Panama Canal Data for Current Operations
This article provides an insightful overview of the Panama canal, touching on topics such as: the layout and structure of the canal, ship and cargo categories, tonnage measurements, origins and destination data and more
Panama Canal - Increase of maximum authorized draft for vessels transiting the Neopanamax locks - from 8 July 2020
An update on the increased maximum authorized draft from 8th July, 2020.
The UK Club's correspondents, C. Fernie & Co, advise that the Panama Canal Authority has introduced fresh water conservation strategies, effective 15.02.20
The following table lists countries which have imposed bans on vessels fitted with open-loop SOx scrubbers calling at their ports, and on the discharge of washwater from these scrubber systems within their port waters.
Members are referred to the Alert issued by the Association on 21/04/2017 relating to the Panama Canal Advisory A-15-2017: Modification to Fuel Requirements in Canal Waters.
Panama Canal Update
The UK P&I Club have received the following update from local correspondents C. Fernie and Co, regarding the Panama Canal.
ECM Client Alert 10-2017: Panama Canal Advisory A-15-2017 - Modification to Fuel Requirements in Canal Waters
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has issued a new Advisory A‐15‐2017 which clarifies certain issues relating to requirements under the ACP's fuel regulations for all vessels transiting the Panama Canal.
The Panama Canal Authority issued and released the attached Advisory to Shipping No. A-04-2017 regarding manoeuvring requirements in Panama Canal waters.