Maersk Line Unveils Panama Canal Plans
Maersk Line unveiled plans Thursday to deploy 11 vessels of 8,500 TEU on a rerouted service that will make use of the newly expanded Panama Canal.

EIA: Panama Canal Could See 550 LNG Tankers Annually by 2021
Natural gas exports from the U.S. Gulf Coast will reach buyers in Asia and South America faster and at lower costs thanks to an expanded Panama Canal that could see 550 tankers a year by 2021

Panama Canal: First LNG Tanker Booked for Late July
The Panama Canal Authority says it has booked the first LNG tanker through the expanded Panama Canal as commercial operations of the enhanced waterway get underway.

Future Looks Bleak for Ultra Large Containerships -View
In December, the quarter-mile-long Benjamin Franklin became the largest cargo ship ever to dock at a U.S. port. Five more mega-vessels were supposed to follow, creating a trans-Pacific shipping juggernaut by the end of May.

In Panama, a Man, a Plan, a Mini-Canal
As the Panama Canal nears the end of a nine-year expansion to accommodate larger ships, the Canal Authority plans to train roughly 250 pilots to operate them. They're using miniature replicas of tugboats and massive cargo ships .