Video: Third Shipment of Gates for Panama Canal Expansion

The third shipment of four gates for the new locks of the Panama Canal Expansion has arrived to the Atlantic entrance of the waterway.

The four gates arrived Sunday on board the Post-Panamax vessel Xia Zhi Yuan 6 owned by COSCO Ocean Shipping. The shipment began its journey from Trieste, Italy on August 17 before crossing the Atlantic Ocean to reach the entrance of the Panama Canal, where they will be unloaded onto a special temporary dock.

Only one shipment is left to receive all 16 gates required for the Third Set of Locks project.

Reference: Panama Canal

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