Norwegian Bliss Becomes Largest Cruise Ship to Transit the Expanded Panama Canal

Photo: Norwegian Bliss transits the Expanded Panama Canal, May 14, 2018. Photo: Panama Canal Authority Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Norwegian Bliss on Monday became the biggest cruise ship to transit the Expanded Panama Canal. The 168,000 gross ton cruise ship has a total length of 325.9 m (1,069.2 ft), beam 41.4 m (135.8 ft) and draftContinue reading “Norwegian Bliss Becomes Largest Cruise Ship to Transit the Expanded Panama Canal”

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Just one cruise ship scheduled to use new Panama Canal locks

Caribbean Princess The new, wider locks on the Panama Canal will open June 26 with the first official transit of a cargo ship, but don’t expect much traffic through them from cruise ships. Only one cruise ship has reserved space to move through the new locks, which are open to one cruise ship a dayContinue reading “Just one cruise ship scheduled to use new Panama Canal locks”

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