Panama Canal News

Panama Canal continues investing in maintenance

Panama Canal continues investing in maintenance

17th Aug 2013 Press Release Cruise News

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) will invest in its fiscal year (FY) 2014 (October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014) approximately US$238 million in maintenance of structures and equipment to continue providing an efficient service to the international maritime community.

Panama Canal and Port Corpus Christi sign agreement

Panama Canal and Port Corpus Christi sign agreement

29th Sep 2011 Press Release Cruise News

The Panama Canal Authority joined the Port in Corpus Christi today at the Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz International Center to celebrate the Port’s 85th anniversary and sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work with one other to promote trade opportunities.

Maryland Port administration and Panama Canal renew ties

Maryland Port administration and Panama Canal renew ties

13th Jul 2011 Press Release Cruise News

The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) and Panama Canal Authority (ACP) have renewed their Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreement for five additional years as the Panama Canal expansion project continues and the Port of Baltimore anticipates the completion of a 50-foot container berth that is expected to bring larger ships and more cargo to Maryland.

Panama Canal authority signs partnership agreement with the Port of Galveston

Panama Canal authority signs partnership agreement with the Port of Galveston

10th Nov 2010 Press Release Cruise News

Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Administrator/CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta and Port of Galveston Director Steven M. Cernak signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) during an official ceremony in Panama City, Panama today. Held at the ACP Administration Building and attended by senior officials, the event marked the beginning of a new partnership between the two entities.

Panama Canal continues program to help customers during economic crisis

Panama Canal continues program to help customers during economic crisis

5th Oct 2009 Press Release Cruise News

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced today that it will continue until April 30, 2010 a program that provides short-term cost reduction and greater flexibility to its Reservation System. The program, which consists of temporary measures designed to help mitigate the impact of the economic crisis on the Canal’s clients, was the result of consultations with customers and was initially introduced June 1, 2009 for four months ending September 30. Upon request of its customers and the Round Table of International Shipping Associations, the ACP has agreed to extend the program.

Panama Canal Celebrates Anniversary as Engine of World Trade

Panama Canal Celebrates Anniversary as Engine of World Trade

17th Aug 2009 Press Release Cruise News

Tomorrow, the Panama Canal will celebrate 95 years of service as an engine of global trade and national growth. Since the steamship Ancón’s inaugural Canal passage August 15, 1914, the waterway has offered safe, reliable and efficient service to more than 983,000 transits. The Canal will reach the significant mark of one million transits next year.