FreightWaves Classics: Panama Canal serves shipping and commerce for more than 100 years

The Supply Chain Journal

Interestingly, the Panama Canal has never been blocked, and has only been closed for a day. military forces staged an assault in Panama to depose the country’s leader, Manuel Noriega. A close-up map of the Panama Canal and its components. The Panama Canal is a reality!

President of Panama lauds nations’ ties in visit to Port Houston

The Supply Chain Journal

Panamanian President Laurentino Cortizo Cohen, on a visit to Port Houston , celebrated his country’s expansion of the Panama Canal and its effect on the biggest port along the Texas Gulf Coast.

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The Panama Canal Expansion: The Impact on Logistics Strategies and Operations

Talking Logistics

When the Panama Canal expansion is completed in early 2016, it will effectively double the capacity of the canal and allow post-Panamax vessels to cross it. How will the Panama Canal expansion impact the decision-making process of shippers in terms of port selection? The post The Panama Canal Expansion: The Impact on Logistics Strategies and Operations appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Live Episode: June 30, 2015 at 12:00 ET.

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Panama spread hits all-time high as shippers flee to east coast

The Supply Chain Journal

Chart of the Week: Freightos Baltic Index – China to North America West, China to North America East, Panama Spread SONAR : FBXD.CNAW, FBXD.CNAE, FBXD.PANA. Chart of the Week Freightos Baltic Index maritime shipping maritime shipping rates Panama spread

Panama Canal: One Year Later

NFI Industries

billion Panama Canal expansion project was completed. This time last year, the $5.25 The canal reopened with a new set of locks on both the Atlantic and Pacific sides for ships to easily flow through the canal without risk of delay due to accident or various water levels. During the expansion, there was also an. Read More. Global Supply Chain Transportation Freight Forwarding Ocean Transportation

7 Reasons Panama is the Latin American Supply Chain Capital with Demo Perez

The Logistics of Logistics

00:51] Tell us about yourself and what you do in Panama. I was born and raised in Panama and manage a 3PL. My main role is to promote the hub that Panama offers to the world. [02:19] 03:52] You’re the General Manager of Logistics Services Panama. Panama understands how to work with those markets, which is why the country is so important. Panama is becoming more interesting, and not only for the US. [10:40] 10:40] Tell us a little more about Panama.

Research: How the Panama Canal Expansion Will Impact U.S. Logistics

CH Robinson Transportfolio

What will happen when the Panama Canal expansion is completed in 2016? The Panama Canal is over a century old. And the canal was too small for the Post-Panamax vessels, which carry two to three times as much cargo as the ships that currently squeeze through the Panama Canal. When the Panama Canal expansion is completed in 2016, it will have new locks and wider, deeper channels that can accommodate Post-Panamax vessels and more traffic.

The Panama Canal – Testing The Waters of Expansion

NFI Industries

The 50-mile span of the Panama Canal connects the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, which has shortened shipping duration between countries and continents 1. Since its opening in 1914, the canal has undergone many improvements, ranging from installation of mooring systems to the upgrading of the canal’s navigation and vessel tracking system. One of the largest improvements. Read More. Global Supply Chain Transportation Uncategorized 3pl Ocean Transportation

An Expanded Panama Canal Takes Logistics into Uncharted Waters

TMC

An Expanded Panama Canal Takes Logistics into Uncharted Waters.Connect. Since the Panama Canal opened this past Sunday, we wanted to share it with you again. The enlargement of the Panama Canal was recently completed, enabling mammoth-sized container vessels to transit the waterway. A white paper titled Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion is Redrawing the Logistics Map , published by the Boston Consulting Group and C.

What to Do Now Before the Panama Canal Expands

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The Panama Canal expands in 2016. If costs were all that mattered, these shippers would route their products through the expanded Panama Canal to reach Columbus via rail from the New York-New Jersey port. For other products, the cost savings of shipping through the Panama Canal will likely outweigh the extra time in transit. Robinson, entitled Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion is Redrawing the Logistics Map. What will it mean for U.S. logistics?

