Icon of the Seas will not transit the Panama Canal in the immediate future.
Interesting facts for the Metro monorail Line 3 currently under construction.
Panama Canal Ended 2023 with 30% Less Rain
2023 is the driest year on record for the Panama Canal
Panama Canal traffic impacted by drought
Reduced rainfall effects Panama Canal transits.
Panama Canal traffic down profit up 14.3%
One slot auctioned for US$2.85 million.
View the shipping traffic numbers using the Panama Canal for the past year.
Panama Canal looking for alternate water source
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.