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Panama sees shorter Canal transit times

Friday, November 25, 2016

Transit times in the Panama Canal have shortened following the June 2016 opening of its expansion.

Average vessel transit times decreased by about two hours to 10.65 hours during the period July to October, compared with 12.77 hours during the same period in 2015. The high range of the transit times dropped from over 19 hours to 14.24 hours. The low range declined from over 11 hours to 8.13 hours.

Source: Hellenic Shipping News