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Panama Canal Reports record volumes of cargo

Thursday, October 19, 2017

The Panama Canal Authority reported that the expanded waterway reached a record throughput in the last fiscal year, handling a record 403.8 million tonnes of cargo.

The 2017 fiscal year figures were the largest amount of annual tonnage ever transited in the canal’s 103-year history and represented a 22.2 percent increase from the previous year.

Source: BreakBulk