Panama Canal launch now expected in June

The expansion of the Panama Canal has now been pushed further back from its scheduled launch in April and will thus open its new locks to larger vessels in June 2016. The project has been delayed for more than a year.
Photo: Hamburg Süd
Photo: Hamburg Süd

In early January this year, the Panama Canal Authority confirmed that the large-scale, costly and long-awaited expansion of the vital waterway between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans would not be ready for business in April, as previously announced.

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