2023 Cruise Ship Season Begins
Backlog of Vessels Waiting to Transit the Panama Canal
Drought Forces Panana Canal to Reduce Transits
Lack of rain taking its toll on Panama Canal.
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New Amador cruise terminal debacle.
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Cruise ships could generate $10 million to the Panama economy.
Panama Canal expansion boosts payment to State to over $2 billion
The history of the Arias Roosevelt Treaty
Published in July 2022
ACP to allow passage of Russian ships
Record year for Panama Canal.
Panama Canal records record tonnage
1.1 million Canal transits
An increase in the length of ships using the neo-Panamax locks of the Panama Canal means that 96.8 % of the global container fleet can now transit the waterway.
The main trade routes using the Panama Canal
Canal traffic increases
Fewer ships, increased tonnage
Uncrewed US Navy ship transits the Canal
Panama rainforest rehabilitation
LNG tankers delayed
Changes to draft rules after heavy rainfall
Panama Canal shipping rebounds
10,000th ship transits Panama Canal expansion locks.
Panama Canal traffic down 21% in May
COVID-19 Reduces Canal Transits
Panama Canal implements water tax on ships
Canal water crisis link
Canal 20th anniversary link
Recruited at the last minute for a trip through the Canal, a sailor learns the ropes of how to pass through the locks.
8,000th NeoPanamax vessel crosses the isthmus
Panama Canal celebrates 105 years of continuous operation
Third canal bridge open to traffic
Panama Canal draft raised to 45 feet on recent rains
Panama Canal draft restrictions continue
Low Water Level of Rivers Has Negative Effect on Panama Canal
Panama Canal rainfall lowest in 106 years
US trade war moves China down Canal user ladder
More rain but not enough for Canal