quality ahead of IMO’s 2020 Sulphur Cap, Monjasa now brings …
Jan 21, 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 Signs Agreement with Port of Itaqui

Panama Canal Signs Agreement with Port of Itaqui

The Panama Canal signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Port of Itaqui, located in the northeastern region of Brazil, to promote the shipment of grains and other cargoes in the commercial route between the north …
Dec 11, 2018 /  Curious
Panama Canal Sets Record Annual Cargo Tonnage in Fiscal Year 2018

Panama Canal Sets Record Annual Cargo Tonnage in Fiscal Year 2018

The Panama Canal closed its 2018 fiscal year (FY 2018) with a record tonnage of 442.1 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS), which represents a 9.5 percent increase from the previous year. With this tonnage, the Panama …
Oct 12, 2018 /  Curious
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