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  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Panama Canal said Vasquez would succeed the current Administrator Jorge L. Quijano on September 4, 2019.

  • 2 June 2017

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) proposed modifications to its current toll structure modifying the tolls charged to LPG and LNG vessels.

  • 14 January 2020

    The Panama Canal is to implement a series of new measures beginning February 15 to sustain an operational level of water.

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority is working to increase the number of LNG vessel transits.

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The cracks detected in the third set of locks could delay the opening of the expanded Panama Canal set for April 2016, Reuters quoted Panama Canal Authority’s Deputy Administrator Manuel Benitez as saying. Benitez said that the delays ”are likely” and that he is waiting for an update from Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), the consortium […]

  • 13 April 2018

    The Panama Canal Authority launched a process to sanction certain tug captains.

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The cracks detected in the third set of locks could delay the opening of the expanded Panama Canal set for April 2016, Reuters quoted Panama Canal Authority’s Deputy Administrator Manuel Benitez as saying. Benitez said that the delays ”are likely” and that he is waiting for an update from Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), the consortium […]

  • 3 January 2020

    On January 1, 2020, Ilya Espino de Marotta became 1st female Deputy Administrator of the Panama Canal.

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The waterway reached a volume of 469 million Panama Canal tons, a 6.2 percent rise from last year.

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Standard & Poor’s revised its outlook on the Panama Canal from stable to positive.

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Halifax Port Authority has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Panama Canal Authority. The Port of Halifax is the first port in Canada to sign an MOU with the Panama Canal Authority. The purpose of the Memorandum of Understanding is to identify business opportunities, increase awareness of the ports, exchange information, and undertake […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority has recently adopted CARIS Bathy DataBASE for the storing and management of the Canal´s bathymetric information. The waterway’s heavy traffic and expansion operations called for a robust and efficient method to manage survey data. The implementation of Bathy DataBASE will also contribute to the constant monitoring of navigation channel conditions, as […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Halifax Port Authority has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Panama Canal Authority. The Port of Halifax is the first port in Canada to sign an MOU with the Panama Canal Authority. The purpose of the Memorandum of Understanding is to identify business opportunities, increase awareness of the ports, exchange information, and undertake […]

  • 9 August 2017

    The Cabinet Council of the Republic of Panama officially approved a proposal to modify the Panama Canal tolls structure, following a recommendation from the Panama Canal Authority (ACP).

  • 5 October 2017
    Vessels

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) could double the number of slots dedicated for liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers transiting the canal. 

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Vásquez became the fourth Panamanian Administrator of the waterway.

  • 22 December 2017

    Ships transporting LNG don’t need more reservations at the Panama Canal, according to Jorge L. Quijano.

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority has recently adopted CARIS Bathy DataBASE for the storing and management of the Canal’s bathymetric information. The waterway’s heavy traffic and expansion operations called for a robust and efficient method to manage survey data. The implementation of Bathy DataBASE will also contribute to the constant monitoring of navigation channel conditions, as […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    VUMPA updates aim to improve accuracy of cargo declarations and risk assessments by Panamanian authorities.

  • 3 August 2020
    Environment, Vessels

    Route optimization is a critical tool, which could offer the shipping industry an exponential reduction of CO2 and other greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships while ensuring fuel and other types of savings, Panama Canal Authority believes. The argument is being reiterated on the back of recently held virtual informal talks organized by the International […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Vessels

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) declined issues in covering the transit demand from the liquefied natural gas (LNG). 

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has dismissed recent claims by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) over alleged privatization and safety in the Expanded Panama Canal, adding that it “is not privatizing any of its services.” “Through the years, the ACP has retained the services of commercial tugs in order to supplement the demand during peak […]