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Monday, July 01, 2013

Once completed in late 2014 or early 2015, the expansion project will accommodate vessels more than twice the size of current Panamax ships. However, the projected overall impact on shippers, carriers, ports, and service providers appears to be up in the air.
Posted on 07/01 at 04:00 PM
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This year marks the centennial anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal. And as I write, laborers are expanding the canal so that it can accommodate vessels that are 25 percent longer, 53 percent wider, and whose draft is 23 percent deeper.
Posted on 07/01 at 06:00 AM
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Friday, June 28, 2013

The projected 2015 completion of the expansion and widening of the Panama Canal is causing a “lot of hype,” but will not drive a major change in maritime shipping options, a top intermodal executive is predicting.
Posted on 06/28 at 10:57 AM
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Wednesday, May 01, 2013

While ranking ports on size and container throughput is both valid and traditional, analysts contend that domestic ocean cargo gateways might also be compared by volume and value of trade as well as value-added services.
Posted on 05/01 at 04:00 PM
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Friday, October 19, 2012

Miami-Dade County announced that the contracting phase of its project to deepen the Port of Miami’s channel to minus 50 feet has begun
Posted on 10/19 at 08:48 AM
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Thursday, February 09, 2012

The logistics capabilities of Panama can serve as the logistics hub of the Americas, said Alberto Aleman Zubieta, CEO of the Panama Canal Authority.
Posted on 02/09 at 12:04 PM
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Friday, July 22, 2011

A new white paper from global real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle points to the increasing importance of inland ports as a critical link in the global supply chain.

Friday, June 03, 2011

As the 2014 deadline for the completion of the $5.25 billion Panama Canal expansion project gets closer, the ramifications it will have on supply chains and industrial real estate are abundant, according to the findings of a report issued by global real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle.
Posted on 06/03 at 09:23 AM
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Thursday, February 17, 2011

According to a recent report in The Financial Times, China is in negotiations over the construction of a 137-mile rail link across Colombia that represents a competitive route. When completed, Chinese exporters could ship finished goods into Latin America while sourcing raw materials for outbound vessel deployment.
Posted on 02/17 at 09:05 AM
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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Yet another partnership with a U.S. port has been initiated by the Panama Canal Authority
Posted on 10/28 at 06:28 PM
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