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Bulk carrier to test new Panama Canal locks

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

With the ceremonial opening of the Panama Canal expansion just over six weeks away it has been announced that a baby cape size dry bulk carrier will start trial runs at the new Atlantic side lock in early June.

The bulk carrier Baroque should arrive in the Canal area in the first week of June, giving it almost three weeks to test the Agua Clara locks that face the Atlantic Ocean.

Source: Splash247