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Panama Canal gets new administrator 

Panama Canal gets new administrator 

  Dr. Ricaurte Vásquez Morales has been appointed as the new Administrator of the Panama Canal. Vásquez was sworn-in during a ceremony held at the Panama Canal...

Panama Canal tugboat captains fatigue a disaster waiting to happen

Panama Canal denies detaining ship 

The Panama Canal Authority (PCA) said on Wednesday that the canal was operating normally and without delays, adding that no ships had been detained in the trade...

Panama Canal to implement speed limits to protect whales

Panama Canal to implement speed limits to protect whales

The Panama Canal is to implement speed limits to protect whales, dolphins and other large aquatic mammals, during their nearby seasonal migration. Starting August 1 and...

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Panama Canal 2019 Q1 revenue rises by $56.7m

The Panama Canal’s revenues rose by USD56.7 million in the first trimester of this year, compared to the same period in 2018, according to preliminary statistics. The...

Panama Canal to receive 237,000 cruise ships passengers 

Panama Canal announces sixth draught reduction due to severe dry season

As the severe dry season continues the Panama Canal Authority has announced a sixth draught reduction for vessels transiting the neo-panamax locks, to 13.11metres (43...

Panama Canal sets new tonnage record

Panama Canal to welcome its biggest ever containership in May

The Panama Canal is set to welcome its biggest ever containership mid-May, according to Alphaliner. Taiwan’s Evergreen would assign the maxi-Neopanamax Triton, a...

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Expanded Panama Canal celebrates 1,000th day of operation

The Expanded Panama Canal commemorated its 1,000th day in operation on March 22, marking a milestone for the waterway that continues to redefine world trade routes and...

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Moody’s upgrades Panama Canal’s 20-year bond 

Moody’s has upgraded the 20-year USD450 million Senior Unsecured Bonds issued by the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) from A2 to A1 with a stable outlook. The upgrade is...

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Panama City and what you should know about Panama Canal

An engineering marvel connecting two oceans, easing trade routes and employing 10,000 Panamanians in over 600 occupations. The Panama Canal is an essential living...

Panama Canal gets new administrator

Panama Canal gets new administrator

The Panama Canal Board of Directors has appointed Ricaurte Vasquez as the next Panama Canal Administrator, succeeding current Administrator Jorge Quijano who will...

Panama Canal: Arbitration panel orders GUPC to pay $848m 

Panama Canal: Arbitration panel orders GUPC to pay $848m 

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) said an arbitration tribunal has ordered Grupo Unidos Por el Canal (GUPC), the construction consortium that built the Panama Canal new...

5,000th neo-panamax transits Panama Canal 

5,000th neo-panamax transits Panama Canal 

The Panama Canal has seen the transit of its 5,000th neo-panamax vessel through the waterway, reaffirming the value and impact the route has had on global maritime...