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Shipping team of inaugural transit of Canal will be presented today

The Neopanamax container vessel COSCO Shipping Panama has set sail from the Greek Port of Piraeus
  • Shipping team of the inaugural transit of expanded canal will be presented today
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PANAMA CITY.-  During the inauguration, COSCO Shipping Panama, which was built in Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co., Ltd, will transit Agua Clara Locks on the Atlantic side during the early morning and Cocoli Locks in the afternoon.

The regular schedule of transits through the Expanded Panama Canal is expected to follow the next day, June 27.

The Panama Canal began accepting transit bookings for Neopanamax vessels for commercial transits through the Expanded Canal on April 18, 2016. The canal will offer four additional slots per day for Neopanamax vessels, in addition to the existing 25 slots for the existing canal.

EFE

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