Drought Forces Panama Canal Authority to Lower Vessel Draft Limits

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has been forced to lower the maximum draft of vessels transiting the expanded Panama Canal’s Neopanamax locks due to an ongoing drought. Despite implementing water-saving measures, the level of Gatun Lake has been falling faster than anticipated, putting pressure on the critical shipping route, the ACP said. The first 11 […]

Drought Forces Panama Canal Authority to Lower Vessel Draft Limits

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has been forced to lower the maximum draft of vessels transiting the expanded Panama Canal’s Neopanamax locks due to an ongoing drought. Despite implementing water-saving measures, the level of Gatun Lake has been falling faster than anticipated, putting pressure on the critical shipping route, the ACP said. The first 11 […]

Drought Forces Panama Canal Authority to Lower Vessel Draft Limits

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has been forced to lower the maximum draft of vessels transiting the expanded Panama Canal’s Neopanamax locks due to an ongoing drought. Despite implementing water-saving measures, the level of Gatun Lake has been falling faster than anticipated, putting pressure on the critical shipping route, the ACP said. The first 11 […]