The Panama Canal Expansion: Time Versus Cost Trade-Off

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The Panama Canal expands in 2016, allowing for more and larger (post-Panamax) ships to make the passage from East Asia to the United States. Our paper looked at the question of how much traffic the expanded Panama Canal would divert to East Coast ports from a number of angles. We also looked at other scenarios: potential shifts in manufacturing to Southeast Asia, some shipping through the Suez Canal rather than the Panama Canal, a weak U.S.

New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS

TMC

New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS.Connect by TMC. When the expanded Panama Canal opened this June, a new set of routes became available for shippers and beneficial cargo owners (BCOs). As described in my previous blog post , the enlarged Panama Canal can handle container ships up to 13,000 TEUs in size. The expanded Panama Canal has added many variables to freight transportation equations. Global TMS Technology Global Transportation Panama Cana

An Expanded Panama Canal Takes Logistics into Unchartered Waters

TMC

The enlargement of the Panama Canal is scheduled for completion this year, enabling mammoth-sized container vessels to transit the waterway. A white paper titled Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion is Redrawing the Logistics Map , published by the Boston Consulting Group and C. Trying to navigate a route through these possible changes might seem daunting, but it’s important that shippers and carriers confront the choices that an enlarged Panama Canal brings.

The Panama Canal is thirsty. That’s a problem for ocean carriers.

American Global Logistics

The Panama Canal, and Central America more broadly, is experiencing one of the worst droughts in its recorded history. The post The Panama Canal is thirsty. Supply Chain Dive –With one of the worst droughts in history, the canal is forced to place restrictions on the amount of cargo ships can carry. With less water, the canal is forced to place restrictions […]. That’s a problem for ocean carriers. appeared first on AGL.

Panama Canal Expansion Boosts Freight in an Unexpected Place

DAT Solutions

The Panama Canal opened a new lane for larger ships this week, and East Coast ports have been expanding efforts to attract Asian imports that would otherwise arrive on the West Coast. Expansion at the Panama Canal, pictured above, has led to a business boom in South Carolina. The expanded Panama Canal “is going to drive industry and create even more businesses there,” said Joel Sutherland, director of the Supply Chain Management Institute at the University of San Diego.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (December 3, 2021)

Talking Logistics

As we enter the last month of 2021, it’s clear from the long list of news items below that there will be no intermission in this supply chain show.

The New Panama Canal: Who Wins; Who Loses?

Supply Chain Brain Podcast

The new set of locks at the Panama Canal is open for business. How will it affect North American shipping patterns? Read More

FreightWaves Classics/Fallen Flags: American President Lines still lives under new ownership (Part 1)

The Supply Chain Journal

Under the legislation’s terms, the delivery of mail was authorized to be routed by ship from the East Coast to the Pacific Coast via the Isthmus of Panama. What is now the nation of Panama was a province of Colombia until 1903.). East Coast to Panama City expired as well.

Panama Ends Ties with Taiwan, Recognizes New ‘One China’ Relationship

Supply Chain 24/7

Panama, one of the few countries to recognize Taiwan’s sovereignty, has cut ties with the island and forged relations with China, adding there there was “only one China” of which Taiwan was a part

Panama Canal to Launch State-of-the-art Vessel Scheduling and Maritime Resources Management System

Supply Chain 24/7

New Software will help how the Panama Canal plans and schedules transit operations

The Panama Canal Expansion: Time Versus Cost Trade-Off

Supply Chain 24/7

The Panama Canal expands in 2016, allowing for more and larger (post-Panamax) ships to make the passage from East Asia to the United States

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Gulf ports expanding their way to bigger profits

The Supply Chain Journal

FREEPORT, Texas — Located in southeast Texas where the Brazos River empties into the Gulf of Mexico, Port Freeport is one of the ports best poised to accommodate bigger ships crossing the enlarged Panama Canal, officials say.

Panama Papers Are A Reminder Of Ethical Risks Lurking In The Supply Chain

EcoVadis

The mind-boggling number of names and companies ensnared in the Panama Papers scandal leaves many people wondering if they might know or work with any of the entities on the list, and whether it means they are doing anything unethical, or breaking any laws. Given the nature of the anonymous accounts in the Panama Papers, this naturally gives rise to questions as to what unethical or illegal things are being done with those accounts.

