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These charts show how much traffic has plunged in the Suez and Panama canals — and the potential impact on inflation

The number of vessels passing through the Suez and Panama Canal have dropped by 50%, Apollo's chief…

Aruni Soni   


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The Panama Canal is so clogged up that a shipping company paid $4 million to jump the line: report

Japan's Eneos Group paid almost $4 million for expedited passage through the Panama Canal amid an u…

Mia Jankowicz   


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The Panama Canal auctions more spots to jump the line amid a growing backlog of ships waiting to transit key waterway for commodities

The total amount spent by shipping companies this year to get an earlier spot in the line now total…

Aruni Soni   


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Panama Canal slashes the number of ships allowed through — drought means there isn't enough water in the channel

The Panama Canal restricted the number of boats that can cross a day after an unseasonably dry year…

Marianne Guenot   


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A boomer who moved to Panama after years as a bartender in the Hamptons and New Mexico outlines the pros and cons of living in Central America

George Stumpp, a retired bartender, lives comfortably in Panama after working for years in New Mexi…

Noah Sheidlower   


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2 gas tankers traveled across the Pacific but U-turned just short of the Panama Canal because low water levels have created a traffic jam

An intense drought has dried up the Panama Canal, restricting the number of vessels allowed to pass…

Aruni Soni   


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The Panama Canal's water level is dropping thanks to a drought, throttling the number of ships that can get through

A drought in Panama has forced officials to limit the daily number of ships that can pass through, …

George Glover   


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The congestion at the Panama Canal is so bad that one shipper paid $2.4 million to jump a line and get through the waterway: report

The congestion in the Panama Canal is closely watched because 40% of US container traffic passes th…

Huileng Tan   


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A huge traffic jam at the Panama Canal could take at least 10 months to clear up — and it'll likely screw up your holiday shopping

Supply chain visibility startup Project44 said the wait time for ships that haven't been booked wit…

Rebecca Cohen   


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More than 200 ships are in a traffic jam outside the Panama Canal, showing we can't get through a year without big boats getting stuck

In the past three years, at least one big boat has gotten stuck in a body of water each year: The E…

Rebecca Cohen   


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The US military is watching China's presence grow in Latin America, and it doesn't like where things are going

China's activity near the Panama Canal and the Strait of Magellan are the "two greatest concerns, s…

Christopher Woody   


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The Ever Given incident is a warning about what Russia and China are capable of, top Democrat warns

"We literally have the Chinese and the Russians who want to essentially create new chokepoints" aro…

Christopher Woody   


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A two metre-long crack on oil tanker New Diamond can likely pose a problem

Even as fire fighting efforts were underway on the blazing very large crude carrier (VLCC) New Diam…

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Stranded Holland America cruise ship with 2 confirmed COVID-19 cases will be allowed to cross the Panama Canal

Holland America confirmed that four passengers have died on board the ship, while two individuals h…

Áine Cain   


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Why the world's favorite banana may go extinct, and how scientists are trying to save it

Cavendish bananas make up 99% of all banana exports. But the variety is vulnerable to a fungus that…

Abby Narishkin,Steve Cameron,Victoria Barranco,Kuwilileni Hauwanga   


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Panama Canal blocks Holland America cruise ship with 138 ill crew members and passengers, and 2 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on board

Holland America's ship Zaandam arrived Friday, March 27 to Panamanian waters. Like all vessels that…

Áine Cain   


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Take a look at the Panama Canal's historic transformation

However, if you thought the recent project may have been wrought with issues, imagine what the orig…

David Choi   


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Watch this amazing time-lapse showing how ships get through the Panama Canal

A video released from the US Coast Guard shows how one of its vessels travels through the Panama Ca…

Lamar Salter   


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The $5.25 billion Panama Canal expansion is an engineering marvel

Unlike the current system, the new locks - scheduled to be completed this weekend - alongside the c…

William Fierman