Final route settled for the Nicaragua Canal

According to the material currently being reviewed by, among others, future investors in the Nicaragua Canal, the final route for the canal has been decided. Find the map of the giant project below.

Den kinesiske investor Wang Jing | Photo: Ng Han Guan

The Big Canal, as the Chinese initiators describe their project for a future Nicaragua Canal, will be exactly 278 kilometers long, 105 kilometers of which will go through the Lake Nicaragua.

ShippingWatch has gained access to the material that potential investors, as well as the companies already hired for the job, have been working from - and where the plan originally had six potential routes in play, a final route has now been decided for the project, as can be seen on the illustration above. The material also states that part of the plan includes the establishing of a free-trade zone on the Pacific side.

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