Less than nine months after the historic inauguration of the Expanded Canal, the Panama Canal announced that it has welcomed its 1,000th Neo-panamax vessel through the waterway, highlighting the importance of the route and customers’ continued faith in the safe, reliable and efficient service the Canal provides.
On Sunday, March 19, the containership Mediterranean Shipping Company’s MSC Anzu made the historic 1,000th transit through the Expanded Canal, heading northbound from the Atlantic to the Pacific […]
Recently the Panama Canal welcomed the largest capacity vessel to-date to transit the Expanded Locks—Hapag-Lloyd’s Valparaiso Express. The 10,589 TEU Neo-panamax containership was specifically built to take advantage of the greater capacity offered by the Expanded Panama Canal.
This passage ushers in a new era of mega-ships that have been able to transit the expanded Canal since its inauguration on June 26 of this year. The new locks, which are 70 feet wider and 18 […]
A report of the British news agency, Reuters, said that the United Kingdom is looking towards the expanded Panama Canal as Liverpool’s new container terminal expects to ramp up transatlantic shipping and British companies look to deepen business ties despite concerns that the U.S. election of Donald Trump could hinder free trade, the port operator’s chief said.
Private group, Peel Ports, has invested 400 million pounds ($510 million) in transforming Liverpool’s existing facility into a […]
A container making at least one transshipment stop between origin and destination is becoming more and more usual. Over time, the trend has not slowed, but has been enhanced by larger ships, shipping alliances and cargo concentration in regional hubs.
Container transshipment has become an activity of a competitive nature and is ready to become an essential part of the regional logistics chain for decades to come.
But what does the expansion of the Panama […]
Ford, Liverpool and Wal-Mart are just some of the companies that can reduce their transport costs by up to 30% with the expanded Panama Canal.
This savings comes from larger ships.
Mabe, Ford, Nissan, Volkswagen, Bayer, Liverpool and Wal-Mart are just some of the companies that will be able to take advantage of the Panama Canal expansion.
Exporting and importing companies can now reduce their transport costs with other countries by up to 30 percent, […]