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  • 26 June 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    WMN interviews Administrator of the Panama Canal, Jorge Quijano, anent 2nd anniversary of the canal’s expansion.

  • 22 February 2013

    Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamesh said yesterday that the people of Canal cities did not commit any hostile act against the Canal’s waterway or facilities. During the signing of a contract between Alexandria Port Authority and Timsah Shipbuilding Company – a subsidiary of the Suez Canal Authority – to build two tugboats […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

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

  • 16 June 2016

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) is to release five new electronic navigational charts (ENCs) in ADMIRALTY Vector Chart Service for the Expanded Panama Canal.  The new digital charts are produced by Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and provide end-to-end coverage of the Panama Canal at a scale of 1:10 000. The ENCs contain survey data […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Restoration of the Sankey Canal, Britain’s first industrial canal, received a major boost thanks to the new Sankey Canal Partnership, formally launched at the yesterday’s conference at the World of Glass, St Helens. The Sankey Canal Restoration Society, the Canal and River Trust, plus St Helens, Warrington and Halton borough councils, have all come together […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

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

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Pocklington Canal’s important wildlife habitats and historic features are to be improved after securing a £496,600 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Canal and River Trust announced yesterday. Part of the project will involve dredging sections of the canal which is important for aquatic plants and cutting back overgrowing reeds to ensure they […]

  • 31 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Board of Directors this week formally approved the development and construction of a transshipment port in Panama’s Corozal region. Upon completion, the port will have the capacity to handle more than five million TEUs within a 120-hectare area at the Canal’s entrance to the Pacific. The project is now awaiting the final […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    An extensive program of maintenance and repair worth £1.4 million is underway in Cheshire on the Macclesfield Canal this winter, reports the Canal & River Trust. The project includes massive dredging works that will take place over the next three months. According to the Canal & River Trust, the project is aimed at deepening the canal between […]

  • 21 May 2019

    The Panama Canal announces improvements to its Green Connection Environmental Recognition Program.

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    BMT Asia Pacific and BMT ARGOSS, subsidiaries of BMT Group Ltd, have been appointed by Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Group (HKND) to undertake a series of marine and port assessments for the USD 50-billion Nicaragua Canal project. Under the deal, BMT will assist the development and validation of the Canal’s design and operations through a […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Nicaraguans once again expressed their dissatisfaction with a USD 40 billion Nicaragua Grand Canal project by staging a protest in Nicaragua’s capital of Managua, according to Inside Costarica. The protesters expressed their concern over the effect of the Canal to local freshwater resources and the environment. Work on the Nicaragua canal will start on December 22, with the […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Panama Canal’s proposal comes with an “aim to better serve the global maritime industry.”

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion is the largest project at the Canal since its original construction. The project will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. The existing locks allow the passage of vessels that can carry up to 5,000 TEUs. […]

  • 24 July 2016

    MV Xin Fei Zhou, a 8,500 TEU Neopanamax containership owned by China Cosco Shipping (COSCO), made contact with the wall while transiting the Expanded Panama Canal’s new Agua Clara locks Thursday, July 21, local media reported. The containership’s hull was reportedly damaged and breached, however, the canal’s traffic was not affected as the wall suffered only […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has conducted another successful trial transit in the Expanded Canal. The transiting vessel, a U.S.-built crane ship named the Oceanus, was maneuvered through the Pacific-facing Cocoli Locks by Panama Canal Pilots Fernando Jaén and Ricardo Varela. The Inauguration of the Expanded Panama Canal will take place on Sunday, June 26 […]

  • 21 February 2018

    US LNG export player Cheniere Energy and the Panama Canal discussed the growth of the waterway’s growing LNG segment as well as opportunities for future growth.

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Egyptian Prime Minister Hesham Kandil called on Turkish businessmen to invest in the Suez Canal, one of the world’s the most important waterways, as the Egyptian government wants to turn the canal into a “development corridor” by establishing industrial zones on the left and right banks of the canal. “The Suez Canal’s contribution to the […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal celebrated yesterday 102 years of successful operations and service to the global maritime community, just one day after welcoming its 100th transit through the expanded waterway. Less than two months following the Expanded Canal’s historic June 26 Inauguration, the Neopanamax vessel Hanjin Xiamen became the 100th vessel to transit the new locks, […]

  • 1 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal yesterday celebrated its 15 year anniversary under the leadership of the Panamanian Administration. During this period, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has proven its ability to efficiently operate the waterway, while providing a crucial service to global maritime trade and contributing to Panama’s development.   A Cutting-Edge Canal Since 1999, the Canal […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced yesterday that the Panama Canal Expansion will be officially inaugurated on Sunday, June 26, 2016. The announcement was made during the inauguration ceremony of the Canal’s state-of-the-art Scale Model Maneuvering Training Facility. The President of Panama, Juan Carlos Verela, was in attendance at the inauguration ceremony, along with the Panama […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Egyptian government is in talks with representatives of Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) on a contract extension of the concession for the East Port Said port, located at the entrance of the Suez Canal, Ahmed Amin, an advisor to Egypt’s Transport Minister told Reuters. The focus of the new stage of talks, scheduled to take place in […]