Disney Wonder first cruise ship to use new Panama Canal locks

Disney Wonder transiting the New Panama Canal Locks Disney Cruise Line said its 2,713-passenger Disney Wonder became the first cruise ship to transit the new locks of the Panama Canal. The Wonder was expanded in length in a drydock in late 2016 to 984 feet. The original locks in the canal can accommodate ships noContinue reading “Disney Wonder first cruise ship to use new Panama Canal locks”

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Expanded Panama Canal Seen Greatly Increasing Insurance Risk

The first trial run with a Post-Panamax cargo ship in the new sets of locks on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal, in Panama City, Panama June 9, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Thanks to https://gcaptain.com for the update. (The Loadstar) – Ahead of the official opening of the $5.25bn expanded Panama Canal this Sunday, the insuranceContinue reading “Expanded Panama Canal Seen Greatly Increasing Insurance Risk”

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PHOTOS: First Ship Passes Through Panama Canal’s New Locks

The first trial run with a Post-Panamax cargo ship in the new sets of locks on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal, in Panama City, Panama June 9, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos JassoThanks to https://gcaptain.com/ for the story. A post-panamax bulk carrier became the first ship to pass through the Panama Canal’s new locks on Thursday, kickingContinue reading “PHOTOS: First Ship Passes Through Panama Canal’s New Locks”

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