Richard Watts discussing The Panama Canal and the recent expansion project.
Linking the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean, this vital waterway underpins a tremendous trade from China to Eastern USA.
This video looks at the origins, the limitations and the recent expansion project.
Previously limited to 80’000mt DWT vessels, we can now see vessels of 120’000 mt DWT thanks to the expanded lochs.
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