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Panama Canal plans new differential tariff structure

Monday, April 23, 2012

The Panama Canal Authority board of directors approved a proposal to modify the Panama Canal pricing structure to align toll charges with the value the route provides.

The proposal increases the number of segments from eight to eleven by Panama Canal vessel type.

Once approved, the Panama Canal market segmentation scheme will include the following segments: full container, reefer, dry bulk, passenger, vehicle carrier, tanker, chemical tanker, LPG, general cargo and others.

Source: Dredging Today