Panama Canal Update

Panama Canal Update

The UK P&I Club have received the following update from local correspondents C. Fernie and Co, regarding the Panama Canal.

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Attached herewith is the latest Advisory to Shipping A-04-2018 indicating traffic statistics for the past month.
 
This also includes the projected locks maintenance schedule for the year which includes locks outages and which may cause delays to transit schedules depending on number of arrivals.
 
Note that upcoming Carnival Holidays commence close of business Friday 9th February until 1200 Wednesday 14th February during which time all banks will be closed as well as government offices.
 
NEOPANAMAX  LOCKS - DRAFT.
Current max authorized draft is set at 47ft 00inches (14.33 m) TFW
 at 0.9954, until further notice. 
 
PANAMAX LOCKS - DRAFT.
Current max authorized draft remains at 39ft 06 inches (12.04) TFW
at 0.9954, until further notice.

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