The Triton container ship completed a transit test, setting a new record in container size and capacity in the expanded Canal.
Panama Canal Expansion
International seafarer welfare charity, The Mission to Seafarers, has signed an agreement with the Panama Maritime Authority for the provision of seafarer welfare services in Panama.
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
Panama Canal records new milestone, welcomes the largest passenger ship to-date. Operated by Norwegian Cruise Lines, the transiting Norwegian Bliss.
The Panama Canal will increase the number of daily booking slots available for Neopanamax vessels from six to seven effective December 1, 2017.
On 26th October, the Caribbean Princess, operated by Princess Cruises, became the first cruise of the 2017-2018 season to transit the Expanded Panama Canal.
TMG carried out a pivotal assessment review of the tugboat operations in the new third set of NeoPanamax locks of the $5.25 billion Expanded Panama Canal and made other operational observations.
Added capacity and the first full year of the Expanded Canal all contributed to a record 403.8 million tons of goods welcomed through the Canal.
The Panama Canal announced that it expects to receive approximately 235 cruise ships through the Panamax and Neopanamax Locks during the upcoming 2017-2018 cruise season.