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q2 2015)

Talking Logistics

The Panama Canal Expansion: The Impact on Logistics Strategies and Operations (1,410 views). Just for Fun Amazon labor management Netflix Panama Canal supplier relationship management supply chain design supply chain execution convergence Talking Logistics TMS transportation spend diagramAs the saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun. We’re more than halfway through 2015 and many companies are already planning for 2016.

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Top Connect Blog Posts of 2016: Panama Canal, Analysis Paralysis, and Innovation

TMC

From the Panama Canal expansion to the continuous advancement of disruptive technologies, 2016 was another eventful year in the global logistics and supply chain industry. An Expanded Panama Canal Takes Logistics into Unchartered Waters One of the biggest stories in the logistics industry for 2016 was the completion of the expanded Panama Canal, which enables a new generation of mammoth-sized container vessels to transit the waterway.

Panama Canal to Launch State-of-the-Art Vessel Scheduling and Maritime Management System

Supply Chain 24/7

New software will help how the Panama Canal plans and schedules transit operations, and for the first time, the Canal will be able to execute a completely integrated operating plan for all of its critical resources, including tugboats, pilots and line handlers

FreightWaves Flashback: Whose flag is the most convenient?

The Supply Chain Journal

Liberia’s loss of market share — down now to about 14% of world tonnage from a high of 20% in the late ’70s — is Panama’s gain. Panama has grown from a market share of about 2.5% FreightWaves Classics articles look at various aspects of the transportation industry’s history.

Burning Cargo Ship Drifts in Atlantic With Porsches, Audis Aboard

Supply Chain Brain

The Felicity Ace, a massive Panama-flagged cargo ship carrying thousands of Volkswagen Group vehicles, caught fire and was left unmanned

This Week in Logistics News (June 15-19, 2015)

Talking Logistics

East Coast Ports Could Gain 10 Percent Additional Share Following Panama Canal Expansion. Robinson announced findings from a joint research project they conducted that looked at how “the Panama Canal’s expansion will likely change the way cargo moves, by both water and land, into and within the United States.” Download the report — Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Is Redrawing the Logistics Map — for all the details.

Panama Expansion

3PL Insights

WILL THE PANAMA EXPANSION AFFECT YOU? by Derek Byrd – Marketing Manager, Evans Distribution Systems In 2014, the Panama Canal will complete a $5.3 billion expansion that will double the waterway’s capacity, and allow... The post Panama Expansion appeared first on 3PL Insights - Warehousing, Transportation, and Logistics.

Panama: Leveraging Opportunities Beyond the Canal

Inbound Logistics

Leverage Panama’s developments into your distribution hub for a more streamlined, efficient, and profitable bottom line

Chasing The Horizon: Countdown to Panama Canal Expansion

Inbound Logistics

As the Panama Canal expansion nears completion, several trends and trade dynamics will determine the impact on U.S. shippers and consignees

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Everything You Need to Know About El Niño and the Panama Canal Restrictions

Elementum

What’s Happening in Panama? On August 7th, Panama’s government declared a state of emergency due to an extreme drought. As a result of the drought, Panama’s busy canal has seen its water level sinking. The Panama Canal is a hugely important passage for global trade routes. But isn’t Panama Undergoing expansion? As global trade increases, key routes like the Panama Canal are nearing capacity.

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6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget

Talking Logistics

Panama Canal Expansion. The Panama Canal expansion, slated for completion this spring, will impact logistics in a big way. You can read more on the topic in our recent white paper, Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion Is Redrawing the Logistics Map [DK1] , which was written collaboratively with Boston Consulting Group. Robinson ocean transportation Panama Canal Safety of Life at Sea SOLASThe start of a new year means budget planning is likely back on your agenda.

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Panama Canal Expansion: Changing the Channel

Inbound Logistics

The Panama Canal expansion, opening in 2015, may alter shippers' sourcing and routing decisions