Nearly 70 vessels transit expanded canal since inauguration

Panama Canal has 250 reservations for expanded waterway.

Since the June 26, 2016, inauguration of the expanded Panama Canal, 69 Neopanamax vessels have transited the canal, according to the Panama Canal Authority (ACP).

Specifically, 40 containerships, 24 liquefied petroleum gas carriers, three vehicle carriers and two liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers have transited the expanded canal. The LNG vessels were the first to transit the waterway since the canal opened trade possibilities to this new market segment.

The Panama Canal

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